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Field Sales Manager

Company: Constellation Brands
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 12, 2024

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Job DescriptionCompany SummaryIf you have taken a moment to unwind with a bottle of beer, toast with glass of wine, or celebrate with a cocktail, chances are that you have shared that moment with Constellation Brands. We are passionate producers of iconic beer, wine and spirits brands that consumers love. From Corona Extra, to Robert Mondavi Wines, to SVEKDA Vodka, we produce over 100 premium brands with sales in nearly 100 countries, making us the number one multi-category beverage alcohol company in the U.S.Position SummaryThe role is responsible for the execution of our Luxury Wine and Craft Spirits on and off premise objectives with our distributor partners and the trade in an assigned territory to ensure successful delivery of sales objectives. The Field Sales Manager will ensure we are achieving our fair share of business, growth and awareness in this important channel of business through regular interaction, account calls, training and education, distributor meetings, and alignment with the sales region.Distributor/Customer Facing (90% of time)Distributor Management (25%):Sales leadership with distributors and markets in sales region per the FW&CS portfolioHelps facilitate the relationship with principles in their territories (VP, Directors, Field Managers)Accountable for monthly programming and goal meetings with key distributor principles at region level On / Off Premise ProgrammingOwns Market Level Volume and KPI Plan collaboration and alignment with distributors and regions.Oversees and ownership for the elevation of the ASPIRAtional accounts, penetration into those accounts and continued month over month revenue growth in those targeted accounts.Successfully aligns and gains commitment from distributors to achieve the CBI plan and budgets each year in conjunction with their Sr. DirectorOwns performance management TBR and GSM preparation, challenges, and develops solutions to help close gaps in planAnalysis/insights of monthly performance with action plans to drive enhanced performance (Facts/So What/Insights/Actions) and communicate that analysis and insights to the Region and ASPIRA Sr. Directors. Take ownership to help implement.Accountable for budget management as pertinent.Ensures proper facilitation of key trade promotions and pricing strategy through the distributor organizationHelp to engage sales staff at distributor, monitor and implement pertinent local incentives to drive market level execution (On/Off)Market Execution (65% of time):Manage the alignment of execution with distributor counterparts alongside Constellation teams.Active in market 3 full days a week, focusing on designated key ASPIRAtional target accounts as defined in beginning of fiscal year.Work with Sr. Director, ASPIRA on time management per time spent on/off or wine/spirits.Approximate time on premise focus is 70% and off premise focus is 30%Approximate fine wine focus is 60% and craft spirits is 40%Ensures the execution of ASPIRA programs in market; inclusive of trade and consumer events and in market work withs/trainings around the luxury strategy and build out.Lead execution of ASPIRA channel strategy in market; inclusive of ASPIRAtional target accounts and their elevation in dRev contributions and PODS month over month.Participant in key buyer meetings in collaboration with National Accounts team if neededFor large regional accounts, participate in key buyer meetings and business review if neededParticipant in key survey periods around periods to win (i.e. Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, and Winter holidays)Participant in key blitz or focus periods and ensures accountability of objectives around ASPIRA portfolioGuide the success of ASPIRA market level sponsorships and trade promotions, trainings, wine dinners, promotional or consumer events.Communication/Feedback loop (10% of time)Participant on weekly/bi-weekly team calls for both ASPIRA and region cross functional teamParticipation in key marketing/trade/commercial planning feedbackWeekly chatter feedback to marketing based on best-in-class execution and key competitive items or promotionsIn bi-weekly 1 on 1 with manager, communicates upwards any best practices or challenges around national strategyCommunication with the Director, National Accounts ASPIRA around market level feedback on program executionCommunication with Sales Enablement around any needs or asks for sales toolsPersonal Development:Based on feedback in regular performance management, dedicates time in deficient areas including but not limited to:Wine and Spirits EducationStorytelling participation and completion and implementation of the ASPIRA storytelling as a key pillar in ones presentations and sales call.Luxury SellingPresenting and Influencing GroupsSales Process trainingBrand Module completionTechnology and App training (i.e. Compass, Excel, ppt)Financial TrainingOrganization and business rhythmAnd/or any additional training and brand education as developedFinancial Management:Ensure responsible spending of incentive, LMF and local budgets where appropriateEnsure proper and responsible spending of T&E with bi-weekly report submission and adherence to designated fiscal budget.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelors Degree requiredMinimum 5 years of Fine Wine and Craft Spirits sales in either Supplier or Distributor required1 -2 Years of On-Premise Supplier or Distributor Experience preferredFamiliarity with the market and key accounts preferredWSET level 3 Wine and WSET level 2 Spirits preferredProgram and budget development, implementation, management and strategic decision-making experienceDemonstrated ability in customer management within specific territoryKeen understanding of the three-tier distribution system and compliance lawsProven experience and strong abilities in educating and motivating others to manage business effectivelyExcellent communication skills articulate with strong public speaking ability / experience and excellent writing skills. Ability to persuade and influence.Strong Microsoft Office SkillsPhysical Requirements/Work EnvironmentMust be able to stand, walk, sitMust be able to move up to 55 lbsUse hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and armsClimb or balance stairs/laddersStoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hearMust have close vision, distant vision, and ability to adjust focus, peripheral visionMust be able to stand for extended periods of timeMust have a valid driver's license and be able to drive a car and travel via plan/train as needed.Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.LocationField Office - CA - San Francisco/San Mateo/Santa Clara/MarinAdditional LocationsJob TypeFull timeJob AreaSalesThe salary range for this role is:$109,500.00 - $167,700.00This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employees pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, the prevailing minimum wage for the location, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, any collective bargaining agreements, and business or organizational needs. We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and any other benefits to eligible employees.Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Companys sole discretion, consistent with the law.Equal OpportunityConstellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).Not sure you meet all qualifications? Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to Jobble

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