Overview Real Challenge, Real Impact. Real Rewards. Are you passionate about starting your career at a Fortune 200 Company? Altria Group Distribution Company's role is to provide sales, distribution, and consumer engagement services for Altria's tobacco operating companies. Job Description Altria Group Distribution Company is currently seeking a qualified Sales Manager to join our Field Sales Force. As a Sales Manager with Altria, you'll have the opportunity to influence our industry in our ever-changing landscape. The hardworking diverse leaders we seek are responsible for handling an assigned sales territory, averaging $15 million in annual revenue, comprised of approximately 130 established retail accounts in a non-commission sales environment. Upon completion of our comprehensive and hands-on sales training program, Sales Managers will be challenged and empowered to:
Handle sales and distribution within a given geography, including merchandising as needed
Responsibly sell company initiatives to retail partners including: promotions, new brands, inventory management and pricing strategies
Consult, advise and engage with retail partners on category management and business analytics to help improve the performance of their business
Develop innovative ways to improve business performance through data analysis, brand marketing, product placement and purposeful planning
Develop and utilize systems to track, measure and analyze progress against key marketing initiatives and other business metrics
Grow leadership capability through ongoing comprehensive training and high impact experiences
A Bachelor's Degree or meaningful sales experience
Ability to build sales plans and handle time effectively
Ability to communicate ideas and concepts to influence business partners
Collaborate well in a team environment and develop account relationships
Utilize analytics to evaluate market opportunities and impact business performance
Provide innovative & creative solutions to business challenges
Strong dedication to individual growth and leadership development
Compensation and Benefits: In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business goals, we offer an excellent compensation and benefits package, including the following:
Competitive salary with annual incentive compensation by target
Medical, dental and vision benefits for employees, spouses or domestic partners and eligible dependents
Deferred Profit-Sharing (DPS) Plan:
Company Contribution: After one year of service, you are eligible to receive a total company contribution to the DPS Plan of 13%-17% of your base salary!
An annual Profit-Sharing contribution of 8, 10, or 12%, depending on Altria Group's earnings per share growth.
An annual Supplemental contribution of 5%.
Personal Contribution: From your hire date, you can generally contribute up to 35% of your base salary (pre-tax, after-tax and/or Roth) to the DPS Plan, subject to IRS contribution limits.
Company Match: If you contribute to the DPS Plan, you will be eligible to receive a dollar-for-dollar match on what you contribute, up to 3% of your base salary, after just 90 days of service.
Company vehicle for business and personal use (Chevy Traverse)
Work life balance options, including potential flexible work hours
A minimum of 3 weeks' vacation, 14 paid holidays and vacation purchase option
Maternity and paternity leave of absence benefits. This benefit is an additional to short-term disability benefits, if applicable.
Educational refund program and student loan reimbursement program
Business laptop, cell phone and internet reimbursement
Adoption assistance, child, and dependent care programs
Additional Information:We do not retain resumes submitted outside of our application process. Because Driving is required for the position, you must have a valid U.S. driver license in good standing for the last 3 years. Any DUI/DWI conviction in the last 3 years will be an immediate disqualifier for the position. You must be able to work full time within the United States without sponsorship. Sales Managers must be able to lift, push, pull, reach, conduct overhead work and carry bags and boxes as part of the sales activities (up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis; up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis; possibly up to 50 pounds on a seldom basis). Company OverviewAltria has a leading portfolio of tobacco products for U.S. tobacco consumers age 21+. Altria's Vision through 2030 is to responsibly lead the transition of adult smokers to a non-combustible future. Altria is Moving Beyond Smoking™, leading the way in moving adult smokers away from cigarettes by taking action to transition millions to potentially less harmful choices - believing it is a substantial opportunity for adult tobacco consumers, Altria's businesses and society. Altria's wholly owned subsidiaries include the most profitable tobacco companies in their categories: Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA), U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC (USSTC), and John Middleton Co. (Middleton). Altria's smoke-free portfolio includes Helix Innovations LLC (Helix), the maker of on! oral nicotine pouches, exclusive U.S. commercialization rights to the IQOS Tobacco Heating System®* and Marlboro HeatSticks®*, and an equity investment in JUUL Labs, Inc. (JUUL). Altria also owns equity investments in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (ABI), the world's largest brewer, and Cronos Group Inc. (Cronos), a leading Canadian cannabinoid company. At Altria, we celebrate the power of diverse teams working together to shape our future. We are inspired to bring our best because our unique strengths are valued. We believe our personal success and progress should be guided by Our Cultural Aspiration, a new articulation of what we value and who we aspire to be, collectively. Our Cultural Aspiration respects and complements individual identity, embracing each other's unique strengths, welcoming newcomers and developing the best, most inclusive and diverse teams. Join us as we work together to shape a better future for adult tobacco consumers, our employees, and our shareholders. Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. Learn more about Altria at www.altria.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. *IQOS Devices and HeatSticks® are currently unavailable for sale in the United States.