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Sr Account Manager (Remote)

Company: C.A. Fortune
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

What We Do
At C.A. Fortune, we aspire to maintain our position as the nation's leading consumer brands agency. We realize how fortunate we are (pun intended) to offer comprehensive solutions to our clients. From sales management to marketing, all the way down to insights and e-commerce, our boutique service model offers a breadth of services to our clients.
Who We Are
People. Passion. Purpose. Our people are the core of our business. Our unique boutique service model allows our people to follow their passions with a purpose, all while delivering excellent services to our clients. At C.A., we live and breathe our values. We are fearless and curious innovators who lead with solutions, empower others, and do the right thing, always. We are a family-first organization and recognize the importance of a healthy and flexible work-life balance, a positive support system, and the power of diversity and inclusion.
What You Will Be a Part Of
We are on a mission to build better brands that inspire healthier lifestyles for consumers and their families. Join us!
The Role
Account Manager for Rouses, AG, Mitchells
Role Description
Our Southeast Team is growing, and we are looking for an Account Manager to lead sales for our clients and connect the retailer accordingly. You will play a critical role in building sales growth. If you love being a connector and servant leadership, this could be the role for you!
New Orleans, LA.
What You will Do

  • Create and expand business opportunities with our clients and exceed goals set forth. Drive the business by developing compelling stories and buy-in from retailers by focusing on category improvements and consumer trends.

    Experience and Skills You Will Need

    • Savvy experience with computers and virtual / live meetings
    • To understand and explain IRI/Nielsen data - find the story
    • Properly help plan strategic initiatives that will promote the brands / category
    • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
    • Exceptional leadership skills dealing with retailer and clients of all levels.

      • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
      • Proven ability to build and maintain strong, effective relationships with clients, customers, & colleagues.
      • Ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Calendars, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms.

        • High Level skills in business writing and Excel

          • Mid/strong level of knowledge of grocery retailers in assigned market

            Travel Requirements
            Some Travel
            Impress Us More

            • Developed relationships with Rouses
            • Experience working with Distributors (i.e., KeHE)
            • Passionate about teamwork and driving sales
            • Grocery + Fresh Department experience (i.e., Produce, Meat, Deli, Bakery)

              What We Offer

              • Up to 26 days of PTO, accrual with tenure
              • 11 paid company holidays per year

                • 2 paid volunteer days per year
                • 3 months fully paid parental leave (regardless of gender)
                • Medical, dental, and vision
                • Monthly cell phone allowance
                • Paid company life insurance

                  • 401k with company match
                  • Summer hours (half day Fridays from Memorial Day thru Labor Day)
                  • Work from home flexibility

                    What We Value
                    Our People, Our Passion, and Our Purpose.

                    • Innovate Fearlessly: We value radical candor and actionable feedback to deliver our best selves to our clients and our colleagues. From our services to processes and everything in between, we bring all our ideas to the table, and no idea is too big or small.
                    • Empower Others: Our leaders encourage their teams to bring their whole selves to work by being authentic, humble, and inclusive. All voices and perspectives are valued, and everything that is brought to the table matters, from our newest team member to our CEO.
                    • Lead with Solutions: Our vertical integration allows us to connect a multitude of CPG services into one convenient package to ensure your products receive best in class representation. We provide boutique service on a national scale, which provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity to bring brands to the next level.
                    • Stay Curious: Our consistent curiosity and obsession with staying at the forefront of the consumer industry allows us the ability to be nimble and create unique partnerships that over-deliver results.

                      • Do the Right Thing, always: At C.A. we act in the best interest of our clients, and always do what's right. We pride ourselves on our unique ability to be nimble with no red tape blocking our path.

                        Come As You Are
                        C.A. Fortune is committed to making our company more inclusive. Diversity fuels our innovation and better connects us to our clients, our colleagues, and our communities. Based on research, we know that women and other marginalized groups tend to apply to roles only when their experience perfectly matches the job description. That said, we encourage you to apply if you meet most qualifications, especially if this role aligns with your career trajectory.

Keywords: C.A. Fortune, New Orleans , Sr Account Manager (Remote), Executive , New Orleans, Louisiana

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