Area Sales Manager - Perth & Surrounds

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

About Us

Asahi Beverages is one of the leading beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand. With a rich and varied history, Asahi Beverages manufactures and markets quality alcohol and non-alcohol beverages, boasting a strong portfolio of established household brands and innovative, new-to-market products.


About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to come on board our sales team based in Perth, representing a portfolio of household known and loved brands.


Reporting into the Field Sales Manager, you will have ownership of territory consisting of retail liquor stores and some on-premise hotels within the Perth metro area and a smaller regional territory.   On a day to day basis, you will provide a high level of customer service whilst building strong relationships with your customers. You will execute sales plans and drive further growth of your account base and overall business.


In this role, you'll have the freedom to apply your flexible and entrepreneurial working style to contribute to the ongoing success of the Asahi Beverages team and represent an outstanding range of alcohol and non-alcohol beverages, such as Asahi Super Dry, Peroni Nastro, Somersby Cider, Vodka Cruiser and the Schweppes range.


Key responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with customers to provide a high level of customer service, managing up to 160 key accounts
  • Achieving budgeted sales and distribution targets
  • Identifying and capitalising on local market opportunities to build sales and profitability
  • Working autonomously to manage your monthly call plan and growing accounts
  • Negotiating business agreements and commercial initiatives
  • Merchandising and activating promotional plans with customers


About you

  • Previous liquor and on-premise experience is beneficial
  • Demonstrated sales experience, ideally gained within the FMCG industry
  • Robust negotiation skills and communication skills
  • Strong commercial acumen and ability to identify customer needs and provide solutions
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • High levels of resilience and problem solving skills


Why Asahi?

The team at Asahi Lifestyle Beverages are a fun-loving bunch with a passion for our products and drive for success. Part of the international Asahi Beverages Group, we’re one of the leading beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand with a rich and varied history.


Manufacturing and distributing an extensive range of non-alcohol beverages including soft drinks, mixers, mineral waters, waters, juices, teas, energy and sports drinks, we boast a strong portfolio of established household brands and innovative, new-to-market products. So, what are you waiting for – apply today!


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

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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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