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Title:  Business Advisor - Bloomington, IN

Job ID:  87844
Country:  USA
City:  Bloomington
Professional area:  Sales
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Bloomington, IN, US, 47401


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 is why 83% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, nine 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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Local applicants welcome

Job Title: Business Advisor

Location: Bloomington, IN

Reporting to: District Sales Manager

Role: Permanent

                                                                                                                                   Business Advisor 


What this position is about:

The purpose of this position is to develop and ensure implementation of the JT International USA sales strategies and programs within the incumbent's sales territory to achieve the Company's financial, sales, and volume quarterly/annual targets.  The Business Advisor assumes a primary role in the development of JTI sales within the territory by achieving all sales objectives and by maximizing the distribution and merchandising of our products while working within the guidelines set by corporate policy. Incumbent must be able to communicate in a timely, efficient, and effective manner and build relationships with customers.


This position is located in Bloomington, IN
Territory region includes the following cities: Bloomington, Clarksville, Columbus, Evansville, Jeffersonville, Salem, New Albany 


What will you do?

  • Attain sales, distribution, merchandising, and product inventory level objectives in the retail and wholesale outlets within his/her territory as assigned by the District Sales or Regional Account Manager.
  • Merchandise, display, and communicate our products' messages to the ultimate consumer through effective communication/negotiation skills with the retail trade to achieve optimum merchandising, display, and price point communication while building and maintaining relationships.
  • To plan, visit and cycle the district responsibilities within assigned frequency by adhering to objectives.  
  • Maintain proper, accurate, and timely reporting system.
  • To help support, develop and maintain territory by attaining agreed upon territory objectives as well as using "cold calling" skill set.
  • To maintain product quality at the retail and wholesale levels by ensuring proper product rotation and availability.  
  • Effectively communicate competitive information from the field on a timely basis.
  • Present a professional image, create, and maintain good business rapport with all internal and external clients in line with the Corporate Policy guidelines.  
  • Give superior service in a timely and efficient manner.  Manage consignment funds.
  • To perform any other tasks given by the direct manager.


Who are we looking for?

  • BA degree is preferred equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • 2 to 3 years of sales or sales merchandising experience preferred but not required, with outside consumer products sales experience a plus.  
  • Fluency in English.  A second language may be a plus depending on the territory.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) with some knowledge of the internet.



We want to be innovative, agile & successful achievers! Do you want to expand your cross functional opportunities and accelerate your career growth?!

Don't hesitate if you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Talent Advisor for the US market- Alfredo Laferte via


"JTI offers equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors."

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Merchandising, Financial Sales, Sales, Retail

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