Manager, Business Development in Bentonville, AR at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/20/2020

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

The Business Development Manager (BDM) position is key to the development and implementation of the Walmart Business Development Team sales plan for the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company.  

The selected individual will be instrumental in managing the sales, POS, and forecasting information for the products in a specific Scotts Miracle-Gro multi-million dollar portfolio.  

You will be responsible for effectively managing plan-o-gram and display space, order recommendations, promotional plans, in-season trends, as well as sales, margins, turns, and fill rate goals. 

In this exciting career opportunity, the selected candidate must exercise outstanding communication and organizational skills plus the ability to develop, coordinate, communicate, and implement complex "Plans of Action" for the Walmart account.  Must be able to establish positive relationships and communication with Walmart contacts and internal Scott’s contacts. 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or other relevant discipline required.

  • Minimum of 3 years sales/account management experience.

  • Previous experience calling on Corporate / National Accounts required.

  • Experience in consumer product sales preferred.

  • Advanced Microsoft Office proficiency.

  • SAP / BW, Vision Chain experience preferred.

  • Ability to analyze category and product trends and translate them to executable strategies.

  • Requires advanced communication and presentation skills.

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones)

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous vacation day policy.

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Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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