Regional Business Development Executive – Shanghai

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Sales


About the Company


Asahi Beverages formed in 2014 when we announced plans to integrate the operations of the Schweppes Australia and Asahi Premium Beverages businesses. Later that year, we extended the integration to include Independent Liquor in New Zealand (ILNZ).

Today, we employ more than 2100 people across Australia and New Zealand, with manufacturing facilities and sales forces in both countries.


Our China business has a broad portfolio of alcohol beverage brands to suit adult consumers and their drinking occasions.


About the role

Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager North Asia you will work closely in drive business growth in China mainland market and other key markets accross the region, including HK, Macao, Taiwan and Philippines.

Fluent in English and Mandarin you will play a key role in managing current key distributor relationships, developing new business, developing sales plans, sales performance reporting on the key brands, and assisting in the management of supply chain, forecasting and all administration needs of the North Asia regional manager.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the distributors and or customers in the designated region to ensure fully executed sales and brand plans of the relevant portfolio
  • Work closely with distributors in seeking out new channels to generate sales and identify further growth opportunities for the Region
  • Take the lead role in the administration and manage order to delivery process with operations team across New Zealand and Australia
  • Provide Monthly regional sales performance report, analysis and commentary on the risks and opportunities across the region
  • Provide mid-month guidance on sales performance with mitigating action plans to address areas of under-performance.


About you

  • Must be fluent in English and Mandarin
  • Demonstrated FMCG/beverages experience
  • Tertiary Educated in Business
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Mandarin
  • Knowledge of international export processes and documentation requirements
  • Experience in and knowledge of international export markets including distribution channels


Asahi Beverages is the Australian subsidiary of the Japanese beverage company, Asahi Group Holdings. It incorporates Schweppes Australia, Asahi Premium Beverages and Independent Distillers


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