Account Manager, BSG (Distributor)

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Position Title: Account Manager, BSG (Distributor)

Location: New Jersey

Territory: New Jersey and Southern NY/ Long Island

ABOUT THE WELLA COMPANY

Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves. Our 5 pillars:

 Collaborative, Creative, Committed, Connected & Courageous

Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin, Sebastian and ghd. With over 5,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, our brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves. As innovators in the hair and nail industry, we empower people, delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.

For additional information about the Wella Company please visit www.wellacompany.com.

THE ROLE

  • The Account Manager (Full-Service Sales BSG) is expected to deliver business targets in Value (Net Consumption sales, Net Gain) and Distribution (gaining competitive doors, retaining and growing existing customers). We are perceived as the #1 partner to the Salons and to the Distributor (BSG) Sales Team. Develop a strong knowledge of the Beauty Industry, Competition, Wella Portfolio (products, services, education offerings) and Sales data are all additional requirements.
  • Create and Execute customized Joint Business Plans with Key Salons that capitalize on the value of Education, Digital Tools, Marketing/Sales Activities which accelerate sell through & salon revenue. The Joint Business Plan would be completed with assigned Education Partners.
  • Positively Influence the BSG-Distributor Leadership (Director & Field Sales Leaders) and DSC (Distributor Sales Consultant) by developing their capabilities to sell The Wella Company's Professional Portfolio and by supporting their business needs by accessing the Company's resources.
  • Responsible to track and report the business data defined by the business unit.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

BUSINESS

  • Achieve assigned quarterly and annual targets for consumption and gain new customer metrics.
  • Complete an annual Joint Business Plan for 100% of all Platinum Level Salons & 50% of Gold Level Salons (includes education offerings, promotion plans, new opportunities etc.) in line with The Wella Company's top priorities.
  • Plan & Execute BEST IN CLASS Distributor (BSG) Sales Meetings and Trainings to meet and exceed Objectives & Expectations.
  • Proactively develop relationship with your local Cosmoprof (BSG) stores to support the Wella Portfolio.
  • Communicate regularly with Sales Manager to provide current status and plan interventions if needed.
  • Actively prospect your market to identify and close competitive brand salons to GAIN new business
  • Leverage distribution and sales data to assess opportunities and successfully turn insights into action.

ORGANIZATION

  • Successfully complete self-directed learning plans assigned by Manager and clearly articulate how learning is applied in day-to-day functions.
  • Customer Portfolio Management: Identify and create strategic profile of prospect salons to increase horizontal distribution and any growth opportunity within existing doors to increase Wella penetration.
  • Operate with Excellence: Create & Execute a routing Plan with your Distributor (BSG) DSCs that identifies underdeveloped DSCs and Markets as a development priority.

OPERATIONS

  • High Performing Organization (HPO): Responsible to achieve sales & distribution targets by investing sufficient time and resources in the field (customer calls / prospect calls). Being efficient using the company digital tools. 
  • Use Frontline tools: Demonstrate agility by using the suite of Digital sales tools and support provided by the business unit to maximize productivity, drive qualitative grow call and increase number of prospect calls.
  • Operate within Budget and Company guidelines: Act within financial stewardship adhering to Company policies.
  • Data & Report: Complete analysis of sales & business reports and identify key individual opportunities to maximize sales revenues on a monthly basis

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Negotiation & Customer Portfolio Management competencies
  • Proven track record delivering sales results (min 3-4 years) in a business-to-business account Management role
  • Interest in Beauty industry
  • Strong skills on MS Office including Excel and PPT development
  • Valid driving license & willing to travel/spend 60% of time in market.

 

EEO OPPORTUNITIES

We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Wella Company with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at: https://www.wellacompany.com/consumer-affairs

We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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