Customer Development Team Manager - Walmart

Colgate-Palmolive Company Rogers , AR 72757

Posted 3 months ago

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country

118245 - Rogers, Arkansas, United States

About the Company:

Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of working in a global organization, continually learning and collaborating, having stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions!

If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be!

Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.

In today's dynamic retail environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the Customer Development team at Colgate. Our highly energetic and focused Customer Team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive in this ever-changing landscape.

What role will you play as a member of the Customer Development Team?

As the Customer Development Manager for Walmart, have directional responsibility to deliver sales objectives on volume, spending and retail execution while also running the P&L. You will be formulating and executing a strategic plan to ensure you reach maximum volume, profitability and customer service. You'll develop plans to deliver designated account strategies and champion a mindset with your colleagues to create solutions where everyone wins and productivity of investments increase. You will demonstrate consumer insights associated with strong Colgate brand equities to drive incremental growth and strengthen the customer investment strategy so that it is consistent with Retail Environment strategy, brand strategy, and shopper insights.

What you will do:

  • You connect the dots- You have a pulse on the big picture to identify areas of opportunity for products and programs, develop Customer Marketing strategies that incorporate consumer insights, and have an awareness of competitor activity to create promotional strategies.

  • You are a connector- In this role, you'll establish partnerships with multiple parties including internal cross-functional teams, brokers, and the customer retail team. These relationships thrive on mutual trust and integrity to achieve deliverables and execute against strategy and goals.

  • You are an innovator- You will look for opportunities to improve and seek creative solutions. Your ability to adapt and adjust the strategy with the customer, revisit objectives and gain insights from pre and post evaluation and return on investment analyses to ultimately incorporate learning into the future strategy is essential.

  • You are curious- It's important to understand business trends in each account through fact-based analysis to include brand share, pricing, promotion levels, and trade class development along with understanding the effectiveness of different investment levers. You're curious about what works and what does not so we can work together to refine customer tactics.This curiosity will drive you to arrive with a more sound sales strategy execution

  • You lead- You take the lead by influencing the agenda through collaboration, negotiation and thought

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Complies with all policies and standards

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • At least 8 years of experience in sales roles or adjacent experiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with a syndicated service (Nielsen, IRI) account

  • Experience working in consumer product goods

  • Microsoft Office or Google Suite proficiency (i.e, Sheets, Slides, Docs).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

For more information about Colgate's global business, visit the Company's web site at

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