Commercial Sales Manager - Leeds, Sheffield

Function:
Sales
Role:
On Trade
Employment Type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full Time
Region:
England
Area:
West Yorkshire
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
09-May-18
Recruiter:
Diageo
Job Ref:
61880BR

Commercial Sales Manager

Organisation:

On Trade, Reports into the Head of Field Sales. Line Management responsibility for a team of 10 (across Account Executives, Sales Executives and Quality executives). Winning in the field is a crucial part of our F21 performance ambition. The ability to drive your team to win beer and spirit market share growth, whilst delivering a strong P&L performance is essential to the overall performance of the On Trade channel.

The field sales team play a critical role in growing our existing customer relationships in the MRG sector as well as continuing to grow our share of beer and innovation products across the IFT. The CSM will be "known on the scene" and has their finger on the pulse of the On trade, identifying opportunities and winning new customers.

Key outcomes:

* Win the key battleground of Beer and Spirits Market Share in the emerging On Trade
* Deliver the P&L
* Identify and win at least our fair share of new MRG business
* Lead, Inspire and coach your team to execute and deliver the plan.
* We are the supplier of choice, via excellent customer management and powerful relationships with priority customers; RTM distributors & internal stakeholders.
* Customer and Consumer campaigns are brilliantly executed across all customers within your remit

Decision maker for:

* Joint business plan investment and activity plans.
* Wholesale customer relationships
* Resourcing and Capability build for your team of direct reports.
* Creating and delivering a robust outlet coverage strategy
* Influencing brand and channel strategy on what it takes to win in key city centres

Top functional capabilities for this role:

* Account Management - Brilliant selling, negotiation and influencing skills.
* People Leadership & Coaching Skills
* Commercial Acumen - maximising RoI
* Stakeholder management and influencing at all levels.

Top 3 leadership capabilities for this role:

* Creating the Conditions for people to Succeed
* Creating Possibilities - stakeholder influence
* Consistently Delivering Great Performance

What would you need to demonstrate in order to be successful in this role?

* A strong desire to deliver remarkable performance and beat the competition

* High Learning agility - ability to manage a fast paced programme, injecting agility into our execution
* Comfort with ambiguity and the ability to have a finger on the pulse of performance without weekly, direct data
* Passion for developing talent & making a difference to the careers of future leaders.
* A passion for our brands that shines through in the way you sell - you are proven in category selling that unlocks innovation & reserve brands. You demonstrate a hunger to deliver game changing performance.

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