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Market Sales Lead

Company: Campbell Soup Company
Location: Melville
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Since 1869 we've connected people through food they love. Our history was created by remarkable people, ideas, and innovations. It serves as inspiration and foundation for our future success.We're proud to be stewards of amazing brands that people trust. Our portfolio includes the iconic Campbell's brand, as well as Michael Angelo's, noosa, Pace, Pacific Foods, Prego, Rao's Homemade, Swanson, and V8. In our Snacks division, we have brands like Cape Cod, Goldfish, Kettle Brand, Lance, Late July, Pepperidge Farm, Snack Factory, and Synder's of Hanover. We foster a culture of belonging where people come first, and diversity is embraced. And we live our values, always, while setting the highest standards for performance.Here, you will make a difference every day. You will be part of a dynamic, collaborative, and competitive team. You will be supported to build a rewarding career with opportunities to grow, innovate and inspire. Make history with us.General SummaryWe are building a competitively advantaged Campbell Snacks Sales organization with snacking talent, capabilities and accountabilities. Guiding our path to excellence is our Sales True North compass which reflects our values, who we are, what we do and the unique value we bring to the market.Who are we? - Indispensable partner that drives profitable growth as one teamWhat we do - Grow faster than the competition every store, every dayUnique Value - Build and ensure execution of great plans + DSMP (Distribution, Shelving, Merchandising, Pricing)Our Values - own it like a founder, dare to disrupt, seek the power of different, do right and be realIntegral to this team is the Market Sales Lead (MSL) who is responsible for the growth of sales and the development of our Independent DSD Partners (IDPs) . The MSL will communicate sales, stale and service targets and merchandising objectives to assigned independent distributors as well as support Zone Sales Manager (ZSM) at regularly scheduled workshop meetings to improve operational expertise of the independent distributor. The MSL is responsible for establishing and maintaining a high level of relations with our Independent DSD Partners (IDPs), retail stores management and key customer decision makers.Principal AccountabilitiesRetail DevelopmentExecute distribution, merchandising and promotion priorities against targeted goals and in line with specific customer expectations.Schedule and conduct weekly route rides to provide coaching on improved selling skills.Execute store evaluations monthly to highlight strengths and opportunities with 30% of the evaluations conducted on the weekend.Ensure service levels meet or exceed customer expectations.Sell incremental placements, point of sale and displays throughout the store.Perform required resets.Develop strong relationships across multiple levels of the store personnel.Establish, and maintain, call frequency on major chain supervisors to support sales and service levels.Collaborate across the organization to deliver results.Understand the consumer and customer variations across multiple classes of trade. (Convenience, Mass, Grocery and Drug, etc.)Independent DSD Partner (IDP) DevelopmentSchedule effective weekly communication to manage execution of mod compliance, planners and display programs. Ensure all independent distributors are aligned on annual targets for sales, stale, service and distribution targets.Build IDP capabilities to achieve objectives/targets and to secure necessary resources and alignment.Manage implementation of tools, resources and technology to improve the efficiency of their operation and provide the opportunity for incremental service. Act as key liaison between the ZSM and distributor.Frequently share market information with all IDPs and assist them on problems and opportunities.Lead and inspire new IDP through effective onboarding procedures and activities.Conduct 2-week onboarding and set up for all new distributors to review procedures, process and service requirements.Conduct actual physical inventories for each targeted distributor annually. Verify physical inventories for each IDP by the 3rd quarter of each fiscal year.Act as key liaison between the ZSM and distributor.Frequently share market information with all independent distributors and independent business owners and assist them on problems and opportunities.Reinforce and mutually develop joint goals through the JVP process.Identify potential future IDPs for routes.Job ComplexityEstablish, develop and maintain business relationships with IDPs (Full day route riding & frequent route operations skill sharing)Deliver gross revenue targetContribute to ACV display gains in key accounts and region geoSelling and negotiation skillsLeverage technology to make informed business decisionsEstablish strong selling relationships with key retailers and divisional leaders of top accounts within zoneExecute route addition goalConduct min quarterly JBP sessions with IDPIdentify & create strategy to influence worst performing IDP results vs opportunityConduct weekend store evaluations a minimum 1x per monthOperate a route on a as needed basis (emergency situations)Job Specifications Minimum education required: Bachelor's DegreeYears of relevant experience: 0-3Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesSelf-motivated and effective team memberStrong written and verbal communicationProblem solving skillsStrong technical and analytical skillsMust have strong technical skills: advanced excel, PowerPointLeadership skillsMust have strong verbal and written communication skillsSelf-motivated and effective team memberExperience with technology and ability to learn iPad business applicationsWorking knowledge of MS Office to include PowerPoint, Excel. and OutlookWorking ConditionsTravel as neededMust be able to relocate as requiredDisclaimerThe preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Compensation and Benefits:The target base salary range for this full-time, salaried position is between$47,600-$79,800Individual base pay depends on work location and additional factors such as experience, job-related skills, and relevant education or training. Total pay may include other forms of compensation. In addition, we offer competitive health, dental, 401k and wellness benefits beginning on the first day of employment. Please ask your Talent Acquisition Partner for more information about our total rewards package.The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and qualified applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, including consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, protected veteran status, disability, age, religion, or any other classification protected by law.

Keywords: Campbell Soup Company, West Haven , Market Sales Lead, Sales , Melville, Connecticut

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