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Regional Account Manager - Pacific Northwest

The Wine Group

Seattle, WA

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JOB SUMMARY

Execute TWG Trade Development strategy for entire TWG Portfolio in all major Regional Chains throughout the Pacific Northwest. Assist in execution of National Chain programs, secured by our National Account team. Work with TWG Field Sales Organization to maximize program execution efforts with our wholesalers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
* Build relationships with regional chain buyers and all key decision makers in each account. Build quality relationships with Director/VP of Chains at wholesaler as well as the KAM and Execution teams
* Understand TWG new item initiatives and how to prioritize them for each customer based on their individual go to market strategy
* Execute TWG pricing strategy with knowledge of individual chain requirements and nuances. Includes managing Post Offs, Multi-Lane pricing, Warehouse Pricing, QD's, Split Case charges etc. Need to work closely with TWG Field Sales Team in order to manage properly
* Conduct monthly program presentations against TWG priorities and chain specific opportunities; maximize TWG share of merchandising activity
* Secure weekly circular and specialty ads
* Create and sell high impact Trade Marketing programs
* Act as conduit to Field Sales to maximize program execution through all key phases: Planning-Communication-Execution-Evaluation
* Responsibility for TWG Category Management in these accounts through individual efforts and coordination with the wholesaler. Optimize shelf and cold Box placements
* Handle administration as required by each chain and TWG

QUALIFICATIONS
* 5 Years Field sales experience with a Supplier or Distributor
* Regional Head Quarter call experience
* Knowledge of Nielsen, Excel, Power point, Word
* Bachelor's Degree
* Strong analytical thinking
* Must have a proactive spirit and possess strong initiative
* Must be well organized with an ability to work independently as well as in a team environment and be flexible to changes in the wine industry
* Willing to travel and with overnight stays as needed
* Ability to work and succeed in dynamic entrepreneurial environment
* Support and model all Company procedures and policies
* Embrace and demonstrate The Wine Group's Values: Long-Term Sustainable Value Creation, Relentlessly Entrepreneurial, Empowered People, and Responsible and Trustworthy

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
* Position operates in a professional office environment
* Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
* Frequent travel and overnight stays for account calls and meetings

At The Wine Group, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to an environment of mutual respect, diversity and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Sunday, September 19th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
Mid-Level
Reference No:
DF818