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Trade Development Manager- Seattle

Posted by Voss USA, Inc. on 23 Mar 2017   Share

Job basics

  • Location: Seattle, Washington 98101
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Supplier
  • Categories: Sales
  • Beverages: H2O
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: Director of Sales/Region Manager
  • # of Direct Reports: No Direct Reports
  • Benefits: Health Insurance, Retirement Plan, Vehicle Allowance
Job Description

This position is responsible for selling product to existing accounts and opening new accounts. This includes managing and developing a sales relationship with each account and RTM through quality customer service, increased sales volume and market shares, expanded shelf space and executing promotions to stimulate sales.  


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

  • Assure sufficient product/inventory is sold to customer accounts.
  • Develop and expand sales volume, market shares, and product distribution.

  • Gain incremental display and shelf space allocation through promotions and point of purchase materials.

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

  • Merchandise product sections and build displays to stimulate sales.

  • Participate and implement Trade Events.

  • Complete required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the 2-3 years’ experience or knowledge/skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. We require a proven track record of successful performance managing fast moving consumer products goods preferably in the premium beverage category.  Excellent computer and presentation skills.Valid driver license with an insured automobile.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: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/).