Account Manager- Owen Sound

Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited - Owen Sound, ON (30+ days ago)

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About Us

Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, we are Coke Canada!

Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited is Canada’s premier bottling company. We are an independently owned business encompassing over 5,800 associates, more than 50 sales and distribution centers, and 5 production facilities nationwide.

We have a 120-year heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing the major branded ready-to-drink products Canadians love.

Our brands include: Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Coca-Cola Life™, Sprite®, Fanta®, Barq’s®, NESTEA®, POWERADE®, Minute Maid®, DASANI® and vitaminwater®; and our partner brands: Canada Dry®, Monster Energy®, evian® and A&W®.

About our People

We are committed to doing our best every day and our core values define and reflect how we work:

  • Safety First
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Quality
  • Entrepreneurial

About This Opportunity

As a Account Manager, you will report into the District Sales Manager and be based out of Owen Sound, ON.

Full-Time Account Manager
The Account Manager (AM) is the primary Coca-Cola contact between the large or small store managers or store owners and is responsible for the customer relationships along with increasing business by selling and ordering products within his or her sales territory existing customer base. Please note this is a full-time employment opportunity.

**Territory: Owen Sound and Surrounding Area**

Major Activities/Responsibilities

  • Successfully sell customer promotional plans, incremental displays and equipment placements that include annual Customer Marketing Agreements and align with the customer's and the Coca-Cola system’s business objectives and strategies.
  • Evaluate outlet opportunities for new and existing small store customers. Develop a customized business plan addressing the critical needs of the customer(s)
  • Work collaboratively with the District Sales Manager and Merchandisers to ensure that revenue and profit goals are achieved, and that appropriate inventory levels and merchandising standards are maintained at each store
  • Execute and close all sales calls;
  • Sell in promotional programs and ensure dealer compliance;
  • Sell in incremental displays and equipment placements;
  • In connection with a sales call, maintain appropriate inventory levels, maintain company assets and point of sale, ensure account meets Company merchandising standards;
  • Determine stores' product needs, place and transmit appropriate order;
  • Communicate account activities to appropriate parties; and
  • Able to periodically lift 50+ pounds, bend, reach, and kneel.

Requirements

  • 1+ years previous sales experience preferred;
  • Grocery industry experience considered a plus;
  • Ability to multitask handling multiple customer accounts;
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills;
  • Excellent planning and organization skills;

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Valid driver's license and driving record within MVR policy guidelines

Education

  • High School or GED (General Education Diploma) required;
  • Post-Secondary Education preferred.

Important

All offers of employment at Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (“Coke Canada”) are conditional upon a successful background clearance obtained through our contracted third party vendor. The standard clearance requirements depend on the position and may include some or all of the following: criminal clearance, employment verification, education verification and driver’s abstract review. Please advise the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions or concerns in regards to this once you are contacted for further consideration.

Coke Canada is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce with a number of programs, policies and resources in place to support our people.

For individuals with disabilities, should you require accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process please contact our Talent Acquisition Services team.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent