Kerry Account Manager in Granby, Canada

Company Overview

Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Leading to better

Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!

Leading to better, together.

Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage. Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

  • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action

  • Empowering our people

  • Promoting diverse thinking

  • Investing in innovation

  • Acting on sustainability

  • Embracing our differences

Description and Responsibilities

Overview

To work collaboratively with account managers, customer care, marketing, R&D to improve customer experience with Kerry. By acting as liaison between supply chain, sales staff, customer care and the client. The sales support specialist has a very close working relationship with clients, and administrative supports their needs through a variety of reports and communications

Key responsibilities

  • Manage a set of inside sales accounts and pursue new leads to help grow business and achieve sales targets for respective Canadian territory

  • Collect information (quotes, samples, data sheet requests) to be uploaded in SalesForce.com

  • Assist with sales activities in the identification of growth potentials by conducting sales analysis in order to identify lost or lagging business

  • Assist with the tracking of sales targets to facilitate growth where possible

  • Be a secondary point of contact for the customer to ensure request/issues are taken care of quickly

  • Provide assistance in resolving urgent situations coordinating with the Account Manager.

  • Monitor client’s and competitions business trends.

  • Provide assistance to marketing in preparing for customer presentations, data collection and trade activities

  • Works with internal staff to ensure Kerry delivers exceptional customer service

  • Provide assistance in the assembly of information for price quotes and contracts preparation

  • Assist customer care when needed in PO process and order tracking

  • Provide assistance in the assembly of information including KPI’s, forecast, and projects for customer business review presentations

  • Assist account team with brainstorm meetings for concept development

  • Assist account team in coordinating and producing special projects for customers

  • Attend customer meetings or joint calls with the Account Manager

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • College diploma

  • 2 years Sales experience

  • Candidate must have a strong organizational aptitude, must be detailed oriented and critical thinking skills

  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to relate to, communicate with, individuals at all levels

  • Bilingual and good computer skills

Requisition ID 2018-14765

Division Kerry

Position Type Full Time

Recruiter JH2

Posting Type DNI

Posting Type NCB