Manchester, United Kingdom





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Welcome to PMI Here at PMI we want to be far more than a leading cigarette company. We’re building PMI’s future on smoke-free products that are a much better choice than cigarette smoking. Indeed, our vision – for all of us at PMI – is that these products will one day replace cigarettes. Our company is changing – and dramatically. Could you be part of a truly dynamic worldwide team dedicated to an ambitious new vision? About the Role As Area Activation Manager, you will play a pivotal role in translating and executing our strategy for both trade engagement and consumer conversion for all territories within your area. This will involve developing and maintaining an excellent understanding of our business and objectives, the marketplace and competitors, with regular feedback of new developments and changes. You will also coach, train and develop five Territory Activation Executives that will be directly reporting into you. As a front line brand advocate for PMI, you will be instrumental in driving territory growth, effectively handling your resources, including people, budget and technology to ensure a truly extraordinary consumer journey. You'll analyse trends to identify and experiment with new ideas, responding to consumer needs quickly and effectively. You’ll also be responsible for a team, working with them in terms of development, coaching and motivation to deliver consumer focused results. About You We’re looking for someone dedicated to truly excellent customer service, someone who can motivate and encourage their team, our trade partners and consumers to share our vision of a smoke free future. c Ideally you’ll have previous experience in a sales environment with recent management experience, and demonstrate your ability to take full advantage of a phenomenal opportunity to deliver fantastic customer service. You will have led sales teams in previous roles, and be able to demonstrate how you are able to successfully motivate and lead a team to hit their targets. You’ll be looking for a career in a company that is truly global in reach, and offers great people the opportunity to develop and grow themselves. You will need a valid driving license (and have had one for at least 12 months). If you’re looking for a job that challenges, inspires and rewards you, take a closer look at what we’re trying to do, and apply now. What we offer Working with us offers a career that is fast-paced, demanding and interesting. We also want it to be rewarding. From our smart work environment allowing a blended approach to home and office working, to our enhanced parental leave policy, medical cover, life assurance and season ticket loans, we have you covered. Our comprehensive flexible benefits pot allows you to further tailor your benefits to suit you. Our commitment to inclusion PMI is on a continuous journey to ensure that all of our employees feel welcome and feel that they belong. We have a number of internal networks that are inclusive and open for anyone to join, including networks covering employees from ethnic minority backgrounds, LGBTQ+ and gender. We’re also extremely proud to be the first global company to be awarded Equal Salary Certification. We take wellbeing seriously, so we have trained mental health First Aiders to help support our employees, as well as support in the form of our LifeWorks app and Employee Assistance Programme. PMI is an equal opportunities employer, hiring solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.