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Brown-Forman On Premise Junior Key Account Manager in Guadalajara, Mexico

Position Summary:

The On Premise Junior Key Account Manager is responsible for leading, guiding and inspiring the direct or indirect team of executives managing different premises to ensure that the key B-F brands are on the right key accounts and with the right supports ensuring a dominant position within the channel.

Through the development and execution of the channel strategy it should improve the visibility as well as the testing and repurchasing of our brand focus, implementing experiences and brand initiatives relevant to our key customers and consumers working with the regional on premise managers/executives to assure excellent execution locally and nationwide.

The On Premise Key Account Manager Jr. is responsible for ensuring impeccable execution of brand and channel strategy and guidelines in their National Key Accounts.

Responsibility: (Job Detail)

  • Actively contribute to the development and implementation of the channel strategy in their key accounts.

  • Ensure the correct implementation of strategies and guidelines of the brands in the key accounts.

  • Periodically quantitatively and qualitatively analyze the initiatives/activities implemented in their key accounts (Development>Implementation>Evaluation>Feedback).

  • Analyze the total market and channel in their respective accounts to understand industry dynamics, competition and regulatory issues that help detect areas of opportunity and growth for B-F.

  • Analyze the target consumer, its main drivers of consumption and preferences of type of establishments.

  • Guarantee that B-F has a dominant position in the key accounts according to the channel segmentation strategy.

  • Ensure and co-work with Mkt and Trade Mkt the strategy and tailor made brand experiences for National Accounts and their excellent execution.

  • Ensure that him and their executives are expert ambassadors for our brands.

  • Train and train continuously (internally and externally) in the Brown-Forman culture, our brands and our values.

  • Ensure that all executives follow and implement in detail the steps of the visit, use the principles of effective negotiations and make use of salesforce as a working tool.

  • Encourage responsible consumption at all times and promote it by example.

  • Recruit, retain and develop the best talent for B-F.

  • To guarantee the correct planning and execution of the strategy, initiatives and activities of the brands and channel that assure us to have in the most important accounts: distribution and price, visibility, training and motivation, mixology and brand experiences.

  • Impeccable management and control of the operating budget and travel in their KA.

  • Impeccable administration and control of their client's databases (salesforce, Siscocc) guaranteeing always to have up to date and quality information.

  • Maintain a healthy relationship with the owners and staff of the key accounts in charge and with the main wholesalers.

  • Ensure that our key accounts identify B-F as a business partner rather than a supplier.

  • Maintain active communication with the Wholesale team in your area to ensure a proper business process.

  • Impeccable budget control and bonus process (check)

  • Develop and execute their weekly work plan including the visit plan uploaded to the salesforce platform.

  • Identify and prospect potential National or Key Accounts for B-F.

Must Requirements:

Education.

  • Preferred bachelor's degree with postgraduate degree in the following fields: Marketing, Business Administration, Business or related.

Previous Experience.

  • 1-3 years leading on premise and/or sales teams for global consumer product brands with experience in establishing and maintaining strategic relationships and strong verbal and written communication skills.

Knowledge / Personal Skills:

Knowledge:

  • Languages: English (high level for business)

  • Software or special programs: Office package (Excel, Word, PPT) high level, web platforms, Mac (Ipad) etc.

  • Knowledge of market analysis platforms. Nielsen, ISCAM, etc.

  • Ability to analyze and synthesize.

  • Knowledge in finance, marketing, effective negotiations, coaching and leadership.

Skills and Behaviors:

Be Curious

  • Constantly analyzes and understands business results to broaden their knowledge.

  • Make recommendations and/or make decisions based on hard business data.

  • Actively evaluates and learns from the results obtained in the activities he/she implements.

  • Understands and analyzes the dynamics of the channel, consumer behavior and is able to detect "insights" and turn them into actionable initiatives.

Be Brave

  • Proactive, self-motivated and with high initiative.

  • Organized, capacity for planning and effective management of time and resources.

  • Challenges the status quo and takes initiative in the face of ambiguity.

  • Maintains strict control over the use of tools and monitoring of channel processes as well as compliance with internal policies.

Be Collaborative

  • Ease of speaking and high impact presentation skills to diverse audiences.

  • Facility to identify, relate to and create solid connections with the key players of the business (internal and external).

  • Ability to influence others.

  • Sales skills.

  • Trainer and motivator.

Be Creative

  • Open-minded and innovative.

  • Philosophy of continuous improvement.

  • Ability to solve problems and find effective solutions.

Be a Champion.

  • Results-oriented.

  • Teamwork.

  • Passionate about our brands.

  • High sense of responsibility and ethics.

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: International

City: Guadalajara

State: Jalisco

Country: MEX

Req ID: JR-00000797

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

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