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Market Development Manager - Corpus Christi,TX

Corpus Christi, Texas

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 142141BR

Job Description

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Market Development Manager-Corpus Christi,TX

The Market Development Manager (MDM) for Food Service will be responsible for account management responsibilities associated with assigned Food Service accounts. Overall duties include participation in annual planning, business reviews (quarterly business review process), reporting and trade management and account administration.

  • Manage approximately $11.5MM territory consisting of all lines of PepsiCo business sold through Distributors and direct buy customers within the assigned territory.
  • Achieve annual sales and profit plan by identifying opportunities, strategies and tactics, and by influencing key stakeholders within foodservice distributors & operators
  • Ensure Call Coverage goals are met
  • Achieve 100% distribution of new products & surpass KPI targets
  • Align sales goals and targets with PepsiCo Field Sales teams and Distributor Beverage Manager.
  • Identify and develop key relationships with all Direct Buy Distributors and Operators
  • Negotiate and execute all details of distributor marketing programs
  • Ensure distributor marketing activities/budgets, trade-spend and selling expense targets are met
  • Distributor trade management (communication, compliance tracking, checkbook management, payment distribution)
  • Develop and present quarterly strategy sessions with Distributors
  • Attend customer meetings at multiple levels (branch-, operator- and district-level meetings)
  • Distributor order guide management (ensuring SKU level accuracy and maximizing SKU presence)
  • DSR field work-withs (focusing on driving street business through training Distributor Rep’s on PepsiCo product lines)
  • Operator account call coverage & sales responsibility with large street and multi-unit operators
  • Distributor trade-show management
  • Sell-in and ensure compliance with all PepsiCo sponsored promotional events
  • Consistent customer consultation to maximize all PepsiCo/Distributor joint opportunities


Location flexibility: the role can be based in the South Texas area / Rio Grande Valley. Primary location: Corpus Christi.

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred and/or equivalent outside sales experience
  • Foodservice sales or operations experience preferred
  • Demonstrated collaboration and influencing skills
  • Ability and desire to work independently in the absence of direct supervision
  • Proven ability to consistently meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex business issues
  • Analytical, leadership and excellent computer skills
  • Demonstrated professionalism and dependability
  • Strong communication skills; demonstrated ability to communicate and present effectively to all levels of an organization
  • Spanish fluency is strongly preferred
  • Open to travel 35% of time
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Strong communication skills; demonstrated ability to communicate and present effectively to all levels of an organization

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Limited Relocation
Job Type: Regular

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