Customer Development Manager
Ref ID: REF2003S
Department: Retail Sales & Category Management
Location: Livingston, CA
Employment Type: Full-time
Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.
We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.Job Description
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Retail Customer Development Manager will be responsible to develop specific customer go-to-market plans and strategies across all our strategic business lines to achieve our organization’s sales and profits goals within national account.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Execute all related sales functions for National accounts to achieve budgeted revenue, market share and profit objectives.
Execute all related sales functions at this National account to achieve budgeted revenue, market share and profit objectives.
Secure distribution ACV objectives on all items at this National account within our Marketing Channels.
Perform regular category review analysis, close distribution gaps and secure fair share space at preferred eye level schematic position. Provide timely accurate forecasting by item for promotional activity.
Further develop account/customer relationship to become category expert.Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
5-10 years retail sales headquarter account experience with food/CPG organization
5 years specific national retail account experience with full account responsibility including developing promotional plans and category schematics.
New item introduction featuring customized national account launch experience
Trade promotional planning with P & L responsibilities
Strong analytical skills; including category management and trade promotional efficiency experience
Proficient with Microsoft office, TPM/SAP, syndicated IRI and account specific data (Demand Tec, Optura)
Strong organization, interpersonal and communications skills
Customer Shopper Marketing experience at a national account
Previous sales experience in a category leader role position at a national account.
Valid Driver’s License, ability to regularly travel for multiple days
Regular attendance is required
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.