The Coca-Cola Company Account Executive II - Des Moines-IA -OR in AMES, Iowa

Relocation Provided: Job Posting End Date: March 16, 2018 Job Profile: 30025334 - Account Executive II Company: 0101 Coca-Cola North America Grade: 11 Function: Sales and Acct Mgmt Role: Level 7 Travel Required: Open for Referrals: Position Overview: Why Join Coca-Cola North America? Its an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Companys flagship market. Were accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do whether were innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when were collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when were returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better. Work with integrated account team to manage key aspects of the business relationship with multiple customers. Develop and implement Annual Business Plans which support business objectives. Act as a system-wide expert on strategy, business systems, and operating philosophy of assigned customer(s). Ensure a flawless execution of programs throughout the system. Function Specific Activities: Function Related Activities / Key Responsibilities: Develops Annual Business Plan with customer, Bottler, and system input that outline key strategies and initiatives for Coca-Cola growth within customer's management and Bottler system. Ensures business plan and marketing activities are developed to deliver volume, profit, and customer satisfaction commitments made to all stakeholders during business acquisition and/or stewardship planning. Grows level of customer satisfaction, maintains win/win business relationship, and ensures effective communication with all key buying influences. Manages communication with Bottler system and customer field network to ensure constant application of strategies as outlined in the Annual Business Plan and flawless execution of programs. Aligns system resources to implement marketing and operational programs according to plan, schedule, and budget. Acts as a system-wide customer expert to ensure that the Coca-Cola system understands customer(s) objectives, strategies, positioning, and needs and that Company programs are consistent with their needs. Responsible for problem solving operational or exceptional issues with customers or bottlers. Responsible for forecasting and managing to budget. Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree in business or related background preferred Related Work Experience: Beverage/consumer packaged goods experience is an asset Experience in managing price package plans for customers 3 - 5 years of key account experience Functional Skills : Complex selling knowledge with proven ability to create & sell-in customer promotional programs & key initiatives Knowledge of bottler and fountain environment and systems and business development planning experience Proven ability to manage needs and concerns of multiple stakeholders across various business systems Job Requirements: Education: Years of Experience: Leadership Behaviors: DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain ourbusiness(encompassingeverything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation). COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler). ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders. INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliv