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Jobs Listing Branding
Company GWF
Location Christchurch City, Canterbury
Listed Mon 26 Mar, 6:09 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference CZBP811688
George Weston Foods Limited (GWF) makes some of Australia's and New Zealand's favourite food, satisfying people's hunger for authentic, exceptional food every day. Renowned in New Zealand for our iconic brands including Tip Top Bread, Burgen, Ploughmans, Golden, and Big Ben we are a Top 20 FMCG business producing a wide range of mainstream bread, bakery snacks and pies. Whatever your age or taste, there is a baking product to suit you.

Our Field Sales team is looking for a highly motivated individual with the drive and passion to progress their career in a top FMCG business. This role will also see you responsible for the leadership of merchandisers, therefore experience engaging a high performance team is preferred and highly regarded as is your collaborative mind-set. This role covers Christchurch Region with multi-channel expertise working with both grocery and route customers.

The job will involve:

  • Manage your territory focusing on improving availability, visibility and maximising in-store presence of our brands
  • Management and development of Merchandisers
  • Achievement of regional sales budget
  • Achievement of product distribution targets, shelf share targets, cycle activations
  • Execution of action plans, facilitating our business strategies to deliver continuous improvement
  • Collaboration with distribution partners, key account managers and merchandisers to achieve targets
  • In-store negotiation with buyers and ensuring compliance from Head Office agreements

The successful candidate will bring:

  • 2-3 years sales experience within FMCG
  • Strong commercial knowledge and ability to use data to support sales
  • Drive to succeed and progress their career within sales or key accounts
  • Experienced in negotiation and exposure to best practice sales processes
  • High level of communication skill, both written & verbal
  • Experience selling within Pak'n'Save, New World and/ or Countdown stores

What we offer:

We are focused on delighting people every day with the food they love. At GWF we have a strong focus on personal accountability, collaboration and ambition. You will be well supported with training and development to help you achieve your long-term career aspirations. We're looking for people who are passionate about working and winning in teams as this is the core of everything we do. You will be compensated with an opportunity to make a difference in a growing team within an established organisation. Tools of trade will be provided including a car, laptop and smartphone and ipad.

Interested? Apply today!

Must have a full drivers licence & eligible to work in NZ.

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Please note: Applicants for this position may be required to undertake pre-employment screening tests, including Drug & Alcohol testing.