Customer Experience, Sales, Marketing & Communications

Channel Manager

Job Title: Channel Manager
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
REF: 128064
Contact Details: Carren Walker-Raos
Contact Email:
Job Published: 14 days ago
Channel Manager -Food Service, Grocery & other channels
  • Well regarded market leading FMCG Distributor
  • Salary + car, medical insurance and bonus
  • City based, hardworking, welcoming culture
Come and join a well- established New Zealand distribution company. This is a passionate and experienced team working on local and international market leading FMCG and Grocery brands. The business is passionate about growing well regarded brands across the supermarket and retail and alternate channels.

Reporting to the GM of Grocery the key objective of this newly created role is to develop profitable sales for the portfolio with foodservice, wholesale, commercial and alternate brands.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is currently in a similar environment or sales role in the FMCG food and distribution sector.

Role Objectives
  • Lead and develop a clear strategy to grow the existing sales base but to also explore additional growth opportunities for the Food Service and Alternate channels
  • Seek additional growth opportunities for products that sit outside the traditional grocery sector.
  • Build, develop and maintain robust relationships with wall key members within the customer base
  • Monitor business performance with analysis against KPIs
  • Work with the Field sales teams to execute growth
  • Execute with excellence the various product, pricing, promotional and category strategies of the business
  • Build relationships across the business from Sales, customer services, operations and senior management
  • Achieve financial targets- and optimise spend across trade and promotional plans
  • Your sales capability will see you develop new growth opportunities by product and customer
About you:
  • You will have a proven track record in building, growing and maintaining high level relationships across the FMCG grocery, foodservice and retail channels.
  • Strong ability to work across the business with all key stakeholders
  • Tertiary qualified in business or a similar discipline
  • Analytical, commercially savvy, highly organised
  • A people connector
  • Strong sales and development experience in the sector
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a wonderful team where honesty, respect, hard work and customer centric activity is highly regarded.
Talk to me now and send me your CV and a Cover letter to job no 128064.You must be a Citizen or PR to be considered for this role.