We are seeking a highly dynamic and talented SVP of sales to lead a team of VPs and Directors responsible for achieving profit-and-lost targets, driving customer and client sales, ensuring that client DSMP objectives (distribution, shelving, merchandising and pricing) are met at each customer, generating new business opportunities, and managing the business unit operations. The SVP Sales develops strategies in conjunction with the VPs to maximize and navigate client and customer opportunities at the most senior levels of the organization that benefit all key stakeholders.
Recent, relevant experience in the drug channel specifically with a CPG manufacturer or Big 3 drug retailer
15+ years experience in direct CPG and/or broker sales
15+ years experience managing a P&L, budgeting and forecasting and managing client expectations, either personally or through a team
Proven track record of results plus successfully hiring, managing and developing high performance individuals and teams
Solid leadership presence and business maturilty
Good problem solver
Internal Number: 308730
About Advantage Solutions, Inc
Advantage Solutions, inc. is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.