The Regional Account Manager is responsible for developing and guiding national and regional accounts in the Convenience Channel. The Regional Account Manager will achieve account profitability and sales targets, serving as the primary account contact while providing account leadership. This individual will also be responsible for the increased distribution of Vita Coco brand items for permanent planogram space and promotional displays.

We are hiring a Regional Account Manager to support the Convenience Channel which will be geographically located and responsible for East U.S. This role will report to a Senior Director of National Accounts.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute account-specific strategies to grow at both the account and product category levels
  • Develop account goals and business plan with retailers
  • Manage and cultivate programs to achieve case volume and dollar volume budgets.
  • Develop and execute strategies with retailers to grow business opportunities, i.e. new products, promotional planning, and merchandising
  • Conduct regular reviews of business performance, promotion strategies, planograms
  • Recommend product program development and/or enhancements as a result of customer/consumer feedback
  • Partnering with the Regional Marketing Manager in promotional development
  • Forecast, budget, and track account revenues and cost
  • Participate in the development and implementation of account's financial support program, business building program and support Customer Logistics Manager on supply chain programs

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or business-related field is preferred
  • 7-10 years of professional Sales and/or Marketing experience
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%
  • Demonstrated skills in achieving sales, profitability, and budget goals
  • Ability to effectively implement sales and marketing strategies
  • Ability to effectively monitor category performance versus plan and communicate accordingly
  • Ability to understand trade spending effectiveness (efficiency of promotional activity is preferred)
  • Candidate should possess strong analytical skills, critical thinking skills and problem-solving skills
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to interface and demonstrate leadership both internally and externally
  • High-energy self-starter as well as a collaborative team player
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate cross-functionally within the company and the customer
  • Demonstrated commitment to building strong business relationships with customer
  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior leaders internally and with customer