Assoc. Mgr., Key Account in Ridgefield Park, NJ at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 12/24/2020

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Company Description

The Nature's Bounty Co. is a privately held, global leader in health and wellness with a rich history and proven track record in the nutritional market. As a manufacturer, marketer and online seller of vitamins, dietary supplements, minerals, herbals, protein bars and powders, and ethical beauty products, our purpose is to create a happier, healthier world using the power of science and nature. The brands of The Nature's Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world including Nature's Bounty®, Pure Protein®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Sundown®, Body Fortress®, MET-Rx® and Ester-C®.

Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Nature’s Bounty Co.  This includes being focused on retaining and recruiting a diverse workforce and building a culture of inclusivity.  Our goal is to create a place where people feel respected, valued and able to bring their authentic selves to work each day. 

Did we mention that we also offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture? If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Associate Key Account Manager is responsible for managing the commercialization of brand strategy and activation of brand priorities at retail for the assigned classes of trade. This individual will be the key point of contact for the Field Sales teams in these channels, working under the guidance of a Key Account Manager.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Work collaboratively with Brand Marketing, Trade Marketing, and Revenue Growth Management teams to develop channel plan roadmap for assigned channels, inclusive of merchandising best practices, distribution directives, and Brand innovation.
  • Work cross-functionally to define a go-to-market plan, create presentations and assist with sell-in and tracking as necessary.
  • Track and ensure compliance with channel strategies at a customer level.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of New Item presentations to Field Sales teams
  • Own new item execution at shelf, inclusive of sell-in kits, distribution strategy, and progress tracking
  • Identify key brand growth opportunities by customer based on Brand Marketing objectives
  • Manage customer portal and internal  system to upload promotional and item changes
  • Track and report monthly sales performance and customer related spend
  • Work with Category Data team to develop channel and item sell-in tools for the field sales team
  • Support Key Account Manager as needed

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years of related experience in Brand Marketing, Sales and/or Shopper Marketing
  • Natural and Organic Products industry experience preferred
  • Relevant experience in project management, manufacturing practices, and dealing with internal and external resources preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel, spreadsheets, pivot tables, presentations is required
  • Prior experience working with IRI/Nielsen syndicated and panel data preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must possess project management skills to manage internal and external resources
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously
  • Strong organizational skills and database proficiency are required 
  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines, manage multiple tasks and to respond quickly and effectively to constant changes in project priorities
  • Must excel in a team environment and have the demonstrated ability to operate at all levels within a retail organization
  • Flexible to travel as needed

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-200-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.

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