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Lead Manager Trade Relations

Company: British American Tobacco
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Reynolds American is evolving at pace - truly like no other organization.
To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!
FUNCTION: Marketing
LOCATION: Winston-Salem, NC

What are the key objectives and expectations from this role?
Provide leadership and give direction for Trade Associations, exhibits, customer events, Marketing Conferences, cross-functional departments and third-party vendors for Reynolds Marketing Services Company.

What is the direct impact of this role on the team or organization?
The direct impact is to work alongside and with the Senior Manager of Trade Relations to ensure all Trade Events are fully executed with a positive impact.

Reports to
Senior Manager, Trade Relations
Number of Direct Reports
0 (Vendor Management)
Core Relationships
Internal - - - Leadership team members, cross functional departments
External - - Trade Customers, Third party vendors, Trade Organizations
Geographic Scope
Travel Required

Provide Leadership and give strategic direction on Trade Relations events to ensure seamless integration and consistency of service levels and processes across the Reynolds organization
Lead Trade Relations to achieve Key Initiatives in support of Activation Trade Marketing
Establish, maintain and manage as a secondary key contact, ongoing relationships with our National Trade organizations. - Responsible for implementation of Trade Relations with these organizations
Effectively manage and collaborate with multiple third-party vendors and give strategic direction needed to produce results
Responsible for all accurate submissions of Trade Relations invoices. - Requires review from a fiduciary accountability and provide ideas on efficiencies. - Collaborate with finance, audit, tax, procurement and disbursements to inform and seek savings and solutions
Responsible for managing day to day planning for Trade Relations events
Ability to receive and accept new projects and being flexible to maintain multiple projects over time
Responsible for seeking the most proficient and innovative technical opportunities that will enhance the existing Trade Relations processes of managing events

Do you have recent experience in Event management/project planning?
Are you able to travel for extended periods of time even when unscheduled opportunities arise?
Have you used Cvent or any other registration platform?

Experience Required
2 - 4 years of Project/event management planning
2 - 4 -years of Registration platform experience as well as Mobile App management
Self-starter who can work independently as well as collaborate within a group
Must be detailed oriented with strong verbal and presentation skills
Technical / Functional / Leadership Skills Required
Must be able to lead and manage a team across multiple projects simultaneously ensuring each deliver against company objectives
Flexibility to travel for extended periods of time throughout the year
High Level of professionalism
Ability to interact with senior level executives
Education / Qualifications / Certifications Required
Bachelor 's degree preferred or similar experience
Strong project management skills
Bachelor 's degree in Event Management

Competitive annual salary
Targeted Annual Bonus

We offer very competitive compensation and benefit plans, including:
401(k) plan that offers opportunity to save on pre- and post-tax basis up to 50 percent of eligible compensation. Company matches 100 percent of employee pre-tax/Roth (401k) contributions up to six percent
Comprehensive health- and welfare-benefits package
Eleven paid company holidays annually, plus a generous paid vacation plan based on length of service
Company-paid sick and personal days, funeral leave, and jury duty leave; Also, Parental leave/Reduced Work Schedule
Confidential personal financial counselling service
On-site health clinics and fitness centers
A matching grants program that enables employees to direct and double their donations to qualifying charitable organizations of their choice
Health-care advocacy service
Volunteer service opportunities
Federal credit union membership through Allegacy Federal Credit Union
Extensive training opportunities

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that welcome opportunities for growth. We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences, and talents to improve the company's potential for optimally achieving its business objectives!

Reynolds American Inc. and its affiliated companies is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly via email at .

About our organization:
Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c., and the U.S. parent company of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; American Snuff Company, LLC; Modoral Brands Inc.; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; Reynolds Brands, Inc.; Vuse Stores LLC; Kentucky BioProcessing, Inc.; RAI Services Company and Reynolds Marketing Services Company. This position is with Reynolds Marketing Services Company. Job Number: 42190

At Reynolds American, we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at REYNOLDS AMERICAN.

- Global Top Employer with 53,000 British American Tobacco employees across more than 180 markets
- Reynolds American certified as Great Place to Work
- Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
- Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
- Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women 's Day Best Practice winner
- Seal Award winner - one of 50 most sustainable companies

Have you been on a career break for 18 months or longer? Are you ready to return to your career? If your answers to these questions is yes, we would love to hear from you. Regardless of why you took a break, we value you for all the skills you can bring to the workforce. Reignite your career, work flexibly, be part of a dynamic team and upskill yourself with on-the-job training and development support.

Collaboration, diversity, and teamwork underpin everything we do here at Reynolds American. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

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