Business Support Associate

Sales United States


Description

We’re starting a new chapter in our journey as Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, now part of Froneri. Having nearly 100 years of winning experience in the U.S with a robust portfolio of powerhouse brands that consumers know and love, and the backing of a global pure-play ice cream organization, we’re poised to accelerate growth.

Headquartered in the Bay Area, a hub for up and coming food trends, we focus on both the future and the present. In both our offices and our factories, we are determined to overcome obstacles, learn from failure, and raise our game. With a renewed focus on frozen treats, our tight-knit team of ambitious innovators are fully immersed in the business and encouraged to flex and make decisions quickly. We are committed to pursuing every great idea, and delivering the best ice cream experience to our consumers, when are where they want it.

Unleash your potential at Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream and discover what a sweet career has in store for you.

Position Summary:

The Business Support Associate supports the Account Director and Team Leader with Account & Team Operations. They will work closely with the customer sales team to drive key trade analysis, account promotional plans, and other operational activities. This individual will work in conjunction with the team to translate the business needs into reports/analytics, trade analysis, functional requirements and use cases, interpret the needs for the customer and team, and help create course-correcting game plans.

Responsibilities:

Performance: 

  • Achieve performance objectives by leveraging trade strategy to win at your accounts
  • Work with the team for standardized reports, insights on the business, and trade optimization focus on growth opportunities in support of the CAMs, DSMs and AD for customer sales team
  • Clearly execute all DGIC priorities and deliver the profitability, growth and goals for your accounts

Customer Strategy:

  • Forecast accuracy, trade, contract & deduction compliance, sales performance targets, meeting sales goals, segmentation / resource allocation, improving customer service and customer profitability targets
  • Customer team specific work utilizing the tools and resources. Work could include data management, trade analysis, post event analysis, provide customer promotional decision support.

Win at Retail:

  • Improving execution
  • Support the creation of end to end customer promotion plans

Develop Valued Capabilities:

  • Improving selling capabilities and adding customer value through improved analytics and insights, and continuous improvement

Drive Quality:

  • Become a quality agent by continuously checking our products in various stores and location.  Provide feedback and challenge as necessary to help the organization understand the retail experience.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years of relevant analytical experience (financial reporting/executive reporting preferred)
  • Experience with database reporting tools preferred

Required Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software; proficiency in Excel a must
  • Desire to work in an entrepreneurial and fast paced role
  • Ability to communicate across all functions and levels within the organization
  • Ability to influence and drive decisions
  • Ability to prioritize, delegate, and meet tight deadlines required
  • Strong analytical skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.