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Nov 19, 2021

Longueuil, CA, J4K 5B1

Territory Business Manager

Territory Business Manager

We are seeking an experienced B2B sales professional to represent our Market Leading Cigars in the Greater Vancouver, Sunshine Coast and the Sea to Sky Corridor. That candidate must live in Greater Vancouver to be considered.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Increase sales in assigned accounts, call on prospective customers, establish buying cycles, and create a customer/supplier relationship (primarily retail stores)
  • Manage existing business accounts utilizing effective call strategies, conceptual selling, creative problem solving, promotional planning, and merchandising, etc.
  • Develop business partnerships with all classes of trade in order to promote our market leadership
  • Secure proper distribution with all channels of trade
  • Manage and maintain records, files, and reports
  • Prepare sales information for customers
  • Secure and place orders, taking into consideration delivery dates and inventory levels for fulfillment
  • Sell through allotted promotion programs in the require time frame
  • Other duties that may become necessary
  • Travel within the Vancouver, Sunshine Coast and Sea to Sky Corridor is required (approx. 4-6 overnights per month)

 

EDUCATION
High School diploma required; Bachelor's degree in Business preferred

 

EXPERIENCE
Prior consumer packaged goods (CPG) sales experience required (2 years); experience with convenience channel consumer packaged goods is preferred.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
- Essential sales skills
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Demonstrated effective negotiation and closing ability
- Strong analysis skills and solid judgment
- Organization, attention to detail, and follow up are critically important
- Ability to work well with minimal supervision as well as within a team environment
- Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record are required and must be maintained

-Valid Passport is required for yearly international meetings
- Relevant college/university degree preferred but not required

 

Preferences

-Preference will be given to candidates that have experience with handmade, machine made cigars and tobacco.