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Key Account Manager - Grocery & Convenience - Metro NY

Posted by Voss USA, Inc. on 24 Jan 2017   Share

Job basics

  • Location: New York City, New York 10001
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Supplier
  • Categories: Sales
  • Beverages: H2O
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: Regional Manager Metro NY
  • # of Direct Reports: No Direct Reports
  • Benefits: Health Insurance, Retirement Plan, Vehicle Allowance
Job Description

This position is responsible for selling our brand to Independent Grocery and Convenience key accounts in the New York Metro area. The successful candidate will develop a sales relationship with each account and our distributor partners through quality customer service, increased sales volume and market shares and add customer value through analysis and category management. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as necessary.


  • Achieve our sales and profit goals by motivating and directing our key account/distributor partners to attain sales volume and profit objectives on our products.

  • Act as the primary point of contact for assigned customers. 

  • Develop and maintain a key account list with key buyers/owners and managers to strategically drive our objectives. 

  • Manage and plan trade spend investment. 

  • Review quarterly account performance. 

  • Identify market trends and opportunities and develop respective action plan. 

  • Provide excellent service to assigned accounts creating and maintaining goodwill will with the customers. 

  • Participate and attend customer functions. 

  • Complete required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of a minimum of 5 years’ experience or knowledge/skills, and/or ability required.  We require a proven track record of successful performance managing fast moving consumer products goods preferably in the premium beverage category. Previous experience in DSD environment and holding a key account managerial position preferred. Excellent computer and presentation skills. Valid drivers license with an insured automobile. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is required to stand, walk, sit, and bend; use hands, talk and hear. The employee must regularly (numerous times each day) lift 15 - 40 pounds.


We offer a competitive compensation package including bonus, car allowance and benefits commensurate with experience level.


We will not offer relocation for this opportunity.

about Voss USA, Inc.

VOSS Water of Norway was founded in 2000 and began exporting bottled artesian water in 2001.  Headquartered in New York City, VOSS is now sold in 50 countries worldwide.  Coveted for its taste, purity and sleek packaging, VOSS set a distinctive standard for the bottled water market by creating an ultra-premium segment which it leads today. VOSS’ image and awareness have been built through a selective distribution approach using beverage wholesalers who serve on-premise customers (restaurants and hotels) as well as retail supermarkets.  Under new management which took over the company in 2010, VOSS sales have grown double digit each year and the brand’s national and international footprint continues to expand. The VOSS environment is fast-paced and entrepreneurial. The current senior management team is drawn from various well-known leading North American beverage organizations. The company takes great pride in the values that drive VOSS—Purity, Distinction and Responsibility (https://www.vosswater.com/index.php/company/brand-values/).