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International Account Manager Mars Travel Retail (FMCG)

Mars Nederland BV | Veghel | WO / MBA | Fulltime | Sluit 2017-10-30

Are you ready to get internationally challenged? Join our Account Management team.

Are you ready to get internationally challenged? Join our Account Management team.

Are you eligible for a challenging second or third step in your Account Management career? Would you like to travel around the world as an International Account Manager to position Mars well in the international market? Are you ready for this next step in your Sales career? Then we might have the perfect job for you at Mars!

The consumer is our boss, quality is our work and value for money is our goal. Mars ITR operates in 200 countries and is the ambassador for our biggest global chocolate, gum and confection brands. As a market leader in retail, we leverage power brands like M&M’s®, Snickers®, Galaxy®, Maltesers®, Extra® and Skittles®. But there is still plenty of headroom left for further growth.

Impact the world: make a difference

As an Account Manager, you will boost our growth by attracting more shoppers, more buyers and more spend. How? By ensuring the proper execution of sales and marketing initiatives for our total confectionery assortment at shop floor level across airports, border shops, cruises, ferries and in-flight. A complex and challenging agile business environment, in which unique channels, various countries and different customers all come together. You will focus on the accounts with one of our top five Global Retailers in a region that entails 30% of our global retail business (i.e. Europe and Asia-Pacific regions).

Your success will be determined by:

  • Sharing key customers and market insights with our headquarters, while executing customer agreements on shop floor level.
  • Handling challenging commercial targets and engaging business partners in our annual activity plans.
  • Identifying growth opportunities with complementary investment plans, forecasting and trade spend management.

A different kind of employee: Associates
Our employees are more than just employees. We like to call them Mars Associates. We expect each and every one to run our business as if it were their own. Because, in a way, it is. Our shared principles and purpose give our Associates a chance to make the most out of their job. For that reason, there’s no ‘one’ Associate across the world. But we do have key characteristics we’d like you to have: innovative thinking, fresh perspectives and personal commitment. We also value the ability to set priorities, negotiate effectively and be customer-oriented.

The Associate we are looking for

  • has a minimum of 2 years of experience in Account Management in FMCG.
  • holds a University business degree.
  • masters the English language, both verbally and written.
  • loves travelling around the world (20% of your time).
  • Somebody with the potential to grow within our business (e.g. Regional Business Development Manager/Sales Manager, Sales Director).

Start your own story at Mars
A job at Mars is never just a job. We like to believe it’s an adventure, a journey. Anything but blindly following what others tell you to do. Rewrite the rules and build new solutions. Develop your ideas and create new successes. At Mars, we bring a smile to your face and add fun to your journey. Definitely not a lonely journey; you will have the pleasure to work with a truly unique international team of 60 colleagues of 20 different nationalities, who speak 25 languages and work as one from 8 locations across all continents. A very social and dynamic team!

What we offer you:

  • A permanent position at a business unit in Veghel leveraging power A-brands
  • Above-average annual wages (€ 45,000,- / € 65,000,-) and flexible working hours
  • The uncommon freedom to take responsibility and ownership of your work
  • International career opportunities with the possibility to grow towards a line management position (e.g. Regional Business Development Manager/Sales Manager, Sales Director).

Joining the MITR family means joining our culture. Are you ready to join us on our journey?

Learn more about MITR at http://mars-itr.com/about-us or call our Recruitment Team at +31 (0) 413383730. To register your application, please apply online via the 'Apply' button. An external Assessment Centre will be part of the procedure.

Our culture, our work
Since its founding in 1911, Mars has become a market leader in the global food industry. Bringing the largest confectionery brands to travelers and bringing a smile to every journey; that’s our goal. We are a family; we value our ‘Five Principles’ to guide us in the daily choices we make and the way we do business. They unite us across geographies, languages, cultures and generations. We can make them so much more than just words on a wall. They have stood the test of time and are a bridge into our future.

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