Job description

Do you want to work for an award-winning field sales team as a Retail Development Representative?

Do you want to join one of only a handful of European business who are Top Employer, certified for 2020?

Then read on!

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Retail Development Sales Representative to join our dedicated Irish Sales Business of this Global Brand. You will be part of a FTSE Top 25 organisation with a global footprint spanning more than 160 countries around the globe.

As a member of our sales force, you will be joining an award-winning sales team, you will ideally be located in Kilkenny or Waterford, have relevant sales experience and want to develop your career further with a company that takes development, engagement, wellbeing and progression seriously.

Please kindly note that you need to have a valid EU Working Visa and Full Clean Drivers Licence in order to proceed for this position.

Key accountabilities

  • Drive business across Retail multiple and independent stores, Key Accounts Wholesale
  • Be at the forefront of our business.
  • Build an in-depth understanding of customer needs and shopper dynamics.
  • Partner with up to 200 retail, Independent and Wholesale outlets in your area, establishing excellent relationships within your territory through a range of Key Accounts Operations Team to Retailers and key contacts within wholesaler, having value-adding conversations to sell in new products to meet the customer’s identified needs.
  • Drive customer advocacy for our brands through educating retailers on product USP’s.
  • Achieve sales, market share, distribution, availability and coverage targets within defined area.
  • Identify and communicate merchandising opportunities to your customers to help ensure the best possible space allocation and visibility of Imperial brands on shelf.
  • Monitor and report on competitor activity.
  • Identify new business opportunities by having a great understanding of the category and shopper behaviour in-store.

About you:

Ideally candidates should possess relevant experience in a similar role or be able to demonstrate an aptitude for the role. In addition, candidates should be:

  • Able to work independently and driven to achieve targets
  • Understanding of wider team goals and how you can impact them
  • Committed and responsible for managing your time and resources effectively.
  • Have strong communication and people skills, and the ability to build rapport and relationships quickly.
  • Able to use your initiative and to act independently when required.
  • Efficient, accurate and timely in the administration associated with the role.
  • An effective team player

If you do not meet the essential requirements as outlined in this advert, we regret that we are unable to process your application.