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12 Apr 2016

Southeast Retail Marketing Manager – Kentucky

Posted by Melody Dante, melody@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #29508    – Kentucky

The Retail Marketing Manager spearheads company marketing initiatives and strategies to coordinate and identify new opportunities for within the retail accounts.  By working closely with company leadership the incumbent strives to align existing or new company capabilities and capacity with developing customer needs and expectations to provide fresh, quality product at the best possible time.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute targeted strategies to market company products and services.
  • Work closely with the Major Retailer and divisional operating units to develop or modify product offerings to best meet customer needs and to enhance sales of existing products.
  • Cultivate opportunities by maintaining a full understanding of the produce business.
  • Utilize creative marketing techniques to access undeveloped or under-developed markets.
  • Using category management techniques and expertise to develop and recommend product positioning, packaging and pricing strategies to enhance or secure market share.
  • Function as an active liaison with other providers to identify market segment, planogram, product packaging or business best practices for implementation.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Demonstrated success in driving sales growth.
  • Unrelenting competitiveness and drive to be successful.
  • Tangible experience in category management roles.
  • Ability to create an account management strategy and execute the strategy in an environment with little structure or direct supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize projects under agreed to time constraints.
  • Ability to function effectively in an environment with multiple sources of input.
  • Skills for interacting effectively with a variety of personalities at all levels of the organization and influencing outcomes.
  • Proven ability to present effectively and articulate company positions and strategies.
  • Ability to work with teams or as an individual contributor.
  • Strong customer awareness and orientation.
  • High integrity and commitment to company values.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Five to eight years of progressive hands-on marketing and/or sales experience.
  • Knowledge of the produce industry
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in an appropriate discipline such as Marketing, Business or Advertising.
  • Previous leadership in a marketing, customer fulfillment or sales function.

Please contact Melody Dante, melody@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Sales & Marketing. Job Types: Southeast. Job expires in Endless.

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