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BUSINESS ACCOUNT MANAGER

BUSINESS ACCOUNT MANAGER

Job ID 
2017-85831
Job Locations 
CA-ON-Mississauga
Posted Date 
10/17/2017
Category 
Account Management/Client Services

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Overview

The Business Account Manager will have a deep understanding of both retailer and manufacturer strategies to develop and execute growth plans based on strategic intent set by VP & Client.  The Business Account Manager provides direction to Customer Business Managers and Field Operations to optimize Client business plans. They will be the key point of contact for  client leadership and will be expected to deliver consistent experiences and outcomes. The Business Account Manager will drive the Business Planning process working closely with cross-functional business partners within the Business Insights, Planning Organization, Field Operations and Channel Teams to improve key metrics based on analysis of promotion, spending, volume (forecasts and actuals), execution rates and return on investment.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with Customer Business Managers to develop and execute business plans
  • Build and manage strategic plans for respective retailers/wholesalers
  • Align on strategy and plan with Clients and Customer Business Managers; Identify Opportunities and threats
  • Feed CM’s w/ planning analytics to support Cat/Line reviews, NI presentations, etc.
  • Effective trade fund management and visibility
  • Measure effectiveness of CM’s
  • Align w/Insights lead and be guided by insights specific to Category/Brand, Consumer/Shopper, Channel/Retail dimensions
  • Work with syndicated/other data sources to both manage and inform strategic and tactical trade plans
  • Develop retail merchandising plans and work collaboratively with Field Operations to ensure that all activities are executed with excellence
  • Ad-hoc financial and data analysis, including pre/post event analysis and impact of retail merchandising coverage
  • Develop Customer level distribution and merchandising targets with supporting insights and merchandising activation plans for each key initiative
  • Attend Customer Sales Calls with the Customer Business Manager Team where appropriate
  • Develop and deliver content as part of the CROSSVIEW Business Review process
  • Ensure Client’s Plans are Built and maintained in CROSSVIEW/TradePro and the Client’s Trade Planning System (where applicable)
  • Ensure Client’s Retail Merchandising Plans are built and maintained in AXIS
  • Develop monthly reporting dashboards to ensure key results are shared with Client; provide insights/recommendations for future activity based on results

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four year university.

 

Experience:  Work experience in sales or marketing for a minimum of 4-5  years

 

Physical Demands: None

 

Specific Skills: Excel, Power Point, working knowledge of Nielsen and syndicated data sources

 

Special Skills:  Strong communication and people skills. Must possess collaboration and influencing skills. Ability to be a clear communicator, strategic thinker, and problem solver. Must have ability to effectively prioritize demands and follow through on commitments.

 

Working Conditions:  Office & Field environment

 

Travel Requirements: Varies, 20-30%

 

Language Skills:  English is the primary language skill, however, bilingual skills may be required based on business necessity.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

 

Crossmark is committed to providing accessible employment practices and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know.

CROSSMARK is committed to providing accessible employment practices and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know.

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