Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

Territory Sales Manager Canada

CA-NB-Moncton
Position Type
Part Time
Requisition ID
2017-139494
Category
Marketing (Corporate): Integrated Marketing, Experiential Marketing

Summary

Territory Sales Manager Canada

 

The Territory Sales Manager is responsible for driving the business objectives and sales results for the assigned client program in a local market and/or assigned territory. This position works directly with multiple client partners such as retailers, dealers, call centers, and their employees on behalf of our client. The Territory Sales Manager directly communicates with all levels from management to entry-level associates regarding the execution of the client’s objectives. The measure of success is the ability to efficiently and effectively manage a territory, establish and maintain strong relationships with client partners, develop and manage budgets, and positively drive the client’s key business objectives and sales goals through effective coaching and training.

 

Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions 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.
   
Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Advantage Solutions will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Human Resources Department, Advantage Solutions (905) 475-9623 or hrsupportcanada@advantagesolutions.net

Responsibilities

Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions 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 Territory Sales Manager is responsible for driving the business objectives and sales results for the assigned client program in a local market and/or assigned territory. This position works directly with multiple client partners such as retailers, dealers, call centers, and their employees on behalf of our client. The Territory Sales Manager directly communicates with all levels from management to entry-level associates regarding the execution of the client’s objectives. The measure of success is the ability to efficiently and effectively manage a territory, establish and maintain strong relationships with client partners, develop and manage budgets, and positively drive the client’s key business objectives and sales goals through effective coaching and training.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

Experience driving a sales number / Territory Ownership / Driving incentives

Proactively manage the business objectives and sales goals for the territory of assigned locations. Identify sales training opportunities; create and execute ROI-based action plans for assigned locations. Maximize client ROI by efficiently developing and executing incentives that drive key performance metrics. Manage market specific budgets for incentives, travel, and other costs. Accountable for creating and implementing local strategies, incentives, and sales training initiatives for client partner employees to further improve sales or impact low performance.

 

Ability to tailor communication and training style from leadership to agents

Utilize subject matter expertise of Client’s products and services, including technology, plans, promotions, sales techniques, best practices, ordering systems and on-line tools, activations procedures and methods, credit and escalation processes to drive training and knowledge of Client’s products and services. Adjust training and coaching techniques to appropriately fit the audience which ranges from agent to senior management. Educate Agents and Management on selling procedures, including marketing techniques, and utilization of the client’s products and services. Use huddles, group trainings, shadowing/observation techniques, side-by-side coaching, y-jacking and customer interactions as a direct method of demonstrating and educating employees about sales techniques and the client's new and current promotional activities.

 

Build and maintain strong relationships

Create and maintain strong relationships throughout the territory of assigned locations (physical or virtual) with Client partners. Leverage relationships to drive and increase sales of the Client’s products and services.

 

Ability to analyze data and determine indicated action

Effectively utilize territory and location performance data to develop and execute specific strategies and actions required to meet or exceed client determined business objectives and sales targets. Document and quantify opportunities, share best practices with peers and communicate challenges and recommendations both internally to management and to client teams through reporting and regular communication.

 

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 are not essential duties or functions of this job

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED  or equivalent experience

                         (Preferred): Associate's Degree or equivalent experience            

 

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

5+ Years of experience in sales and training Prefer experience in Marketing/Agency environment

 

Territory Sales Manager will be measured on their ability to achieve the following:

Confidently and professionally represent the Client in crowded environments through an enthusiastic, outgoing, and captivating personality. Manage the daily, weekly, and monthly needs of the assigned territory with strong organizational and communication skills ensuring information is shared in a timely manner with direct supervisors as well as Client teams.

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities List

  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Conflict management skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to make oral presentations
  • Ability to work effectively with management
  • Ability to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically
  • Ability to research and analyze data effectively
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • 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
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Word, Excel, and Internet usage

Environmental & Physical Requirements 

Office / Non-Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: stand for extended periods of time, walk, bend, stoop, or climb. May have possible exposure to dust, and may require the ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds 33% - 66% of the time.

 

Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions

 

Advantage Solutions is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, nation or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbearing), sexual orientation, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pardoned criminal convictions, or any other category protected by law.
 
The above 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. Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions 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.
 
Employee understands that neither the provision of the Job Description nor any representation in this document creates a guarantee or contract of employment for any specified period of time or changes the nature of Employee’s employment, which can only be modified in a writing signed by the CEO.

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.    

 

Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership:  These are our values at Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions.  Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper.  It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services."

 

Advantage Solutions 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, Advantage Solutions 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.

 

Advantage Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Advantage Solutions will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Human Resources Department, Advantage Solutions (905) 475-9623 or hrsupportcanada@advantagesolutions.net

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