Area Sales Manager - Contract

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Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Sales

Your Impact


This is an exciting opportunity to join our sales team representing a fantastic portfolio looking after the Melbourne metro area.


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 Premium Beverages team and represent an outstanding range of alcohol and non-alcohol beverages, such as Asahi Super Dry, Peroni, 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 200 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

  • 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?


Asahi Beverages is one of the leading beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand with a rich and varied history. Comprising some of Australia and New Zealand’s leading beverage companies, you’ll know us by our much-loved brands, such as Asahi, Peroni, Schweppes, SOLO, Cottee’s cordial and Cool Ridge amongst others.


When you join us at Asahi Beverages you have an opportunity to make a significant contribution, while developing your career within an expanding FMCG company. It's an exciting time to join Asahi Beverages, one of the top beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand.


Asahi Beverages is the Australia and New Zealand business of the Japanese beverage company, Asahi Group Holdings. Asahi Beverages includes Asahi Premium Beverages, Asahi Beverages NZ (formerly Independent Liquor), Asahi Lifestyle Beverages (formerly Schweppes Australia) and The Better Drinks Co.

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