Advantage Solutions C Business Development Manager in New York, New York
C - Business Development Manager I
The C - Business Development Manager I manages sales programs and strategic planning initiatives within a specific department of the business to ensure sales targets are met. This role may be dedicated to servicing one significant client or responsible for multiple clients’ goals and encompassing customer relations and implementation.
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.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Revenue Budget Achievement
Achieve P&L targets; manage business for each client(s) assigned
Implement marketing strategies and analyze trends and results to achieve department/client income and expense budget goals
Monitor and drive revenue growth through efficient management of promotional spending within guidelines on assigned lines; identify opportunities and align business unit resources to secure those opportunities
Client Quota Achievement
Meet and/or exceed Client’s goals for sales, distribution, pricing, shelving and promotional volume
Identify and provide standard available services to support the “Customer as Clients”
Launch strategies to pursue new opportunities
Client Key Performance Indicators Achievement
Manage and maximize manufacturer marketing/promotional funds to achieve sales goals while staying within financial guidelines
Secures Client approved schematics for all Clients’ brands by providing directions and communication to our schematic, reset and retail departments
Implement customer headquarter calls and penetrate key positions at retailer
Department Business Management
Organize business unit team to retain and expand upon all client relationships
Assist team to navigate in the larger company organization to align needed resources and support to ensure specific client and/or customer initiative success
Facilitate communication, opportunities, challenges, and workflow to other team members and attend all Client meetings and reviews
- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
- Does not have direct reports, but may delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving Requirements:
Driving is not an essential duty and function of this job
Travel is an essential duty and function of this job 40%
Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Field of Study/Area of Experience: Business
- 2-4 years of experience in applicable field
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Strong sales presentation and development skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong written communication and verbal communication skills
Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships
Working knowledge of syndicated data
Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
Environmental & Physical Requirements:
Office / Sedentary Requirements: Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.
Additional Information Regarding The Company 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.
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.
The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance. All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.
Primary Posting Location : Address 125 Fifth Avenue - 3rd Floor
Primary Posting Location : City New York
Primary Posting Location : State/Province NY
Primary Posting Location : Country US
Requisition ID 2018-164795
Position Type Full Time
Category Sales (Professional)