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Manager, District Sales Odwalla

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Anaheim, CA - USA
  • Post Date: 5/1/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
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Job ID: R-24375

Job Description Summary

The District Sales Manager leads the Direct Store Delivery (DSD) team in a specific geographic area and is tasked with volume and revenue growth, employee development, and overall promotion of Coca-Cola's entries in the chilled Natural Health Beverage (NHB) category.

Function Specific Activities:

Duties

  • The District Sales Manager (DSM) has responsibility for all aspects of managing a sales district comprised of 6-15 Route Sales Representatives (RSR's).
  • Each Sales District Leader leads a multi-million dollar business and will be responsible for administrative and technical support, as well as facilitating information to the sales team.
  • A DSM should have strong leadership and communication skills, thrive in a fast-paced constantly changing work environment,
  • Be able to confidently interact with customers (store management) and effectively sell in/execute sales programs and initiatives.
  • Additionally, a DSM will lead district meetings focused on a plan to achieve sales objectives and goals, conduct one-with-one meetings
  • Spend time riding with RSR's in a working environment to train and develop, and coach RSR's to successfully sell against baseline and promotional opportunities.
  • DSM's should be able to collect and interpret statistical data using custom applications and formulate strategic plans based on immediate and long-term needs.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years managing frontline employees

Experience

  • Consumer packaged goods experience in a Direct Store Delivery environment
  • Highly motivated individual with excellent communication, negotiation, influencing, and follow up skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Required to maintain Department of Transportation (DOT) certification and clean MVR
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings and weekends as needed

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Apply
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