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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE 2 at E&J Gallo Winery

Posted in Sales 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Commerce, California





Job Description:

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Recognized by Glassdoor as a "Best Place to Work" two years in a row, we couldn't be prouder of our employees. We are the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100 brands. We are committed to driving innovation, sustainability, and fostering a culture of collaboration. We look forward to having you join the team! Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing

SUMMARY

Responsible for the clear communication and dissemination of all information between the Gallo Distributor and Chain Headquarter personnel. Serves as the Alcoholic Beverage and Supermarket industry expert and resource for all Chain Headquarter assignments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


  • Knows all Gallo and competitive trends in market.

  • Analyzes trends among competing chains using IRI data and offers suggestions to improve Gallo’s and the chains’ overall business.

  • Initiates, prepares and delivers creative presentations to secure Chain commitment of support for a multiplicity of programs and distribution in a given month.

  • Establishes and maintains business relationships with all levels of Chain Headquarter personnel.

  • Serves as a liaison between the Winery, Shopper Marketing, and Customer Development Teams for the distributor.

  • Knows Gallo and competitive discounts and retail pricing, offering suggestions to Gallo management on ways to maintain our competitive posture and build sales.

  • Facilitates monthly pricing and priorities to achieve sales goals.

  • Reports all pertinent information on observed market trends and Chain assignments to the Director of Customer Development on a timely basis.

  • Maintains communication with Gallo Operations and Warehouse Management to assure clear flow of all customer relations matters including, but not limited to, deliveries, credits and spoils.

  • Provides promotional information to the Gallo Distributor sales division.

  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations. If accountable for the work of others, responsible for ensuring their understanding and compliance.

  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Develops, coaches and mentors Category Analysts, Account Managers, and Merchandisers.  Conducts performance evaluations; recommends salary adjustments; rewards or takes disciplinary action as necessary; addresses complaints and resolves issues.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 2 years of retail sales experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility, or High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 5 years of professional sales experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.

  • Required to be physically capable of executing all essential functions to perform the job.

  • Candidates for this position must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire.

  • Required to be at least 21 years of age.

  • Required to lift and move up to 57 pound cases of product.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of Category Management analysis reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.

  • Experience analyzing IRI data.

  • Knowledge of shelf-set methodology.

  • Knowledge of pricing with everyday margins, reduced pricing, feature pricing, ads, and planners.

  • Strong verbal, written, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience reading, understanding and evaluating administrative, sales and promotional materials, industry publications and account information.

  • Skilled at prioritizing workload to complete job duties under varied time constraints and maintain flexibility and accuracy when changes and interruptions occur.

  • Good presentation skills.

  • Skilled in the use of computer hardware and software including Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

  • Good leadership skills.

  • Resourceful, takes initiative, proactive, uses self discipline and perseverance.

  • Extensive knowledge of the Alcoholic Beverage industry, including knowledge of wine and spirits.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, feel, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. Required to travel long distances by automobile (and occasionally commercial air transport) and visit multiple locations within the course of a day.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The temperature, noise level and cleanliness of the work environment varies with each retail account. The employee will be exposed to alcoholic beverages in the context of tasting, evaluation and demonstration.

DIST001

Equal Opportunity Employer

Gallo will consider all qualified applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, consistent with the requirements of applicable law.