State Territory Manager

Work type: Salaried Full Time, Waged Full Time
Location: VIC - Melbourne
Job no: 496302

  • Excellent brand & quality products

  • World leader in premium chocolate

  • Western, Northern & Eastern Suburbs

Lindt is a world leading manufacturer of premium quality chocolate and our exclusive products enjoy an excellent reputation and awareness. You'll find that our people are passionate about our brand and we have an energising place to work.

This is an exciting time to join Lindt Australia as we have invested in new infrastructure and plan for further growth over the next few years in both are retail and wholesale channels. At the heart of our expansion is our new state of the art facility in Australia which incorporates our head office, manufacturing operations, retail factory store and 3rd party warehouse distribution centre.

The Position

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced independent grocery Territory Manager to join our sales team selling our premium and innovative range of products. The primary purpose of the role is to effectively manage, promote and sell our products within grocery retail channels in order to maximise brand exposure, sales volumes and profits. 

You will develop excellent relationships within your set geographic territory of customers and look to increase your base of existing customers. On a daily basis, you will execute sales cycle initiatives for new product distribution, off location displays, promotional compliance and distribution targets. A key objective is to ensure that Lindt's core range is available at all times, upholding store standards and adherence to the cycle priorities. Reporting to the State Field Operations Manager, you will also provide updates on customer issues, sales accomplished and opportunities within your stores.  

The Person

  • Degree qualification preferred
  • Proven sales and merchandising success within the FMCG industry
  • Experience in dealing with wholesalers and major retail chains (Kmart, Woolworths, Coles etc)
  • Strong analytical (including Trade Maths), negotiating and influencing skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel skills.
  • Excellent planning and multi-tasking skills.
  • A valid Driver's License

Why Lindt

Lindt is an energising place to work full of passionate people. We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers, ongoing training and development, competitive pay rates, company events, recognition programs, and 50% staff discounts. You'll also work in an environment where people with commitment, drive, initiative and entrepreneurial spirit work as a team to reach outstanding results.

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