Specialty Portfolio Manager

Labatt Breweries of Canada
Job Reference: 13000468

OWN YOUR FUTURE! Labatt is currently hiring Job Title: Specialty Portfolio Manager Department: Sales Location: Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, Quebec City About Labatt For more than 160 years, Labatt has created enduring bonds with consumers as they share memorable experiences while enjoying iconic brands like Alexander Keith?s, Labatt Blue, Budweiser and Stella Artois. Labatt employees share the dream of becoming the best, most profitable beer company in a better world with their Anheuser-Busch InBev colleagues worldwide. From Newfoundland to British Columbia, Labatt?s 3,000 employees brew about 60 local and world-known beers. Anheuser-Busch InBev is the leading global brewer, managing a portfolio of more than 200 brands. Labatt is one of Canada?s most recognized brands and most respected corporations. We take responsibility for improving the world where we do business, and together we find ways of putting social responsibility into action. We?re also committed to building a company for the long-term with a legacy to be proud of ? for the people who work for us and with us; for future generations and the environment; and above all for our consumers. Job Responsibilities * Responsible for growing distribution, volume, profitability and brand experience within a portfolio of Urban High End or Nightlife (on premise) accounts * Develop a deep knowledge base related to brewing process, beer types and styles, handling, tasting, serving in order to develop our brands, and enhance consumer and customer experience on premise * Represents total Labatt portfolio, with emphasis on specialty brands * Ownership of annual territory planning, individual customer planning, promotional evaluation and customer sell-back, competitive intelligence gathering and opportunity identification (with Regional Specialty Sales Manager approval) * Territory spend and budget management * Build strong business relationships with key customers and consumer groups * Identify and leverage business opportunities (i.e. new customers) * Constant delivery of superior on premise experiences * Execution of call cycle and administrative duties (routine management)

Skills Required:

REQUIRED SKILLS: * College diploma required but University Degree preferred for advancement opportunities (business-related field an asset) * Passion for Beer and Food Industry * Budget management experience, analytical skills, strong business acumen * Strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment * Excellent relationship building and follow-up skills * Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) * Strong impact and influential abilities * Driven and ambitious * Computer proficiency and aptitude, specifically with Excel and Powerpoint * Must hold a valid driver?s license * Flexible with irregular working hours to be present during key period on premise (including many evenings and weekends)

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Job Type: Full Time

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia (BC)

Job Category: Customer Service
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Post Date: 2016/04/21

Closing Date: 2016/07/29

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