Account Manager - Kingston

Date: 15-May-2019

Location: Kingston, ON, ON, CA

Company: Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited

 

About Us

 

Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, we are Coke Canada!

 

Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited is Canada’s premier bottling company. We are an independently owned business encompassing over 5,800 associates, more than 50 sales and distribution centers, and 5 production facilities nationwide.

We have a 120-year heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing the major branded ready-to-drink products Canadians love.

 

Our brands include: Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Coca-Cola Life™, Sprite®, Fanta®, Barq’s®, NESTEA®, POWERADE®, Minute Maid®, DASANI® and vitaminwater®; and our partner brands: Canada Dry®, Monster Energy®, evian® and A&W®.

 

About our People

 

We are committed to doing our best every day and our core values define and reflect how we work:

 

  • Safety First
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Quality
  • Entrepreneurial

 

 

About This Opportunity

 

The Account Manager is the primary Coca-Cola contact between the large or small store managers or store owners and is responsible for the customer relationships along with increasing business by selling and ordering products within his or her sales territory existing customer base.

 

Major Activities/Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for the execution of all sales priorities and initiatives.
  • Execute and close all sales calls
  • Sell in incremental displays and equipment placements; sell in promotional programs and ensure dealer compliance
  • In connection with a sales call, maintain appropriate inventory levels, maintain company assets and point of sale, ensure account meets Company merchandising standards, determine stores' product needs, place and transmit appropriate order in conjunction with existing geographic sales routes
  • Communicate account activities to appropriate parties
  • Transport, replace and maintain Point of Sale advertising as appropriate for account

 

 

Relationships/Ambassador / Corporate Responsibility

 

  • Builds strong relationships with key customers / suppliers that result in win-win solutions.
  • Role model behaviours that are indicative of an aligned system – all functions and franchise.
  • Leverages local knowledge to influence and leverage system strengths to drive positive results.
  • Seen as a key leader for Coca-Cola Bottling Limited in the local market with local municipal government and industries by business / trade / industry groups

 

Education:

 

  • Post-Secondary education, preferably in business related field

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum 1-3 years progressive Sales experience
  • Customer focused with proven relationship building strengths and solid experience developing workforce plans based on business goals
  • Comfort and ability to thrive in a high-change, fasted paced environment
  • Proven collaboration skills with the ability to gain consensus through personal influence
  • Demonstrated ability to invite diverse perspectives, promote an inclusive work environment and support workforce diversity
  • Accomplished team-builder, skilled at inspiring, motivating and developing people
  • Ability to travel day trips to support Market Units up to 50% of the time (all in Ontario)
  • Periodic lifting of 50+ pounds, bending, reaching, kneeling and light merchandising

 

Important – All offers of employment at Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (“Coke Canada”) are conditional upon a successful background clearance obtained through our contracted third party vendor. The standard clearance requirements depend on the position and may include some or all the following: criminal clearance, employment verification, education verification and driver’s abstract review. Please advise the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions or concerns regarding this once you are contacted for further consideration.

 

Coke Canada is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce with several of the programs, policies and resources in place to support our people.

For individuals with disabilities, should you require accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process please contact our Talent Acquisition Services team by calling 1-844-383-2653 or email HR@cokecanada.com

 

 

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