Rawpothecary - Area Sales Manager

Job Title: Area Sales Manager
Company: Rawpothecary
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Industry Sectors: Beverage - Non Alcoholic
Retailer
Job Categories: Sales
Date Posted: 6/20/2014
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Area Sales Manager

 
JOB TITLE: Area Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a high-performing Area Sales Manager based in the New York Metro area who brings significant ambition, strong leadership qualities, and a desire to join a winning team.

The ideal candidate will visit key accounts in their assigned territory and work with local distributors and distributor sales reps to achieve sales objectives. The position requires a self- motivated, organized, energetic, and creative person.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and maintain an organized list of key accounts in the territory
Sell our brand to retailers in coordination with local distributors and sales reps
Call on key accounts on an ongoing basis to review in-store priorities
Enhance the business by gaining new points of distribution
Educate account managers on proper and effective merchandising:
Proper shelf management positions
Rack, equipment, and POS placements


JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Food and Beverage Sales or Marketing experience a plus
Innovative and creativity in approaching accounts and expanding business
Ability to formulate account strategies and execute against them
Strong communication skills (both written and oral)
Creative presentation/public speaking
Professional demeanor in working with coworkers, distributors, retail reps and consumers
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Must have valid driver's license and own vehicle to travel and transport promotional merchandise between accounts within assigned territory
Must be able to use basic features in MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint)