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BAT is evolving at pace - truly like no other organization.

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

BAT GERMANY IS LOOKING FOR AN AREA SALES MANAGER “CENTRAL GERMANY”, FIELD FORCE MANAGEMENT (m/f/d)

SENIORITY LEVEL: Experienced Professional

FUNCTION: Trade Marketing – Field Force

LOCATION: Erfurt, Germany (location could be flexible within Central Germany)

COMPENSATION: Competitive fixed salary and variable company bonus

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

  • Implementation of our Multi-Category Trade Marketing Strategy within the area and achieving of defined targets under consideration of regional market chances.
  • Securing the availability, visibility and communication of all target brands in the independent universe according to the respective guidelines including realization of monitoring measures.
  • Securing the „Retailer-Activation“ in the light of qualitative registrations of consumers.
  • Organisation, Implementation and Monitoring of the defined tasks for the organised universe.
  • Autonomous maintenance of assigned organised accounts / wholesalers incl. preparation, negotiation, and implementation of contracts according to the defined channel or account strategy.
  • Control and realisation of sales, trade marketing and company targets with all available resources under consideration of all relevant internal and legal standards.
  • Leadership (you will be responsible for approximately 10 people), steering, motivation, and development of the assigned team via ongoing coaching and functional training including performance-linked target agreement and regular assessment of the employees.
  • Identification and usage of regional market and efficiency potentials including pro-active participation to continuedly improve the regional strategy.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Completed studies and good marketing knowledge and experience in key account management as well as people leadership.
  • Fluent in German and business fluent in English.
  • Willingness to travel / to be away on business (national mobility).
  • Autonomous working with high motivation and assertiveness.
  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Very good in coordination and organisation.
  • Cross departmental thinking and eagerness to improve the business ongoing.
  • Willingness to go new ways to manage all challenges ahead with the team.
  • Fostering of an open dialogue and productive working environment.
  • Clear target setting & communication, plus obtaining transparency.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • The chance to bring your difference, creativity, innovation, and personality into your daily responsibilities from day 1.
  • The possibility to flexibly shape your working hours.
  • A range of attractive benefits (e.g., company car, contribution to sport clubs).
  • Open and appreciative work environment with experienced colleagues who will help you build a strong business network.

WE ARE BAT

At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT:

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets.
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations.
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner.
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies.

BELONGING, ACHIEVING, TOGETHER

Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

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BAT is evolving at pace
truly like no other organisation

You’ll paint the picture of
A Better Tomorrow with us

Apply today and you can help us become carbon neutral by 2030