Bolingbrook, Illinois

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**Overview**

Serve as the primary liaison between the local market and designated suppliers and lead a team in becoming experts at generating supplier program activations that deliver exceptional results. Develop strategic direction for priorities of subordinates to meet volume and value targets through optimal allocation of resources and adherence to brand strategy/standards.

**Primary Responsibilities**

+ Maintain constant communication modes between Division field sales team and supplier marketing (brand & local)

+ Implement and drive company-wide sales strategies to achieve sales goals

+ Plan, execute and evaluate sales, promotion, and marketing programs

+ Lead and direct the Supplier Planning Initiatives, including supplier meetings, programming communication, and business review/planning meeting with SGWS leadership

+ Direct the design, planning, and implementation of new and existing marketing initiatives that align with supplier goals

+ Manage purchasing, supplier shipment, and local delivery of assigned-supplier portfolios for incentive planning and inventory

+ Ensure brand pricing and gross profit is aligned to strategy by channel

+ Assist Commercial Finance team in the management of funds and banks as related to local marketing and brand planning

+ Utilize various available analytic tools to identify local market intelligence and opportunities – consumer shifts/trends, channel dynamics, key account (NAOP/ chains) dynamics, etc.

+ Ensure all business intelligence program tracking is accurate, timely and aligns with regional and individual state reporting

+ Develop and enhance relationships with the trade through participation in food/wine/industry-related events

+ Survey retail outlets monthly to determine and track competing brands and wholesalers

+ Coach, direct, and counsel team on overall performance; define expectations and monitor progress

+ Attract, retain, and motivate the team to maintain an engaging work environment and to ensure sound policies and procedures adhered to

+ Perform other job-related duties as assigned

**ReferenceNumber:** 5250

**Category:** Sales

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Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Bolingbrook, Illinois

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits is a family owned sales and distribution organization with a proud history of consistently delivering impeccable service in 44 states, plus the District of Columbia, Canada and the Caribbean. It’s all made possible by our 20,000 employees. Our careers focus on delivering a captivating and rewarding experience. Challenging our colleagues every step of the way, we provide the tools for them to grow, succeed and accomplish both their personal and professional goals. Together, we can deliver the highest quality service for our suppliers and our customers while we put you on the career path you’ve been looking for. Our people are our most fundamental resource. We recognize that employee contributions are improved through teamwork and empowerment, which drives the success of the company. Our goal is to provide a positive environment for our employees that encourages creativity, recognizes innovation and rewards results.

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