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This position contributes to the Frito Lay sales and distribution operating unit. Are you hungry to be a part of the World's largest portfolio of billion dollar food and beverage brands who's specifically responsible for the growth of some of America's favorite snack foods, including Fritos®, Lay's®, Doritos®, Cheetos®, and Tostitos®.?
What makes you unique makes us better, and now is a better time than ever to explore the opportunities of PepsiCo.
As a District Sales Leader Designate for Frito Lay you will complete a 9 month onboarding program to assimilate and develop the necessary skillset to successfully promote into the District Sales Leader position. During your onboarding we will provide you with 4-6 months of route level training to learn the foundation of the business and develop an understanding of our Direct Store Delivery (DSD) network and supply chain, while teaching you the role of the frontline route sales reps you will eventually lead.
Upon completion of the designate training program, you will promote to a District Sales Leader assuming responsibility for all aspects of running a sales district; leading 10-15 Route Sales Representatives (RSR's) while leading a $5-15 Million dollar business. Your strong leadership skills, interpersonal skills and ability to thrive in a dynamic, constantly changing work environment is vital to your success in this role
Successfully complete all activities included in the Sales District Leader Designate onboarding program
Effectively develop, build and maintain positive relationships with customers (store management) while growing sales/selling in/executing sales programs and initiatives
Lead district meetings focused on a plan to achieve sales objectives and goals
Conduct one-with-one meetings and "work withs" with your route sales reps to discuss performance, selling and customer service skills
Coach your team to successfully sell against baseline and promotional opportunities
Develop sales strategies through collecting and interpreting statistical data utilizing PepsiCo specific applications
Partner with product supply team to build accurate forecasts based on promotions and historical performance to ensure product availability
Prepare and deliver sales presentations to customers as required
Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings and/or weekends
Bachelor's degree preferred
A minimum of 2 years leading a team of frontline employees
Consumer packaged goods experience in a Direct Store Delivery environment preferred
Ability to motivate yourself and others while delivering excellent communication, negotiation, influencing, and follow up skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point)
Must have a valid driver's license
Safe driving record strongly preferred
Able and willing to lift up to 40 lbs. periodically
This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States
Covid-19 vaccination may be a condition of employment dependent on role and location. For specific information, please discuss role requirements with the recruiter
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity
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Backup child care
Onsite child care
Child care subsidies
Unconscious bias training
Remote work policy
Short term disability
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