Retail Account Manager Independent Garden Center

United States

Job objective

Our organization grows and flourishes. This results in a fast-changing and, therefore, challenging environment.

As a Retail Account Manager – Independent Garden Center you will play a key role in the success of our retail programs. In this role you will direct and coordinate all Dümmen Orange activities related to independent garden center retailer and their supplier. The Retail Account Manager Independent Garden Center will be part of an expanding team of retail account managers and interact with team members in product, marketing, IT and finance management to collaborate and build new opportunities across our client engagements.

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Work in close coordination to Content Manager to develop programs that support retail experience for consumer on branded products or retail specific concepts
    • Develop & Execute key indicators for better shopping experience -
      • Develop on-line content for Dummen Orange products
      • Work with Marketing to Develop and coordinate retail specific programs
  • Work in close coordination with product teams on genetic assortment that are regional & nationally targeted
    • Develop a triangular relationship with Independent’s store purchaser and key supplier to foster NEW concepts wiht supporting products to enhance in store brand “X” experience
    • Position Dummen Orange concepts and products
    • Independent Garden Center Retail account managers aim to build strong relationships with retailers’ purchasing & associates.
    • Independent Garden Center Retail Account managers meet buyers to update them on key developments, such as new products, promotional campaigns or joint marketing programs.
    • Coordinate visits and presentations with product managers & broker account managers.
      • Traditional products
      • New products
        • Independent Garden Center Retail Account Manager will maintain up-to-date sales data of retail specific cutting orders so that they can deal promptly with any inquiries or issues raised by retailer or Dummen Orange supply
        • Attend and Organize all Independent Garden Center  Specific Events
        • In-store buyer/grower walks
      • Independent Retail Account Managers (RAM) partners with Key Account Manager (KAM) for Dummen Orange and brokers on record to support suppliers in growing these retail accounts
        • Position Dummen Orange concepts and products 
        • New Variety presentations
        • Regional fine-tuning of genetics
        • Grower Trial support
        • In-store merchant/grower walks
        • Working with preferred broker to secure products
          • Product Positioning
          • Forecast support to Key Account Managers on special projects

Your profile

  • Three + years experience in retail account management
  • Hands on experience with MS Office and Adobe Suite
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Excellent writing skills in English
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organizational and time-management skills
  • BS degree Horticulture, Marketing or relevant field

 We offer

Dümmen Orange has great global ambitions. Innovation, technology and quality are high priorities. This results in a challenging working environment in which you can develop yourself. Dümmen Orange offers plenty of room for personal growth and development to its employees. We have an informal and easily accessible working environment in which cooperation is very important.

Dümmen Orange          

Dümmen Orange is the world’s largest breeder and propagator of flowers and plants. Its annual turnover is about 350 million euro. The company employs over 7,300 employees worldwide. In addition to a large marketing and sales network, Dümmen Orange has a diversified network of specialized production sites. The key to Dümmen Orange’s success is a broad and deep product range, supported by a global supply chain. The company embraces its social responsibilities and invests in the health, safety and personal development of its staff.

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