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Sr. Account Manager-Buffalo, NY

Company: UNFI
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

PURPOSE:The Sr Account Manager is responsible for sales in assigned geographical area and/or key accounts. They manage, direct, and coordinate all sales plans and programs and a team of sales resources.The Sr Account Manager will create partnering relationships of trust, integrity, customer satisfaction and loyalty and ensures customer compliance. They collaborate with their teams to achieve the objective of building out the storeJOB RESPONSIBILITIES:Account Management & Sales Planning (25%)Execute sales plans and goals designed to increase sales, profit margin and minimize expensesDevelops joint business plansManage, target and secure new sales opportunities and servicing of existing accounts.Forecast profit, volume growth and other related goals as determined. Assist with the preparation of a sales budget for assigned accounts.Makes key decisions on addressing and identifying customer needs and concerns for assigned accountsDeliver Account Results (25%)Analyze sales reporting and create strategies to drive sales.Develops and maintains a Joint Business Plan that drives sales and profit margin.Responsible for sales and profit margin results for assigned account(s).Focuses plans to drive sales and profit margin across product and servicesManage Relationships (25%)Create and maintain partnerships with vendor, broker and other trade partners.Meet or exceed client expectations and established deadlines.Drives proactively the company s initiatives to ensure the success of the customer.Focuses efforts on mutual sales and profit growth.Owns a territory of core customersManage Execution (20%)Conduct regular reviews of sales activities and effectiveness. May develop promotions and incentives to increase sales and improve performance.Partners with cross-functional team of resources to ensure account goals are achieved. Works collaboratively with Merchandising, Subject Matter Expert s and Services leaders to ensure department sales specialists are supporting their account goals Provide Direction & ManagePeople (10%)Lead team members within assigned territory through effective objective setting, delegation, and communicationManage sales team members to established metricsResponsible for selection, training and mentoring current and new team members within assigned territoryJOB REQUIREMENTS:Education/ Certifications:Bachelor s degree strongly preferredExperience:Minimum 2 years sales experience preferredDemonstrated ability to drive new business and close salesDevelopment and execution of business plans, sales plans, and/or commission programs.Understanding of sales forecasting, programs, promotions and related techniquesUnderstanding of margin and company profitabilityFamiliarity with sales opportunitiesProven track record of meeting and exceeding customer expectationsAbility to work in a result driven environmentProficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and company sales systemsUnderstanding and knowledge of productsOther Skills/ Abilities:Excellent communication, negotiation, preparation and presentation skillsAbility to lead without reporting authorityAbility to interact at all levels of the businessAble to manage and coordinate projectsAptitude for financial reportingAble to exceed at: customer service skills, problem solving, attention to detail and organizational skills.PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/ DEMANDS:Travel is required by plane, train and car.Work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment and performed while traveling outside of a temperature-controlled office environment.Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminalWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of normal workdayStooping, bending, twisting, reaching and lifting up to 25 pounds may be required in completion of job dutiesAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Keywords: UNFI, Buffalo , Sr. Account Manager-Buffalo, NY, Executive , Buffalo, New York

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