Area Sales Manager – Dunedin Asahi Beverages

Your Impact

This role will be responsible for the leadership and engagement of our customers with the focus on delivering the agreed level of execution against Brand, Pack, Price, Channel and Customer initiatives across Retail (Grocery), Traditional (Off Premise) and On Premise Liquor customers.

You will deliver an efficient customer service solution to our customers that is focused on continually improving our execution in market and adding bottom line growth to your business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with new and existing clients to determine their present and future needs and propose suitable solutions in order to maintain and grow revenue for the  organization
  • Identify and gain new business through a sustained program of cold calling, following up referrals / leads and keeping abreast of competitor’s sales strategies
  • Report market and competitive activities to your manager with recommendations on actions and objectives to rectify situations
  • Undertake training to ensure that the necessary competencies and skills are acquired to carry out the full range of job functions
  • Coordinating, conducting and participating in Sales promotions, campaigns, events and displays including product tastings


About You

Looking for an individual that has the ability to work autonomously and sees a task through to completion. Success in this role will come from proven experience within a sales position, strong rapport building skills and the ability to work with different stakeholder groups.

  • Experienced sales performer who understands how to drive growth
  • Well-developed selling skills including planning & implementing commercial programs
  • Experience within FMCG industry is desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Why Asahi Beverages?

Asahi Beverages is a leading beverage organisation with a rich and varied history. Part of the Oceania Region, our New Zealand head office is based in Parnell, Auckland, with our manufacturing centre located in Papakura. We produce and market some of New Zealand’s most iconic brands, including Major Major, Long White, Peroni, Asahi Super Dry, Lipton’s Iced Teas and Charlies Juices. We have a great track record of success, we work at pace, our teams are high-performing, and there’s always a lot going on.  There are so many opportunities in our company for those ready to take them on!

We’re proud of who we are, and humble in how we work – we believe in creating a culture of excellence, innovation, and diversity. We offer a range of benefits such as product discounts, flexible work arrangements, health and wellness programs, and learning & development opportunities. We are passionate about our commitment to the communities we serve and are clear on our role in enhancing environmental sustainability and social responsibility.

We are a Circle Back Initiative employer and commit to responding to all applicants.