Nestle Waters North America Key Account Development Manager in San Antonio, Texas

As the nation s leading bottled water company, Nestl Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we re also committed to developing our people enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.

Nestl Waters consists of four business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain and ReadyRefresh by Nestl . Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

ReadyRefresh by Nestl is one of the most visible parts of the Nestl Waters business, delivering healthy hydration to customers where they need it most. It s another example of how we are committed to helping people maintain a healthy lifestyle. You ve no doubt seen our trucks on the road, on their way to bring our water and tea products to thirsty consumers. By joining this fast-growing area of our organization you ll have the opportunity to share in our mission with a real sense of ownership and the freedom to succeed in your role. It s a chance to apply your skills and experience to work that s as challenging as it is rewarding. Whether collaborating as team to deliver superior customer service or making a lasting impact with your individual accomplishments, you ll be an essential and valuable element of our success. We ll make sure you receive the support, benefits and development you need to build the perfect career.

Are you looking for a great opportunity to work in an advanced sales role for a leader in the consumer packaged goods industry?

Does a competitive salary and bonus appeal to you? Do you enjoy working in an environment where team work and work ethic are valued?

Look no further, our Key Account Development Manager is the position for you!

What is a Key Account Development Manager?

The Key Account Development Manager is responsible for selling to large commercial customers (25+ employees and/or an average spend of a min. $150mo. revenue) through face to face visits and networking, and for maintaining and developing existing customers. The territory for this position is the South Texas / San Antonio / Austin region. The main branch is located in San Antonio, TX.

A typical day s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Build new customer relationships through prospecting and develop existing customers through in-person meetings

Adhere to price policies to meet revenue and profit goals

Fully develop new accounts, offering full line of dispensers, 3/5 gallon, case good product, cups, and coffee

Work with current sales automation tools to manage appointments, capture prospect data, etc

Lead as the sales expert as it relates to commercial business

Maintain and build customer relationships - make service personal

Grow and develop the customer base through support and implementation of all program initiatives and through customer relationships

The Total Package

Competitive base salary

Annual Bonus

$500.00 Monthly Transportation Allowance

$200.00 Monthly Fuel Card

Comprehensive benefits package includes: medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, EAP, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and paid holidays

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Qualifications

Successful candidates will possess:

A bachelor degree in a general business management field (preferred) or equivalent work experience

5+ years of advanced sales management experience as a successful Business Development or Account Manager is required

Prior work experience in the consumer goods/beverage industry is strongly preferred, but not required

Prior experience working in an cold calling B2B sales position where face to face customer interaction was essential to the success of account management and meeting sales goals

Possesses the ability to work with minimal leads (small percentage of telesales leads)

Advanced customer relationship management skills and special pricing management experience required

Qualifications

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Strong organizational and follow-up skills

Preferred experience using a CRM as a standard requirement (i.e. C4C, SalesForce or Siebel)

Exceptional customer focused attitude

High level of resilience, persistence and energy

Strong Account Management skills

Ability and comfort with prospecting new business opportunity

Nestl Waters North America is the nation s leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestl Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. Our tea brands are Nestea, Tradewinds and Sweet Leaf. We re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you ll receive a competitive total rewards package something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It s not just the work that you ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestl Waters?

The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Category: Sales, Nestle Waters, Management