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Market Development Specialist (Tobacco)

ManpowerGroup, on behalf of a FMCG multinational company, leader in the Tobacco industry, is looking for a talented, highly motivated Market Development Specialist with a positive, can-do attitude to join the Marketing department.

Company Location: Northern Suburbs of Athens

Working Days and Hours: Flexible

Contract Duration: 1 year, with perspective of renewal

Main responsibilities:

The Job Holder will be reporting to Brand Activation Manager, having the following key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible to identify HORECA outlets, events and high traffic venues that can support company’s B2C activities
  • Negotiates with relevant stakeholders and achieves closure of deals that will maximize brand awareness and ensures KPIs are met based on cycle plans
  • Builds relationships, develops a business strategy, and maximizes business opportunities for company’s products within Athens and other main cities in Greece
  • Proposes branding of areas in cooperation with BTL agencies and ensures excellence in execution according to brand standards
  • Ensures installation of engaging materials and execution of engagement mechanisms
  • Opens and identifies alternative channels of sales, supporting the whole process from the wholesaler the outlet
  • Monitor performance and frequent follow ups with correcting actions
  • Assists in management of BTL agency personnel (B2C hostesses) and tracking on a day-to-day basis sales performance

Candidate Profile:

  • Sales experience with a proven track record of deal-making and business development (1-3 years)
  • Experience in the FMCG industry
  • Established network of outlets will be considered as plus
  • Fluency in Greek & English (written & oral)
  • PC literacy (MS Office, Outlook)
  • A natural ‘hunter’ with hunger to build and create a portfolio from the ground up
  • Respects brand guidelines
  • Great communication and team spirit
  • Results oriented
  • Creative, Innovative
  • Dynamic and passionate

 Remuneration Package:

  • Competitive Gross Monthly Salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Company car/mobile/laptop
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • First-hand experience in a multinational company, working with a dynamic team
  • Great opportunity to develop practical skills in a leading Tobacco company
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Market Development Specialist (Tobacco)
Jan 25
Mid level
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