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Title:  Field Marketer - Malaysia (Kuantan, Pahang)

Job ID:  75182
Country:  Malaysia
Professional area:  Marketing
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced



We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

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What this position is about?


The Field Marketer (FM) is accountable & responsible for his/her assigned territories in ensuring optimal planning & execution of field marketing, trade service level and A&V opportunities. Maintain continuous streamlined communication with all key stakeholders for efficient resolution of any trade opportunities/challenges. He will be expected to analyze information from tools like DSD/TME/Retail Eye systems and conduct territorial exploration for business opportunity and growth. The FM is also responsible to observe market dynamics in accordance with JTI standards.


What will you do?


  • To achieve sales, distribution and trade marketing objectives by focusing on the right and high impact outlets within the designated area.
  • Identify opportunities in the market to deliver brand building strategies, strategic market development planning and product assessment to achieve awareness and gain share of market with actionable initiatives within the guidelines.
  • Oversee and maintain a highly motivated and competent distributors’ sales team by fostering a good working relationship through regular field visitation, understand their needs, provide appropriate support, performance appraisals and provide guidance and ongoing coaching for further improvement.
  • Maintain and develop a mutually productive relationship with all assigned accounts like general trade, key accounts, leisure channel and customers through frequent visitation (including compliance check) and ensuring sales team deliver the expected satisfactory trade service level.
  • Maintain and update accurate records on sales data, distribution analysis, merchandising records and other business related costs.
  • Leverage on strategic merchandising placement opportunities and execute planned trade marketing activities/programs in the trade within the allocated budget and assigned market.
  • Gather, analyze and report accurate market intelligence and trade information to assist management in making better decisions and strategizing programs for business growth.
  • Accept any changes in the tasks, roles and responsibilities as and when determined by the Company.


Who are we looking for?


  • A Diploma or Degree holder in Business Administration, Marketing or any other related fields
  • 1- 2 years of experience in sales & marketing preferably within an FMCG industry
  • Fluent in English and Malay Bahasa. Chinese language and local dialects is an advantage
  • Has good leadership and interpersonal skills and able to communicate effectively
  • A self-starter with the ability to meet objectives under minimum supervision
  • Must have at least 2 years driving experience (preferably GDL) with at least D license
  • Flexible and willing to be mobile
  • Amenable to work in Kuantan Pahang, Malaysia



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