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AGENCY SALES MANAGER – LOCATION MINNEAPOLIS, MN

 

THIS POSITION IS HOME-BASED IN MINNEAPOLIS, MN or CHICAGO, IL

 

This position is responsible for achieving the Sales Effectiveness Vision through the Acosta Sales Agency by leading and delivering in the areas of Sales execution, trade management, profitability and compliance.  The Sales territory includes National responsibility for the Supervalu account, SpartanNash in Grand Rapids and the Schnucks account in St. Louis.   This position will have short term P&L and long term value creation responsibility.

 

A Day in The Life Typically Includes:

  • Provide leadership and direction to the Acosta Business Managers to deliver sales and market share growth objectives.
  • Provide leadership in business planning with the (5) Acosta Business Managers in the assigned territory with responsibility for trade and volume forecasting accuracy
  • Participation in key account business reviews, category line reviews and new item presentations.
    Drive business results through collaborative strategic account planning as well as in-period management.
  • Ensure Sales Agency compliance with all trade management, deduction management and record retention policies.
  • Working with the Sales Agency to improve retail distribution conditions, POG improvements and compliance.
  • Create value by establishing a strong presence for G-P’s consumer business at the retailers in these markets through relationships and customer wiring.
 
What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • At least 5 years of CPG Sales or Agency Management within a CPG environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Power Point and Word).
  • Willingness to travel overnight as needed

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate deep knowledge within the CPG industry 
  • Utilize syndicated data to develop effective, fact-based business plans and presentations.
  • Highly experienced in effective trade management.
Why Work For GP?
  • culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

 

We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie® plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern® in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.

 

Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, non-woven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include: Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, enMotion®, Sparkle®, Mardi Gras®, and Vanity Fair®, as well as the Dixie® brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Its Harmon subsidiary is among the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly.

 

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

 

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