Skip to content

Bacardi

Careers at Bacardi

National Account Manager – Costco & BevMo (Location Flexible)

Job Name

National Account Manager – Costco & BevMo (Location Flexible)

Country:

United States of America

City:

Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA

Function:

Commercial

Reporting Line:

Director, National Accounts

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Jonathan Rodriguez

About the role

Your Opportunity

Lead the largest Bacardi customer in the world. Build a network across almost every market in the US; and assist in developing the right model to manage BevMo & Go-Puff. Steward collaboration across multiple Bacardi functions, our distributor partners, and the customers (Costco and BevMo) to create value, drive top line growth and market share.

About You 
  • Founder: You are driven and excited about having a substantial impact on the business. Key markets in the US need Costco to achieve their goals.
  • Fearless: You like to innovate, drive change, and take calculated risk. Costco pushes supplier to re-think packaging. BevMo is reinventing e-com and retail. 
  • Family: You are great at building relations, enabling collaboration, and creating mutual value. From internal Primos (Customer Analytics, Customer Solutions, Shopper Marketing, State Teams and Brands) to external partners in the distributor and customer network, it takes true leadership to keep the system informed, aligned, and accountable.

Responsibilities

With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Lead: Steward processes and ways-of-working to inform, align, and enable system (Bacardi, Distributor, Customer) to support mutually beneficial business agenda and drive market share.
  • Plan & Strategy: Understand customer model and needs. Integrate customer goals with Bacardi portfolio opportunities. Leverage insights, analytics, marketing tools to drive solutions and growth.  Assess SWOT, prioritize business opportunities. Lead JBP for entire Bacardi portfolio of Core, Incubation, and Innovation brands.
  • Sell: Call on National and Regional Buyers. Partner with state sales teams. Build relationships, penetrate customer organization. Negotiate programs and portfolio support. Build sales decks. Participate in Customer events.
  • Reporting: Analyze business reports, collaborate on QBR, Chain Summits, and program post-analysis
  • Execution: 
    • Coordinate and track activation of programs, distribution, and other activities; on and off-line. 
    • Wire with key markets and stakeholders to ensure consistent and clear communication of actions and priorities, and achievement of targets/goals
    • Work with the field sales team in the development of custom brand programs to satisfy customer needs and business opportunities
  • Innovation: Evolve packaging, product mix, ways-of-working, e-com, merchandising, and any other tool to drive profitable growth and market share.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Overall 8+ years of Sales experience, with at least 4 years on Calling on National Customers/Chain Account Management, preferably within a spirit, or consumer goods sales environment. 
  • Relationship builder. Through active listening and understanding. Collaboration, value creation, and mutual accountability.
  • Strong communicator. Both verbal and written. 
  • Distributor and Customer management experience. Inclusive of e-Commerce.
  • Strong business fundamentals.  Inclusive of price structures, RTM, and supply chain. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, or related area
Personal Qualities
  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others. 
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.


Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.