Route Sales - Account Manager
Power Distributing LLC - Springfield, IL

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Power Distributing LLC is the distributor of Red Bull energy drinks servicing the greater Chicago-land, Rockford, Peoria and Northern Indiana areas. Since its founding in 2000, Power has grown to become one of the largest Red Bull distributors in the United States. We are currently seeking an account managers to service territories in Central Illinois. This position reports to a District Manager. The primary role of an Account Manager is to sell using hand-held computers, merchandise POS and deliver coolers. We provide a box truck and a designated route with established accounts. . The position requires an early a.m. start, and will include pushing and pulling product on a hand cart when loading and unloading product. This position will have daily interaction with retail customers such as store owners, store managers, department managers, and receiving clerks in the back of the stores.

PRINCIPAL ROLES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop all assigned accounts relative to sales volume, market share, product distribution, space allocation, and customer service
  • Provide excellent customer service to assigned accounts; create and maintain working relationship with managers/owners
  • Pre-planning of route
  • Verifying warehouse pulls; assist in loading truck and is responsible for inventory on truck
  • Utilize point-of-purchase (POS) materials to stimulate sales
  • Manage/own the inventory to minimize out of code product and place orders (via Hand-held) for next day delivery
  • Merchandise product sections, maintain and increase shelf facings, clean shelving and rotate product
  • Safely drive and unload the truck, and move the product to the appropriate locations
  • Keeps vehicle operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; performing preventive maintenance; scheduling repairs.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Documentation of a high school diploma or completed GED
  • 21 years or older
  • 2 + years relevant truck driving experience
  • Valid Driver's License and a clean driving record
  • Pass the drug test and DOT physical
  • Pass the background check
  • Ability to load and unload repetitiously up p to 25 lbs. at times 80 lb. ice barrels., push and pull it up concrete/metal ramps through aisles in our customer’s stores
  • Willing to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions including heavy rains, winter snow, and summer heat,
  • Work schedule Mon-Friday sometimes Tues.-Saturday

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Sales experience
  • Merchandising product
  • Grocery or beverage industry a plus

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