Newell Brands Account Associate - Appliances & Cookware in Bentonville, Arkansas

Position Title: Account Associate

Location: Bentonville, AR

Reports to: Director, Sales

JobSummary:

The Account Associate is responsible for managing the day to day operations for a specific account base within the division. Maximize the availability of our products in the appropriate channels of distribution consistent with our brand strategy with an emphasis on superior new product execution. Assist with strategies for their customers that enable Newell Brands to achieve best in class results. Assist with information systems, and metrics around financial, brand, and shopper trends to maximize market share, sales, and profits through price optimization for Newell Brands and our customers. Assist with connectivity in other functional areas including Marketing, Supply Chain, Communications and Operations.

JobResponsibilities:

  • Deliver sales and profitability targets.

  • Build customer relationships at buyerlevel and facilitates connectivity in other functional areas.

  • Collect and use data, information systems,and metrics around financial, brand, and shopper trends to maximize marketshare, sales, and profits.

  • Assist in trade and finance through management ofinternal TPM system.

  • Assist with Analytical support for Key AccountManagers and National Account Managers.

  • Develop with managerthe business operating plan.

  • Negotiates and manages trade funds to create customerand company value by consistently measuring and enforcing trade terms andidentifying opportunities for improvement

  • Works with demand planning to maintain sales forecastsand achieve specified levels of forecast accuracy

  • Monitors the competitors' brands and products as wellas our market share, competitor market share, and target market share tounderstand shopper trends.

  • Collaborates with trade marketing.

  • Works with trade to implement methods that assist our customersfor the divisions.

Leverages our brands and product mix to improve profitability and meet customer, shopper, and Newell Brands targets

Requirements:

  • Bachelors/Universitydegree

  • 2+ years sales and/or trade experience

  • Persuasive/ Sales Ability / Negotiation Skills

  • Experience with a minimum $10M book of business

  • Background in dealing with selling “the bag” ofmultiple brands across many categories

  • Initiative & follow-through

  • Solid analytical skills and acute attention todetails

  • Strong project management skills

  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic andexceptional drive for results

  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, andPower Point

  • Ability to thrivein a fast-paced environment

  • Proven ability to lead cross functional team

  • Excellent written and verbal communicationskills; must be able to present data in an organized manner

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks andassignments simultaneously

  • Conflict Management/Composure; TechnicalKnowledge

  • 15-25%Travel

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.