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Advantage Solutions Inc.

Senior Business Development Manager

Toronto,ON
  • To be discussed
  • Full time

  • 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Senior Business Development Manager Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
  • Position Type
  • Full Time
  • Postal Code
  • M5B 2L7
  • Requisition ID
  • 2024-432826
  • Category
  • Business Development
Summary

Senior Business Development Manager -Canada


At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a dedicated Senior Business Development Manager to manage 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 client’s goals and encompassing customer relations and implementation.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Health, Dental, Disability, Life, Lifeworks Program)
  • Perk Spot Discounts on Travel, Movies, Cell Phones and more
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off
  • Work from home flexibility

Responsibilities:

  • Achieve P&L targets; manage the business for each client(s) assigned.
  • Implement marketing strategies and analyze trends and results to achieve department/client income and expense budget goals.
  • Develop and launch strategies to pursue new opportunities.
  • Manage and maximize manufacturer marketing/promotional funds to achieve sales goals while staying within financial guidelines.
  • Facilitate communication, opportunities, challenges, and workflow to other team members and attend all Client meetings and reviews.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • CPG related experience is required
  • 8-10 years of relative work experience
  • Proven track record in CPG sales
  • Working knowledge of syndicated data
  • Forecasts, set objectives, anticipates, structures task and establishes priorities
  • Strong sales presentation development skills; Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Access to a vehicle

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.

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats, and communication support upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.

Responsibilities

Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions 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. Advantage Solutions 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.

Position Summary
The Sr. Business Development Manager is responsible for managing major sales programs and strategic planning initiatives within a specific department of the business to ensure that all sales targets are met. Works closely with order entry, claims, schematics and retail associates to increase sales volume within a specific revenue range. Responsible for a total annual revenue greater than $1,000,000. Services several significant clients or may be responsible for multiple (15 or more) clients’ goals, while also encompassing customer relations and implementation.

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 ASM 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

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports
-May hire, retain, train, coach, guide, direct and develop direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

Indirect Reports
- 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 20%

Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job
Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Business
8 or more 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 5 kilograms.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, nation or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbearing), sexual orientation, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pardoned criminal convictions, or any other category protected by law.

The above 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. 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.

Employee understands that neither the provision of the Job Description nor any representation in this document creates a guarantee or contract of employment for any specified period of time or changes the nature of Employee’s employment, which can only be modified in a writing signed by the CEO.

Important Information

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 welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.

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