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Advantage Solutions Beyond Beer Business Development Cadet in New York, New York

Summary

Beyond Beer Business Development Cadet

Dreaming big is at our core. Brewing the world’s most loved beers and seltzers and creating meaningful experiences is what inspires us. We are owners, empowered to lead real change, deliver on tough challenges, and take accountability for the results. We are looking for talent that shares these values, that is ambitious, bold & resilient. We want talent that is looking for fast career growth, cross-functional experiences, and robust training & development. Does this sound like you? If so, we encourage you to apply to our Activation Army Summer Cadet Program. We’re cultivating the next generation of Beyond Beer sales and activation top talent. We believe in investing in our future leaders today and through a concentrated training program, in-depth exposure to our sales and relevant experiences right from the beginning. Over the course of a five-month experience, our Summer Cadets Business Development Representatives will gain a deep immersion in sales, display execution standards and Anheuser Busch culture.

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What We Offer:

  • Full-time employment for the contract period with potential for permanent placement

  • Competitive pay rates

  • Monthly incentives up to $500 for specific KPIs

  • Program Completion Bonus based on KPIs

  • $500 per month car and $50 cell phone allowance

  • Comprehensive training on marketing, sales and in-field activation

  • Opportunity to join the team in a permanent placement role after program graduation

  • Cicerone Certification and other team perks!

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain relationships with on and off premise owners and managers within key territory

  • Increase rate of sale for key brands within the category portfolio; wine, spirits, seltzers, flavored malt beverages and more

  • Deliver execution excellence via merchandising store resets and POS placement

  • Utilize data analytics to identify gaps and opportunities for increasing volume and distribution

  • Execute best in class consumer activation via sampling, sponsorships and events

  • Provide market intelligence on local and regional activities

  • Achieve and/or exceed monthly Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

  • Conduct samplings and activation in accounts weekly and build consumer trial

Qualifications:

  • Recent university graduate – Bachelor’s Degree with a GPA of 2.8 or greater

  • Functional mobility – open to experiencing different functions

  • Must be available from June - November 2021

  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)

  • Open to some nights and weekends to conduct sampling and activations

  • Access to reliable transportation within your territory is critical

  • Prior experience working in sales, traditional retail (CPG) and/or bars or restaurants preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to make oral presentations

  • Ability to develop strategic plans and make sound decisions to grow the business

  • Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships and customer satisfaction

  • Flexible and adaptable; Impeccable time management skills

  • Strong computer skills and daily Internet access

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) proficiency

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The ABI Territory Sales Representative is responsible for developing and growing sales volume in their assigned territories through relationship building, and effective fact-based selling and presentations with retail account’s operations personnel at store and market (district/region/etc.) level.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Selling

• Developing and leveraging relationships with key influence and decision makers in assigned stores and markets.

• Delivering consistent market level contact and administration as per client and customer standards.

• Effectively gaining front end and main aisle presence of client brands.

Achieving Results

• Implement strategies to meet or exceed goals for assigned stores and markets.

• Growing POS for client brands by selling incremental display locations, selling the execution of plan-o-grammed locations, executing initiatives as well as maintaining in stock conditions.

• Analyzes and develops business plans each Quarter that identifies opportunities to grow sales within their territory.

Organizing and Planning

• Follows team sales call standards and strategically implements a call coverage plan that meets the business needs of client and the retail customer.

• Administration/Reporting: Complete accurate and timely paperwork, reports, recaps, itineraries, expense reports, etc.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements:

  • Travel and Driving is an essential duty and function of this job

Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level:

(Required): Associate's Degree

(Preferred): Bachelor's Degree

Field of Study/Area of Experience:Sales

  • 3-5 years of experience in Sales

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities, and Software/Tools

  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent customer service orientation

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment

  • Ability to make oral presentations

  • Ability to develop strategic plans to grow the business

  • Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships

  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Field / Reps Requirements:

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a retail in-store environment. Typically requires the ability to travel, drive, and engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 74 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.

Additional Information Regarding Advantage Solutions Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-NY-New York

Primary Posting Location : City New York

Primary Posting Location : State/Province NY

Postal Code 10027

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-338882

Position Type Full Time

Category Sales (Professional)

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