Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Territory Manager (Sales Representative) / Trade Marketing ( MA) in Boston, Massachusetts
Territory Manager (Sales Representative) / Trade Marketing
Category: Sales / Trade Marketing
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (R.J. Reynolds) is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company makes many of the nation’s best selling cigarette brands, including Camel, Pall Mall, Doral, Kool, Winston and Salem. R.J. Reynolds provides adult tobacco consumers with the highest quality products and is an innovation leader in the industry
R.J. Reynolds is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI). Reynolds American (RAI) is also the parent company of Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc., American Snuff Company, LCC and Niconovum AB.
Break out of the box….
For over 120 years, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJRT) has been a leader in the consumer packaged-goods industry. R.J.Reynolds Tobacco manufactures many of the best-selling cigarette brands in the United States. R.J. Reynolds is working hard to lead the industry in meeting adult tobacco consumers’ emerging preferences with innovative, smoke-free products. In fact, the people of RJ Reynolds pioneered many of the standards over the past century, and we’re poised to be a revolutionary force in this millennium, too. We recognize that it’s the result of the talent, dedication, drive and commitment of our 6,000 employees, and reward them beyond just a competitive paycheck and fantastic, flexible benefits. We help them break out of the box by offering numerous opportunities for growth.
We’re looking for employees who are hungry for responsibility, accountability and a chance to really make an impact! Our salespeople do this by educating and connecting with our adult tobacco consumers in a "1 to 1" manner with the purpose of gaining trial and conversion to RJRT brands. We want to establish relationships with our Retail Partners that provide them with valuable insights about the tobacco category, consumer profiles/trends and consistently exceed their expectations in our knowledge and our attentiveness to their overall business needs and the growth of their Total Tobacco Category. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a high performance environment and have the talent to deliver these challenging business objectives. If you have those qualities, we want to give you an opportunity to maximize your potential and begin an exciting career with RJ Reynolds Tobacco.
Here, you’re limited only by your aspirations.
Position Description: Territory Managers / Trade Marketing Representatives are assigned to a geographic territory where they are responsible for:
Calling on established traditional and nontraditional retail outlets
Selling and executing national/local brand building marketing programs and initiatives within these accounts
Achieving assigned quantitative and qualitative sales goals and brand building measures
Building outstanding relationships with store managers/owners by providing expert tobacco/consumer insights and advice through the development of individual business plans
Participating in relationship marketing by conducting effective "1 to 1" Consumer Engagements through a thorough understanding of Consumer Marketing Brand Strategies
Actively promoting the marketing mix through direct discussions with retailers using analytical proficiency and influencing skills to promote a beneficial business plan for RJRT and our retailers.
Consistently demonstrating the application of company values in all business interactions It is expected that Territory
Managers / Trade Marketing Representative will become not only a passionate tobacco expert, but a valuable business consultant whose analysis, judgment and knowledge of the consumer and industry dynamics makes for a valuable partner to our retail customers.
Territory Managers will be given in depth training to focus on product sales and distribution, as well as Consumer Marketing Brand Strategies, effective consumer engagement, and tobacco product awareness.
Important Note: The location that you apply through may not be the location where you are assigned in the field. You will need to be open to mobility in order to be considered for this position.
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company looks for principled, creative, dynamic and passionate people who display or possess:
College degree preferred
Strong communication and time management skills
to actively engage and educate Adult Tobacco Users
A willingness to relocate. The location that you apply through may not be the location where you are assigned in the field. You will need to be open to mobility in order to be considered for this position
A valid driver’s license
Passion for tobacco
Personal motivation for success
An aptitude and understanding of basic computer skills
Ability to analyze problems and offer solutions
ADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
A passion for winning
Leadership, and a willingness to take responsibility and accountability
Problem-solving and decision-making ability
Creativity and innovation
Strong oral- and written-communication skills
Broad, cross-functional business knowledge
Technical and organizational ability
Honesty, integrity, trustworthiness and dependability
Self-motivation and an orientation to action
Flexibility and ability to embrace change
Competitive annual salary
Targeted Annual Bonus
Relocation assistance available for those who qualify
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company offers very competitive compensation and benefit plans, including:
Generous annual bonus program for all employees
Company Vehicle Provided
Cell Phone Allowance
Daily-valued 401(k) plan that offers opportunity to save on pre- and post-tax basis up to 50 percent of eligible compensation. Company matches 100 percent of employee pre-tax/Roth (401k) contributions up to six percent
Comprehensive health and welfare benefits package
Eleven paid company holidays annually, plus a generous paid vacation plan based on length of service
Company-paid sick and personal days, funeral leave and jury duty leave
Education initiative plans
Federal credit union membership through Allegacy Federal Credit Union
Extensive training and opportunities for professional and career development
ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION:
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company provides adult tobacco consumers with the highest quality products and is an innovation leader in the industry. R.J. Reynolds takes great pride in the principled and responsible manner in which we conduct ourselves and our business. We are proud of the fact that we abide by these rules while continuing to effectively compete for the business of adult tobacco consumers.
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Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly.