Trade Development Manager - Western New York

Voss of Norway AS

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

  • Assure sufficient product/inventory is sold to customer accounts.
  • Develop and expand sales volume, market shares, and product distribution.  
  • Gain incremental display and shelf space allocation through promotions and point of purchase materials.
  • Provide excellent service to assigned accounts creating and maintaining goodwill will with the customers.
  • Merchandise product sections and build displays to stimulate sales.
  • Participate and implement Trade Events.
  • Complete required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
  • EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/EDUCATION:

    • Related industry experience and demonstrated successful performance in a beverage management position.
    • 5 years of progressive beverage sales or DSD operations experience – preferably in distribution related business.
    • Related bachelor’s degree.
    • Strong analytical, commercial and project management skills.

    QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  We require a proven track record of successful performance managing fast moving consumer products goods preferably in the premium beverage category.  Excellent computer and presentation skills. Valid driver license with an insured automobile.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is required to stand, walk, sit, and bend; use hands, talk and hear.  The employee must regularly (numerous times each day) lift 15 - 40 pounds. 

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