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Key Account Manager, VMS - Target

Want to deliver far more than just growth? As a Key Account Manager, VMS - Target for one of our largest accounts with RB, you’ll have the freedom to turn an already-strong customer relationship into something beautiful. 
 
Key Account Manager, VMS - Target 
Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 

 
Leading a dedicated category strategy for one of our biggest national customers, you’ll develop solutions that progress both their business and ours. You’ll build teams that ensure outstanding customer service. You’ll manage negotiations and promotions. You’ll build relationships with buyers, field sales teams and category development managers. If you spot an opportunity to make things better, you’ll take it. And by doing so, you’ll boost satisfaction as well as sales. 
 

About the Role

The Key Account Manager will be responsible for driving the Target sales strategy.  Playing a key role in the sales team, you will oversee the achievement of the customer plan for the Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements (VMS) category.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the relationship with Target buyer; contribute to customer strategy ensuring local RB business objectives are achieved
  • Achieve/exceed key sales measures and targets for the national account (NR, COP, NWC and trade spend)
  • Work in close partnership with Trade and Brand Marketing to ensure development and implementation of customer category strategy and best-in-class 4P execution
  • Partner with Demand Planning & Customer Service team to ensure service levels are met/exceeded
  • Develop the base and promotional sales strategy, including trade budget management, forecasting, and range and space optimization
  • Manage customer negotiations in relation to RB commercial strategy and customer’s trading terms
  • Overall continuous improvement - identifying opportunities for efficiency and profitability and an overall improvement in the management of the Infant Nutrition category

 

Qualifications

  • 4-year college degree preferred or equivalent management experience
  • 2-5 years related Sales experience
  • Strong knowledge of Consumer Packaged Goods industry
  • Previous experience with the Target account preferred
  • Ability to travel required
  • Strong knowledge of Syndicated Data (Nielsen/IRI) as well as Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Target systems preferred (SOLYS, Merch IQ, POL)
Equality

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.


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