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Coke Florida is hiring a Commercial Operations Manager

Coke Florida is looking for a Commercial Operations Marketing Manager based out of our Tampa location.

What You Will Do:

As a Coke Florida Commercial Operations Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Customer Marketing Planning and Activation for the large store channel in Florida, including Publix, Walmart, SEG, Target and DECA, as well as the Club Store Channel, to meet business objectives and drive results.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Together with the Shopper Marketing team at The Coca Cola Company, lead local programming and brand activation at key accounts in the large store channel in Florida
  • Leverage channel strategy to create engaging and profitable customer plans that meet the objectives of the sales team and customer
  • Assist sales team in creating sell deck and participate in sell-in meetings with customers, leading the presentation of the marketing ideas
  • Manage the marketing activation of Coke Florida assets (i.e. Tampa Bay Bucs, Disney World, etc), including developing retail and stand-alone programs
  • Activate cross-category partnerships with outside companies to develop customer programs
  • Program budget tracking, including the ability to seek and leverage different sources of funds
  • Customer POS design and messaging including communication to internal POS Store
  • Manage the Activation process, including development of timeline, creative, POS design, external partners, internal and partner approvals
  • Assist in developing program recap and measurement

For this role, you will need:

  • Minimum undergraduate (BA or BS) degree
  • At least 5 years of experience in a sales role; calling retail accounts, marketing agency, marketing vendor or CPG company
  • Knowledge of omnichannel customer marketing and/or national promotions
  • Proficient with tools like Nielson Connect, Nielson Panel and other relevant data and analytical tools

Additional Qualifications that will make you successful in this role:

  • Results Oriented – Self-motivated driving through obstacles to accomplish objectives with a bias for action resulting in a strong track record of delivering results
  • Project Management: ability to develop and execute marketing programs, understanding and utilizing marketing standards, multi-task and prioritize several projects at once without sacrificing quality. Ability to adhere to timelines and work with cross-functional teams to keep on time and on budget.
  • Collaboration & Teamwork – Able to create effective working relationships with a strong sense of commitment to a course of action holding people accountable while maintaining positive working relationships
  • Prioritization – Ability to prioritize multiple objectives/goals based on opportunities and situations needed to deliver the business results, and can anticipate adjustments that may be needed to resolve issues and obstacles
  • Interpersonal skills – Able to successfully engage and work with all levels of the organization and external partners through effective communication, written and verbal skills
  • Exhibit professional maturity – respecting others roles and opinions, keeping personal opinions at minimum about products and programs, speaking up at meetings with pertinent, relevant input, engaging and open body language, staying engaged during meetings