Account Manager (Large Store Focus - Montreal)

Date: 02-Mar-2019

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited


Facility Location- Montreal 

Department- Montreal Large Format Team 2 

Salary Range - This role offers a base salary, monthly car allowance, Annual Sales Incentive and Performance review along with full medical benefits and 100% matched pension plan.


About Us


Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, We are Coke Canada.


We are a family business that unites more than 6,000 employees working together to support one another, our customers, consumers and our communities. Our heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing Coca-Cola brand products, and other allied brands in Canada runs more than 120-years deep!


We are the face of Coca-Cola and its Partner Brands to Canadians. We produce and deliver the beverages and experiences that delight them at every occasion in their life.  We are the bottler for an entire nation with a vision and commitment to becoming “the greatest” in our industry.


About our People


We believe our people are the DNA of our organization.  With an unwavering commitment to do their best every day, we also share values which define how we work:

  • Safety First - For all of us safety is non-negotiable and must come first
  • Integrity - We nurture trust and keep our word
  • Accountability - we all take ownership and responsibility for our actions and the parts of the business that we impact
  • Quality – we focus on quality in every aspect of our business.  Our products refresh families across Canada, including our own, so we work to deliver the best for them, every time.
  • Entrepreneurial – A mind set of being results focused, sharing improvements & innovations towards a better future


About You


If you often find yourself saying “this can be done” or are often questioning “is there a better way?” then Coke Canada has opportunities that will encourage you and your teams to step forward.  We offer a variety of opportunities that will enable you to develop your skills, challenge yourself and progress your career.   


About This Opportunity


As an Account Manager, you will report into the District Sales Manager and be based out of our l'Assomption Facility located in Montreal.


In this role you will be …

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


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

Periodic lifting of 50+ pounds, bending, reaching, kneeling and light merchandising


What you will need to succeed in this role 


Fluently Bilingual - French and English (Spoken)

High School or GED (General Education Diploma) required

Bachelor Degree/3-4 Yr College - Univ. Degree preferred

1+ years of general work experience

1+ years previous sales experience preferred

Food/beverage industry experience a plus

Ability to handle multiple customer accounts

Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills

Excellent planning and organization skills

Proficient computer application skills

Ability to create and conduct sales presentations preferred

Valid driver's license and driving record within MVR policy guidelines



Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (“Coke Canada”) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce.  We have a number of programs and policies in place to support this goal.


For individuals with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request.  Should you require an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition Services team by calling 1-844-383-2653.


Coke Canada requires applicants to undergo a background verification process prior to commencing employment with the company. Employment with us is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check.

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