Director of National Accounts- Western Region

Reed's Inc.

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Title: Director of National Accounts- Western Region

Location: West Coast

Company

Established in 1989, Reed's is America's best-selling ginger beer brand and has been the leader and innovator in the ginger beer category for decades. Virgil's is America's best-selling independent, full line of natural craft sodas. The Reed's Inc. portfolio is sold in over 30,000 retail doors nationwide. Reed's Ginger Beers are unique due to the proprietary process of using fresh ginger root combined with a Jamaican inspired recipe of natural spices and fruit juices. The Company uses this same handcrafted approach in its award-winning Virgil's line of great tasting, bold flavored craft sodas.

 Job Summary

 

The Director of National Accounts heads the strategy and sales execution for all West Coast accounts. Reporting to the Chief Sales Officer, this position will own and drive all business relationships with major retail chain customers throughout our distribution footprint. The individual in this role will be responsible for developing all channel strategies, pricing guidelines, channel analysis and all Reed’s brand sales initiatives.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Meet and exceed annual new and existing customer revenue and profit targets
  • Manage all relationships with retail customers both directly and through brokers
  • Develop and execute distribution and merchandizing of new products within customer’s timeline
  • Partner with Sales Leadership Team on pricing
  • Analyze ROI on marketing and promotional activities and campaigns
  • Develop annual revenue volume, and promotional spend strategy for each retail account

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years progressive business experience with CPG and beverage
  • Experience partnering with CPG brokers
  • Grocery and Club channel experience
  • Demonstrated experience owning P and L
  • Travel required- 50%
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