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Key Account Manager
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Marketing,Sales,Category Management
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: April 01, 2020
Job Location:

Bolton, ON
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Job Description

Key Account Manager

The Key Account Manager is accountable for delivering business segment objectives and share of customer volume by delivering sales strategic objectives at the lowest possible cost. They are also responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive customer business plans to deliver annual operating plan within trade investment plan.

What are we looking for?

  • 3-5 years Sales or Marketing or Category Management experience required.
  • Prior Account Management experience.
  • University degree or college diploma in related field
  • Fluent understanding of CAS forecasting, Nielsen and trade management system

What would be your key responsibilities?

  • Manages the trade promotion budget at assigned customers in harmony with Mars policies and procedures and within assigned budgets
  • Develops comprehensive customer business plans to deliver all business segment objectives
  • Provides timely information, category expertise and priorities, along with retail organisers and sell sheets to the retail sales organisation (Merchandisers, Reps and DSM’s) in addition to consolidating and reporting on retail feedback on executional issues and opportunities.
  • Provides their customer with category information and makes recommendations for Category growth.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Chance to work on world-renowned brands such as Pedigree, Cesar and Whiskas withinMars, Inc.​
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunity to work with some of Canada's largest retailers.
  • The opportunity to learn and develop, taking charge of your own career across Mars

About Mars:

Mars is a family-owned business with more than $35 billion in global sales. We produce some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5â„¢, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Alongside our consumer brands, we proudly take care of half of the world’s pets through our nutrition, health and services businesses such as Banfield Pet Hospitalsâ„¢, BluePearl®, Linnaeus, AniCura, VCAâ„¢ and Pet Partnersâ„¢.Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire our 125,000 Associates into taking action every day towards creating the world we want tomorrow.


Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


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