Territory Manager (Lower North Island)
General Mills
Wellington, New Zealand
16h ago

Company Description

General Mills is a global food manufacturer, marketing some of the world's leading consumer brands in more than 100 countries and employing over 33,000 people globally.

Our brand portfolio includes market leading brands such as Old El Paso Mexican foods, Betty Crocker baking mixes, Nature Valley muesli bars and Haagen Dazs premium ice cream.

Job Description

The Territory Manager for the Lower North Island will be based anywhere; from Wellington to Whanganui and beyond as you will already have support from our other amazing TM in the Wellington region.

Initially a fixed term contract for 12 months with potential for other permanent opportunities.

What this role involves :

Reporting to the Account Manager, you will :

  • Be the face of the General Mills business in the Lower North Island on a collaborative call cycle to ensure your territory works for you!
  • Take ownership of delivering assigned territory targets & budgets including trade investments
  • Utilise insight-led selling techniques to implement commercially engaging store level ranging, pricing, promotional & shelf-management initiatives
  • Ensure agreed initiatives are covered in-call and executed i.e. promotions, trade marketing, space commitments
  • Provide coaching, guidance and support to our Merchandising team to realise in-store commitments
  • Implement appropriate trade marketing activity as per monthly cycle briefs
  • Negotiate share of space & / or facings in all stores
  • Proactively manage the placement of product in all stores
  • Qualifications

    We are looking for people with :

  • Excitement and passion for our products!
  • Proven experience in the FMCG sales environment, with grocery experience being an added bonus
  • The desire to work autonomously with support where needed this role will be managed remotely from the Auckland office
  • The ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with customers (internal / external) combined with commercial negotiation & decision-
  • making skills to leverage these relationships

  • A self-starting, self-motivating ethos who also likes contributing to a team culture
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Energy & enthusiasm to succeed
  • Benefits :

  • Very flexible, employee-focussed culture with a great work environment
  • Competitive remuneration and annual bonus
  • Numerous employee benefits such as finishing at 1pm every Friday!
  • Proactive career advancement & training we want you to grow with us
  • If you are seeking a new challenge in a great business where you are enabled to succeed and rewarded for it too, apply online today.

    This role is currently vacant, therefore we are open to someone who can start immediately as well as those with notice periods.

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