Division Sales Manager in Nashua, New Hampshire, US at ITG Brands

Date Posted: 3/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

If working for a company that values its people and recognizes the importance of work/life balance is appealing to you, look no further than ITG Brands!

WHO WE ARE

ITG Brands is the U.S. division of Imperial Brands. We are the nation's third-largest tobacco company with offerings of some of the most well-known cigarette, cigar and vaping products. ITG Brands carries at its core, the mindset that, in order to succeed, a company must treat its people well and give them the tools they need to win. We are currently searching for a Division Sales Manager working remotely in the territory of Nashua, NH – Portland, ME.

In this role, you will work with and report directly to the Regional Sales Manager to optimize ITG Brands' engagement with key accounts.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

    • Identify ITGB’s opportunities within the Division and provide input to Region on potential areas for improved results.
    • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with customers (retailers and wholesalers) across the Division.
    • Model ability to influence retailer in order to support ITGB’s key strategies and initiatives.
    • Penetrate consumer and retailer insights to drive alignment between ITGB and the consumer.
    • Coach and develop team to improve selling skills and maintain strong retail partnerships across assignments.
    • Lead team in development of selling plans that resonate with retailers and encompass conceptual selling themes across all ITGB’s product categories.
    • Demonstrate product and industry knowledge to effectively support and guide your team and Division.
    • Collaborate with Region resources to identify sales opportunities that can be acted upon to drive sales performance.
    • Direct the tactical quarterly and monthly cycles of key sales initiative deployment for your team and Division.
    • Account for delivering all assigned retail execution objectives and key company priorities within the respective Division.
    • Measure and direct team resources to maximize time allocation on a store by store basis in order to meet productivity objectives.
    • Ensure alignment to retail cycle plan coverage objectives and overall coverage model parameters.
    • Work with Sales Representatives to optimize assignment coverage designs to maximize retail activity time in achieving strategic objectives.
    • Ensure placement and services of all merchandising fixtures/displays to present a competitive merchandising advantage across all ITGB’s product categories.
    • Ensure all requirements of our retail partnership agreements are being maintained by retail stores.
    • Ensure and maintain all promotional programs and competitive pricing initiatives.
    • Help team gain and maintain acceptance by retail store management to use the “ITG Portal” as the primary method for reimbursement and tracking.
    • Facilitate sharing of best practice approaches across Area, Region, and Division as well as internally to improve business performance.
    • Solicit and report customer and competitor insights to identify critical sales opportunities and provide solutions to RSM, AVP, and HQ.
    • Evaluate and consistently develop individual team members to improve their skills, capabilities, and overall performance.
    • Collaborate with team members to create a positive, energetic environment in the Division.
    • Act as a coach and motivate team to deliver executional excellence.

 

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • BS/BA degree preferred
  • Education, experiences, training and certifications will be considered and may in some circumstances be acceptable in lieu of a BS/BA degree.
  • Sales management experience preferred (3-years or greater).
  • Demonstrated skills in driving sales performance in a team environment.
  • Ability to effectively monitor category performance with planning and communication.
  • Candidate should possess strong analytical skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate cross functionally within company and the customer.
  • Demonstrated commitment to building strong business relationships with customer.
  • Experience in business to business account selling.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license issued from state in which employed.  

 

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Our ideal candidate will be someone who loves sales and excels in working closely with customers, as well as cross-functionally to develop, launch, and manage sales representatives to deliver both brand and retailer objectives. Someone who could use persuasive selling skills and optimal coverage designs that enable success for the entire Division. Who has the ability to act as a coach to continually motivate and develop the team to deliver executional excellence while collaborating, evaluating, and consistently driving individual team members to develop their capabilities for the team and the organization.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • 60% of travel required based on assignment needs.

PERKS OF WORKING AT ITG BRANDS

  • Competitive benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision/life insurance/disability plans
  • Dollar for dollar 401k match up to 6% and 5% annual company contribution
  • 14 Company-paid holidays
  • Generous paid time off
  • Summer hours
  • Casual dress policy Monday through Friday
  • Education assistance
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Employee discounts, including Verizon Wireless and select car manufacturers

COMPENSATION

  • The salary range for this position is $85K - $113K annually.

 

 

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