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Business Development Director - Sazerac

Company: Columbia Distributing
Location: Kent
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

This website is AudioEye enabled and is being optimized for accessibility. To open the AudioEye Toolbar, press "shift + =". Some assistive technologies may require the use of a passthrough function before this keystroke. For more information, activate the button labeled "Explore your accessibility options". Business Development Director - Sazerac - #22-950 Kent , WA Area of Interest Work Location Kent Summary The Business Development Director works with our suppliers and sales team leadership to develop, present, and monitor effective objectives that align with our supplier business goals. Additionally, this position is responsible for helping to recognize and develop new business opportunities. Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement cohesive and collaborative business objectives with the Sales Department to drive execution against company goals
  • Be a strong advocate for accountability and results
  • Manage Supplier Marketing Budgets, as well as, other Marketing Budgets
  • Monitor inventory levels of managed products to minimize code issues and product destruction
  • Build relationships with supplier partners key personnel
  • Prioritize and monitor sales execution versus Supplier ABP
  • Conduct market analysis to identify challenges and opportunities for growth
  • Provide guidance and ideas to organize effective marketing events, working the local on-premise teams
  • Assist in pricing of products, including discount schedules
  • Direct successful launches of new suppliers and new products / brands
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with those of the Company's Core Values at all times
  • Complete all other tasks or projects as assigned
  • Responsible for managing the allocation of all limited release products
  • Solid knowledge of the beverage alcohol three-tier system, including compliance
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite People Management This position will manage the Sazerac spirits business only This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers. This job also operates with direct contact to sales teams and customers in the field. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position, days/hours of work vary, and may include weekends. Travel Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected. Required Education and Experience
    • Demonstrable experience implementing successful business objectives
    • Demonstrable experience driving results and achieving business objectives Preferred Education and Experience
      • Bachelor's or advanced degree
      • Supplier or Distributor experience Starting Pay Range
        • Paid Vacation and Sick Days*
        • Holiday Pay*
        • Competitive Health Insurance Plans (medical, dental and vision)*
        • 401(k) with company matching *
        • Short Term Disability and more*
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Employee Assistance Programs
        • Corporate Events & Discounts * Benefit may not be available for positions covered under an active CBA, seasonal, or part-time. AAP/EEO Statement Columbia Distributing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please contact the Human Resources Dept. at (425)251-9300 or email recruiting@coldist.com if you have questions regarding reasonable accommodations.

Keywords: Columbia Distributing, Kent , Business Development Director - Sazerac, Executive , Kent, Washington

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