Channel Sales Specialist II

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The Channel Sales Specialist II is a dedicated resource assigned to their Channel and reports to the Channel Sales Manager in our Carneys Point, NJ location. The individual will be highly involved with the entire Channel team and actively involved in problem solving, organizing information/activities and pro-actively identifying both issues and opportunities in their day to day duties. There may be some direct customer communication on certain issues as determined by the Channel Sales Manager and Channel Vice President. In addition to the above, the position includes responsibility for New Item set up, Price List maintenance, Promotional set-up, and Feasibility Request support and sample request/tracking.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Take an active role in the day to day activities and support of the Channel team (may include responsibility / support for two separate Channels)
  • Manage the initial life cycle of a product including new opportunity assessment, feasibility, and new item set up
  • Work with Customers and Channel management on new item set-up, forecasting support , price list and promotional maintenance
  • Involved with and competent in customer online portals as Channel requires
  • Able to pull and organize information from IRI to create a story for the sell
  • Harvest data from the pricing and promotional tool to create opportunities to expand the sales on items already listed
  • Key organizer and supporter of the Vice President and Sales Manager in their day to day functions
  • Monitor customers' online platforms both passively and actively for any changes or updates that would affect the interest of the salesperson or the company
  • Develop a deep understanding of LPC product and procedures in order to effectively support the Sales Manager and Vice President
  • Initial development and ongoing support for customer presentations
  • Help create and maintain sales reports in support of the Sales Manager and Vice President
  • Keep Sales Manager and Vice President aware of critical timelines
  • Work with the Sales Manager and Vice President to maintain data and documents that allow the VP and Sales Manager to maximize time spent selling and closing
  • Makes customer presentations as part of their ongoing development

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2+ years Business Experience
  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree
  • Ability to effectively interact, engage and communicate with internal and external customers
  • Working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office programs
  • Prior experience with QAD/Qlikview is preferred
  • Mildly proficient in negotiation, analytical and influencing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven organizational skills
  • Ability to direct, coach and train others
  • Consultative, influential, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.


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Category

Marketing Managers


Education

Bachelor's Degree


Experience

2 to 20+ years


Job type

Full time

Posted
10/01/2021
Salary Range
$37,000.00 - 76,000.00
per Year
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Location
Penns Grove, NJ 08069, US
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