JTI was formed in 1999 when the parent company JT Group acquired the non-US operations of R.J.Reynolds. Since then, the international workforce has driven two decades of growth. Today, JTI has more than 40,000 employees driving success all over the world. The mission is to nurture the internationally recognized brand roster while leading the way in Reduced-Risk Products and new ways of doing business.
Part of being a sustainable business means creating, growing and innovating outside of our traditional tobacco products offering. The innovative brands Ploom and Logic are at the forefront of the vaping tobacco products market.
JTI offers a vibrant workplace culture, talent development programs, and they are dedicated to employee success. Unique individuals make up the global community and the ways in which they have made 2020 work for them – leaf-growers and engineers, sales representatives and scientists, data analysts and procurement specialists, yogis and bingo lovers, artists and runners, gardeners and bakers.
Agile Business Advisor – UK Sales
Agile Business Advisor (ABA), conducts store visits in specific areas across one of our four geographic divisions. The role provides crucial support, as well as cover during holidays and absence for our Business Advisors to ensure continuous achievement of company objectives and KPIs. This includes, but is not limited to, meeting the designated call rate, call coverage target, selling products, educating retailers and retail staff, investigating stock anomalies, planogram compliance, merchandising and any other in-call activities as required.
Working in the Independent, Symbol, Key Multiple Grocers, Wholesale, Gas and Convenience channels, selling the benefits of JTI products by utilising adaptive sales methods. Drive category sales and JTI performance by taking an inquisitive approach to solve issues at store level and cascade action plans to rectify issues. Work collaboratively with accounts and Account Managers to provide effective solutions and monitor the impact of interventions. To ensure, where appropriate that point of sale staff are educated, trained and fully aware of JTI products and price points and the importance of maintaining the correct Range & Availability of JTI product.
ABA’s are often deployed flexibly across a wider area or division to meet business objectives and this may, from time to time, require staying away from home.
National – £32,986.67
London – £36,032.50 (based on home location)
Ideally based in one of the following locations –
Start Date – From 18/10/21 to 29/11/21 depending on job location
Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required
Minimum 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English and Maths, grade C or above.
No previous sales experience is required, however the individual should have a desire to succeed, be target driven, customer focused, highly planned and organised and have the ability to build strong business relationships.
Fluency in English.
Competency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential.
Full manual or automatic licence is required, with no more than 3 penalty points.
Look for simple solutions and efficient ways of working.
Drive change by making effective decisions quickly and always think about the end goal.
Understand own responsibilities and be open about own successes and failures.
Be honest about self performance and share honest feedback with others.
Encourage a one team mindset that creates value and collaborate to deliver results.
Main Areas of ResponsibilityIn call activity – time management – budget management – cross functional relationships
Interviews – From 27/08/21 to 27/09/21 depending on job location.
Training – 8 weeks in total, including 2 weeks based in a classroom.