Market Development Manager

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: July 04, 2019
  • Job Order ID: 235335.1
  • Consultant: Victor Tamm
  • Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods
Our client is a leading manufacturer of specialty food products that are sold in mainstream and ethnic grocers and restaurants across the country. With a growing base of business, our client is Market Development Manager based from a home office in Toronto. This role is primarily responsible for working with distributors, and food service outlets to develop sales and to meet assigned targets.

Some of what you will do in this role includes:
  • Achieving sales expectations with wholesalers, distributors, and supermarkets
  • Execute and monitor promotional activities within the A&P budget
  • Ensure supermarket product pricing, shelf space, and promotional periods and locations are accurate and eye-appealing
  • Prepare periodic reports for management on market intelligence including recommendations to meet or counter competitor actions
  • Maintain positive relationships with existing customers; explore and build relationships with others to develop more business opportunities
  • Prepare quality plans, budgets, presentations and reports as required both internal/external
  • Execute various sales and marketing projects, including management and administrative duties
In order to apply you should have most of the following in your background:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a sales function in CPG
  • Cantonese or Mandarin fluently considered an asset
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Comfortable presenting in large and small group settings
  • Knowledgeable on business math with good analytical skills
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean abstract
Some other stuff to know:
  • The position is home based
  • You will spend a lot of time driving to accounts and customers
  • You will need to travel internationally to Asia on the US on occasion
  • There is an opportunity to grow with this company into progressively more senior roles over time
If this sounds like a role where you could be successful, please apply today!