Position Open - Posted Thursday, August 9th 2018

Area Sales Manager - Austin, TX

Austin Texas Mid-Level Full Time Sales

Quick Facts

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary Range: Competitive with industry
  • Home or Centralized Office: Home
  • Reports to: Director of Sales & Marketing


About The Position

SKINNY DIPPED ALMONDS- AREA SALES MANAGER 

ASM mission: Help increase availability, awareness and trial for Skinny Dipped Almonds. Create engaging, positive, educational and memorable experiences around the brand. 

Territory: Austin, TX

ASM core responsibilities:
  • Embrace and understand brand and category 
  • 90% sales focus (up-selling accounts, merchandising, in-store product demos) 
  • 10% marketing focus (sampling & influencer events) 
  • Build and maintain relationships with territory sales counterparts including but not limited to brokers, distributors, store personnel, office staff and operations to maximize brand potential 
  • Attend trade shows, sales meetings, & execute “work-withs” with territory sales counterparts; including but not limited to brokers, distributors & merchandisers 
  • Support Skinny Dipped Almonds in establishing a strong presence in both National & Regional accounts 
  • Complete weekly sales and merchandising calls on all priority ‘A’ accounts as defined by the East and/or West Sales Director(s), with a focus on account development 
  • Responsible for placement of shippers, spinner racks, soft POS and other merchandising items as directed in all regional priority ‘A’ accounts 
  • Execute available deals at store level to maximize brand potential and eliminate out of stocks 
  • Identify and communicate opportunities in influencer accounts/routes/priority ‘A’ accounts 
  • Communicate successes, competition trends, deals, product introductions, potential accounts, resets and demo opportunities via weekly sales recaps 
  • Communicate all information to East and/or West Sales Director(s), and at times Director of Field Marketing 
  • Report to and communicate with East and/or West Sales Director(s) 
ASM core requirements:
  • BS/BA degree and/or  2-4 years of sales experience in CPG industry 
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs, load, set up, execute and tear down promotional items 
  • Must have daily access to a computer with Microsoft® office, a printer, internet, cell phone and email with internet capabilities as well as camera, reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license 
  • Ability to travel and/or do overnight trips into outside territories on an as needed basis; directed by the East and/or West Sales Director(s) 
  • Provide timely reporting back to East and/or West Sales Director(s) 

Key Skills:
  • Strong organizational, planning, networking and relationship building skills; collaborative, cross-functional team skills, resourcefulness, ability to creatively solve problems, excellent communication and public speaking skills 
  • Knowledge of the local market, key regional accounts, distribution networks, current events, and surrounding areas 
  • Must be a self-starter, be punctual and reliable, be able to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed and have the ability to excel in an entrepreneurial environment 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint 
  • Must have the ability to understand and communicate basic syndicated data 

About Skinny Dipped:

Founded by a Seattle based mother/daughter team, Val and Breezy Griffith started Skinny Dipped from the desire the spend more time with their loved ones. Along with family friends Lizzie Resta and Chrissy Haller, the women embarked on a journey to start a business focused on food, kindness, adventure, and fun. The delicious result?  Skinny Dipped Almonds! – a dark chocolate covered almond that is healthy, indulgent, and wildly delicious!

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Skinny Dipped Almonds

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HQ: Seattle, Washington
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