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Regional Chain Manager

Job ID HOU00000621 Date posted 12/06/2018
Description
Overview
Responsible for developing strategies and tactics to achieve customer objectives, KPIs, and targets by implementing strategies and tactics and managing customers in a manner that will achieve profitable long-term growth. The Regional Chain Manager will also oversee and manage a team of Key Account Managers to ensure execution and delivery of objectives for strategic partners.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for sales, promotion, and marketing of brands by providing maximum company sales through planning, executing, follow-up, evaluation, and review
  • Supervise the activities of assigned accounts to ensure maximum sales and profits
  • Coach, direct, and counsel team members on overall performance; define expectations and monitors progress
  • Monitor pricing, merchandising, and competitive activity
  • Provide sales training, brand awareness, and development direction to internal sales professionals and chain buyers
  • Monitor field implementation and execution of national and regional programs to ensure: accurate product pricing, effective discount management, and management of program deadlines
  • Track sales dollars and cases on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Establish a course of action to accomplish sales and specific goals/programming
  • Identify short and long term account opportunities and create plans to leverage products and relationships
  • Attend chain account promotions and events
  • Provide reports and maintain communication of current and projected goals/objectives
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5 years of industry related sales experience within the distribution, hospitality or supplier community
  • Valid state motor vehicle operator’s license and ability to obtain and maintain auto liability insurance in accordance with State laws
  • Ability to work flexible hours which include early morning (i.e. 4:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. start times), evenings, and/or weekends
  • Ability to work overnight travel as required
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience leading a team
  • Ability to adapt and can assist a variety of internal customer groups and varying personality types
  • Strong negotiation skills; demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to create and sell innovative ideas
  • Ability to participate in business meetings, company initiatives and events upon request
  • Proficient at calculating commissions, percentages, and reviewing comparative sales data for analysis
  • Must possess a reliable vehicle, a valid drivers’ license and the ability to obtain and maintain auto liability insurance in accordance with State laws
  • Stay apprised of federal, state and local laws affecting the beverage/alcohol industry within account responsibility
  • Strong negotiation skills

Physical Demands
  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs

Job:Sales
Primary Location:United States-Texas-Houston
Shift:Day Shift

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state and municipal laws. The Company prohibits discrimination on other bases such as ancestry, medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws. We make reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. Candidates should possess the right to work in the United States, as it is not the general practice of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits to sponsor individuals for work visas.

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