Job Description

1. Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with current business retailers and food services including but not limited to- Costco, Walmart, Loblaws, Sobeys, Sysco, GFS, US Foods, etc.
  • Dealing with trade spending management including but not limited to trade promotions, accrual management, trade deals, listing fees, pricing strategy, budgeting and pricing.
  • Work closely with the Sales team on projects.
  • Attend trade shows and build business via networking
  • Building strong relationships with cross-functional stakeholders, including merchandising, supply chain and peer groups.
  • Building new business with distributors and retailers
  • Lead the e-comm initiative and drive both B2B and B2C engagement initiatives, including Amazon, Instacart, etc.
  • Analyze category pricing, promotion, and competition utilizing internal and external data sources to report on performance
  • Implement plans for innovative line extensions and new products
  • Execute multiple category marketing plans throughout the year. Integrate activities of key departments, monitor timelines and effectiveness of tactical plans. Recommend corrective action as needed
  • Develop & execute (via Sales Team) pricing, promotion, merchandising, and shelving program recommendations to support category and meet business objectives
  • Optimize profit margins for assigned product lines and contribute to corporate gross margin gains
  • Lead and develop annual brand growth strategy and business projections

1. Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing or business administration
  • 5+ years of sales experience within a corporate setting and/or food industry.
  • Relevant experience in dealing with big banner stores
  • Experience and understanding of processes of each retailer
  • Experience working with broker network
  • Experience working with amazon sales
  • Understanding GSI, 1 world sync
  • Familiar with planogram dates
  • Knowledge of East Indian food products is an asset
  • Ability to communicate in Hindi and Punjabi is an asset.

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