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Field Sales Associate

Date: Jul 31, 2019

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

Job Summary:

Glanbia Performance Nutrition is a leader in sports nutrition, and a full line manufacturer of protein supplements, ready-to-drink beverages, nutrition bars and performance enhancement products. Our brands include ON, BSN, Isopure and ABB. We are looking for a motivated, self-driven individual with a proven track record of success to help support our field sales team. This individual should have a passion for the space and want to learn more about GPN through this support role. Excitement to participate in a fast moving channel with best in class brands is a necessity to be successful in this role. If you are an individual who enjoys the challenges of a fast paced work environment and wants to build your skillset supporting a sales team that has touchpoints nationwide look no further than this opportunity.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Support the field sales team with monthly orders utilizing live product, samples and point of sale materials
  • Communicate new item setup information to key account managers for distribution and direct customers ahead of product launches
  • Collaborate with brand teams and finance department to manage sample support budget and inventory allocation for field sales team
  • Collaborate with regional directors and sr. key account managers to deliver best in class support to field reps
  • Manage demo support schedule and large event activities for military branches and national gym chain
  • Process / Track ON Athletics customer orders
  • Manage customer set up process for ON Athletics and Regional Grocery
  • Collaborate with Athletics Reps
  • Send Product Sample allocations to Regional Grocery and Athletics tea

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

  • Self-Motivated with Interest in Supplement Nutrition
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Works Well in With Others in Fast Pace Sales Territories
  • Organized and Responsive

 

Education/Experience:

  • College Degree or equivalent experience: Preferred B.S / B.A
  • 2 years previous sales support experience
  • Previous Supplement Nutrition Experience Preferred but not required
  • Other requirements (certifications and so forth):
    • Some overnight travel maybe required

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago