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Advantage Solutions Market Manager in Los Angeles, California

Summary

Market Manager

Sunflower Group, a division of Advantage Solutions is actively seeking a Market Manager for our Anheuser Busch collaboration to support a National Sampling Program in Los Angeles, CA. The Market Manager will oversee execution of weekly on premise and off premise sampling events in key accounts. Candidates must be highly motivated and results oriented.

The Market Manager will be responsible for building their team of Brand Ambassadors to execute these activations – working closely with local wholesaler team(s) to schedule appropriate accounts in order to meet execution goals to assist in sales growth for a variety of Anheuser-Busch brands.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages all aspects of Brand Ambassador team including recruitment, training, weekly event execution, and reporting

  • Provides direction to Brand Ambassadors while continuously evaluating performance

  • Responsible for creating Brand Ambassador schedule while adhering to program goals

  • Maintains a working partnership with local wholesaler and key accounts

  • Performs pre-calls and checklists in preparation for sampling events

  • Ensures Brand Ambassadors are properly equipped with merchandise and materials needed to execute sampling events

  • Monitors event execution while ensuring all key brand KPIs are achieved

  • Submits program deliverables accurately and on time each week

  • Knowledge of local alcohol beverage laws

  • Performs additional duties as assigned

  • Ability to combine experience and insight to determine how to best meet program needs

  • Ability to identify problems and provide solutions for the same

  • Ability to set and communicate clear, aligned goals and monitor team progress

Qualifications:

  • Must reside in Los Angeles, CA

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or a related industry

  • 3-5 years of experience managing Brand Ambassador teams

  • Proven success in the execution and evaluation of sampling programs

  • Experience with recruiting, interviewing, and training Brand Ambassadors

  • Experience in creating weekly schedules with specific parameters for execution

  • Experience with approving team events, recaps, and payroll systems

  • Experience in the alcohol or beverage industry preferred

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Docs

Succeeding in today’s competitive marketplace begins with gaining the advantage, and with our collaboration with Anheuser - Busch we stay ahead of the curve. Our partners rely on our unparalleled strategic insights, channel-specific expertise and resources, and innovative culinary support to deliver that competitive advantage. But helping our partners gain the advantage is not enough for us – we make it our business to maximize it through our pioneering technology and big data mining capabilities. We help position our partners to consistently beat their competition and to grow their business.

Responsibilities

Marketing Manager

Sunflower Group, a division of Advantage Solutions is actively seeking a Market Manager for our Anheuser Busch collaboration to support a National Sampling Program in Los Angeles, CA. The Market Manager will oversee execution of weekly on premise and off premise sampling events in key accounts. Candidates must be highly motivated and results oriented.

The Market Manager will be responsible for building their team of Brand Ambassadors to execute these activations – working closely with local wholesaler team(s) to schedule appropriate accounts in order to meet execution goals to assist in sales growth for a variety of Anheuser-Busch brands.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages all aspects of Brand Ambassador team including recruitment, training, weekly event execution, and reporting

  • Provides direction to Brand Ambassadors while continuously evaluating performance

  • Responsible for creating Brand Ambassador schedule while adhering to program goals

  • Maintains a working partnership with local wholesaler and key accounts

  • Performs pre-calls and checklists in preparation for sampling events

  • Ensures Brand Ambassadors are properly equipped with merchandise and materials needed to execute sampling events

  • Monitors event execution while ensuring all key brand KPIs are achieved

  • Submits program deliverables accurately and on time each week

  • Knowledge of local alcohol beverage laws

  • Performs additional duties as assigned

  • Ability to combine experience and insight to determine how to best meet program needs

  • Ability to identify problems and provide solutions for the same

  • Ability to set and communicate clear, aligned goals and monitor team progress

Qualifications:

  • Must reside in Los Angeles, CA

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or a related industry

  • 3-5 years of experience managing Brand Ambassador teams

  • Proven success in the execution and evaluation of sampling programs

  • Experience with recruiting, interviewing, and training Brand Ambassadors

  • Experience in creating weekly schedules with specific parameters for execution

  • Experience with approving team events, recaps, and payroll systems

  • Experience in the alcohol or beverage industry preferred

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Docs

Succeeding in today’s competitive marketplace begins with gaining the advantage, and with our collaboration with Anheuser - Busch we stay ahead of the curve. Our partners rely on our unparalleled strategic insights, channel-specific expertise and resources, and innovative culinary support to deliver that competitive advantage. But helping our partners gain the advantage is not enough for us – we make it our business to maximize it through our pioneering technology and big data mining capabilities. We help position our partners to consistently beat their competition and to grow their business.

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles

Primary Posting Location : City Los Angeles

Primary Posting Location : State/Province CA

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2022-423774

Position Type Full Time

Category Marketing (Corporate): Integrated Marketing, Experiential Marketing

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