District Manager, BC Kootenay Region- Part-Time
Pernord Ricard
British Columbia, CA
2 months ago

Description

Corby’s portfolio of owned-brands includes some of the most renowned brands in Canada, including Wiser's Canadian Whisky, Lamb's Rum and Polar Ice Vodka.

Through its affiliation with Pernod Ricard S.A., Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT Vodka, Chivas Regal, Glenlivet, Ballantine’s Scotch Whiskies, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Beefeater Gin, Malibu Rum, Kahlua Liqueur, Mumm Champagne, Jacob's Creek, Wyndham Estate and Stoneleigh wines.

An overview of the entire Corby portfolio shows over 5,000,000 cases sold annually, with Corby being a significant importer of wines and having an approximate 21 percent market share of spirit sales in Canada.

Why work at Corby? Because we are a great place to work! And we’re not the only ones who think so. Corby was named one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for 7 years by The Great Place to Work® Institute Canada, based on employee survey results and an audit of workplace excellence and people management practices.

Position Summary :

Under the direction of the BC Sales Manager, the District Manager (part-time)is accountable for maintaining and managing the relationships with severalexisting accounts, mainly Retail Stores, and some On Premise accounts, as wellas developing new business opportunities in their region.

This positionwill cover both the East and West Kootenay, including cities such as Nelson,Castlegar, Trail, Rossland, Creston, Cranbrook, Kimberly, and Fernie.

Thecandidate for the position can reside in any of these locations.

Duties andResponsibilities :

  • Promotes and increasessales within territory through execution of national and regional marketingstrategies while working with company policies, resources and budgets
  • Increases overall distribution of core and agency brands in liquor boardretail stores, private liquor stores, and some licensees
  • Develops sales objectives and oversees activities at all retail outlets
  • Manages new product launches
  • Executes merchandising and promotional programs as per national and regionalstrategies
  • completes call account tracking and administrative reports
  • Manages advertising and promotion budget within fiscal allocations asoutlined by regional office
  • Functions cooperatively and effectively within a team environment;contributes to overall team objectives and dynamics
  • Performs other duties, as required
  • Preferred Education andExperience :

  • some sales and / or merchandising and / or customer service experience
  • wine and spirits sales / merchandising / service experience is an asset
  • Required Competencies :

  • Market and Environment : Ability to develop andmaintain knowledge of the business landscape and environment evolutions (legal,supply chain, tools );
  • key players (competitors, other consumer brandscompanies, key customers, ); distribution channels including their distinctgo to market strategies and category trends, in order to maximize businessopportunities

    Portfolio Brands &Products : Ability to develop and maintain knowledge of Pernod Ricard’s brands and theirpositioning within the competitive landscape to be able to coordinate portfolioand channel strategy, and to offer adequate solution to stakeholders(customers, consumers, opinion leaders, international distributors, internalstakeholders)

    Drive for Sales Results : Ability to assess,recommend, implement and evaluate effectiveness of commercial activities (salesforce, promotion, account investments,) in order to optimize commercialperformance and ensure excellence in execution

    Negotiation Skills : Ability to managecustomers’ needs and requests through appropriate negotiation cycle &techniques, in order to achieve Pernod Ricard’s objectives.

    Influencing & Networking : Ability to establish anddevelop mutually beneficial and trusting business relationships with keyinternal / external stakeholders, through cooperation, integrity and withstrong interpersonal & presentation skills

    Analytical Thinking : Ability to consider allappropriate information, break things down and determine cause and effectrelationships to make effective recommendations and develop operational actions

    Organization & Planning : Ability to prioritizetasks and to manage efficiently time and resources in order to track andoptimize the activity in a changing environment

    Other Skills Required :

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Strong time management and organization skills with attention to detailand accuracy
  • Team player
  • Ability to spend alarge portion of the day on foot, lifting weights of up to 50 lbs
  • Travel required (overnight about 25% of the time); ability to drive longdistances at a time (3-5 hours)
  • Must have a personal vehicle and a valid driver’s license
  • Compensation : 3 days / week x 8 hours a day (24 hours per week). Wage is $17 / hour , plus $75 / day in vehicle allowance.

    Vacation pay is 4% added to each pay.

    Thank you for your interestin Pernod Ricard Americas and its subsidiaries, Corby Spirit and Wine and HiramWalker & Sons Ltd.

    All resumes submitted will be reviewed by Corby'sdedicated recruitment team and kept on file for six months in consideration forthis and future opportunities.

    Please note that only those applicantsselected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact provincialoffices directly as all recruitment is coordinated through the Corporate Officein Toronto.

    Position Summary :

    Under the direction of the BC Sales Manager, the District Manager (part-time)is accountable for maintaining and managing the relationships with severalexisting accounts, mainly Retail Stores, and some On Premise accounts, as wellas developing new business opportunities in their region.

    This positionwill cover both the East and West Kootenay, including cities such as Nelson,Castlegar, Trail, Rossland, Creston, Cranbrook, Kimberly, and Fernie.

    Thecandidate for the position can reside in any of these locations.

    Duties andResponsibilities :

  • Promotes and increasessales within territory through execution of national and regional marketingstrategies while working with company policies, resources and budgets
  • Increases overall distribution of core and agency brands in liquor boardretail stores, private liquor stores, and some licensees
  • Develops sales objectives and oversees activities at all retail outlets
  • Manages new product launches
  • Executes merchandising and promotional programs as per national and regionalstrategies
  • completes call account tracking and administrative reports
  • Manages advertising and promotion budget within fiscal allocations asoutlined by regional office
  • Functions cooperatively and effectively within a team environment;contributes to overall team objectives and dynamics
  • Performs other duties, as required
  • Preferred Education andExperience :

  • some sales and / or merchandising and / or customer service experience
  • wine and spirits sales / merchandising / service experience is an asset
  • Required Competencies :

  • Market and Environment : Ability to develop andmaintain knowledge of the business landscape and environment evolutions (legal,supply chain, tools );
  • key players (competitors, other consumer brandscompanies, key customers, ); distribution channels including their distinctgo to market strategies and category trends, in order to maximize businessopportunities

    Portfolio Brands &Products : Ability to develop and maintain knowledge of Pernod Ricard’s brands and theirpositioning within the competitive landscape to be able to coordinate portfolioand channel strategy, and to offer adequate solution to stakeholders(customers, consumers, opinion leaders, international distributors, internalstakeholders)

    Drive for Sales Results : Ability to assess,recommend, implement and evaluate effectiveness of commercial activities (salesforce, promotion, account investments,) in order to optimize commercialperformance and ensure excellence in execution

    Negotiation Skills : Ability to managecustomers’ needs and requests through appropriate negotiation cycle &techniques, in order to achieve Pernod Ricard’s objectives.

    Influencing & Networking : Ability to establish anddevelop mutually beneficial and trusting business relationships with keyinternal / external stakeholders, through cooperation, integrity and withstrong interpersonal & presentation skills

    Analytical Thinking : Ability to consider allappropriate information, break things down and determine cause and effectrelationships to make effective recommendations and develop operational actions

    Organization & Planning : Ability to prioritizetasks and to manage efficiently time and resources in order to track andoptimize the activity in a changing environment

    Other Skills Required :

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Strong time management and organization skills with attention to detailand accuracy
  • Team player
  • Ability to spend alarge portion of the day on foot, lifting weights of up to 50 lbs
  • Travel required (overnight about 25% of the time); ability to drive longdistances at a time (3-5 hours)
  • Must have a personal vehicle and a valid driver’s license
  • Compensation : 3 days / week x 8 hours a day (24 hours per week). Wage is $17 / hour , plus $75 / day in vehicle allowance.

    Vacation pay is 4% added to each pay..

    We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including aboriginal, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, creed, family status, national origin, age and gender.

    We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential.

    We value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best.

    Please reach out to our recruiters to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process

    Thank you for your interest in Pernod Ricard and its subsidiaries, Corby Spirit and Wine Limited and Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.

    All resumes submitted will be reviewed by our recruitment team and kept on file for six months in consideration for this and future opportunities.

    Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact provincial offices directly as all recruitment is coordinated through the Corporate Office in Toronto.

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  • High School Diploma
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