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Title:  District Sales Manager - Keystone District

Job ID:  23286
Country:  USA
City:  Dallas
Professional area:  Sales
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

JTI is a leading international tobacco company with operations in more than 120 countries. We’re the global owner of world-renowned brands such as Winston, the number two cigarette brand in the world, and Camel (outside the US). Our global brands also include Mevius, LD and Natural American Spirit, and we manufacture the internationally recognized Logic e-cigarette brand and Ploom Tech, a major brand in the heated tobacco category.

Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 45’000 people across the globe. We were recently awarded Global Top Employer for the fifth consecutive year with regional Top Employer Certification in Europe, Asia-Pacific, North America, Africa and the Middle East. This is recognition of our outstanding talent strategy, energizing culture and commitment to learning and development.

We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. For more information visit www.jti.com.

Position Purpose:

JTI USA is presently seeking a District Sales Manager to become a member of our Sales team, to help support the overall strategy of the organization for the Keystone District. The greography of this district includes Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

 

MUST RESIDE IN WITHIN DISTRICT OR BE WILLING TO RELOCATE TO THIS AREA.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that assigned Sales Representatives attain objectives regarding product sale, distribution, exposure, and maintain appropriate inventory levels while respecting retail arrangements and promotional budget allocations
  • Provide field leadership through training, development and performance evaluation of Sales Representatives in his/her territory to increase productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness, and identify candidates for possible advancements.
  • Maintain consistent contact with distributors to ensure product availability and secure orders, strengthen and build customer relations and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Execute retail and wholesale promotional support activities to build brand awareness of our products to prospective customers/consumers
 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of direct sales related managerial experience. Industry knowledge and FMCG organizational experience are preferred
  • Experience in selling to retailers, Wholesalers and Distributors in the Consumer Products industry is preferred.
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Prior experience with Sales Force Automation systems would be a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated strong work ethic.

 

 

Benefits:
Enjoy a competitive salary commensurate with the experience and responsibility requirements.
Excellent employee environment with a competitive benefits package including:

  • Bonus 
  • Annual Merit Increase 
  • Company Vehicle 
  • Healthcare 
  • Dental 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • 401k Plan + Company Contributions 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Disability
  • Tuition Assistance


Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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