Recent or Potential Grads – Account Manager – Large Format – Cape Breton Beverages – Sydney NS

  • Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: April 16, 2022

Account Manager – Large Format

Cape Breton Beverages Limited (Pepsi)
Edwardsville, NS
$40,000 a year – Full-time, Permanent
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Account Manager – Large Format – Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Cape Breton Beverages Limited is a third-generation, family-owned Pepsi bottling franchise. The company has been operating in Cape Breton for over 40-years, and together with its sister company Trans-Atlantic Preforms Limited employs over 100-people in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. We locally produce Pepsi, 7-Up, Schweppes, and Crush soft-drink products and distribute other beverages including Aquafina, Montellier, Bubly and Evian waters, along with Gatorade, Dole, Lipton, Starbucks, Guru, and Rockstar beverages to Cape Breton Island, as well as produce specific packages of Pepsi and other-branded soft-drinks for the rest of Atlantic Canada, Quebec, and Ontario. As part of the Pepsi family, we are focused on delivering high-quality products and exciting brand campaigns to our customers.

Cape Breton Beverages is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. Our core values are integrity, respect, accountability, continuous improvement, and taking pride in one’s work. We strive to be a company that people are proud to work for – it’s more than a job when you work at Cape Breton Beverages – you’re part of a team that helps makes this Island a better place to live through the company’s continued active support and sponsorship of fundraisers, community-oriented organizations, and special events within the Cape Breton community.

The Role:

The Key Account Manager – Large Format’s main priorities are selling and building Cape Breton Beverages’ strategy and programs to local large format national accounts.

What you’ll be working on:

  • Managing orders and inventory to ensure that revenue and profit goals are achieved, and merchandising standards are maintained at each store.
  • Selling and executing national and local promotions, soliciting placement of incremental marketing equipment, displays, racks and selling product inventory.
  • Merchandising product sections and building displays.
  • Utilizing point-of-sale materials to stimulate sales.
  • Maintaining and increasing shelf facings and racks; cleaning shelving and racks; and rotating products.
  • Evaluating customer business needs and analyzing market trends to develop service solutions.
  • Ensuring a high level of customer service and resolving issues promptly.
  • Eliminating out-of-stocks and out-of-date product through effective order taking.
  • Implementing programs with local store managers.
  • Providing feedback to Sales leadership team on any relevant developments, opportunities and market/customer information.
  • Completing required paperwork and processes in an accurate and timely manner.


  • Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience.
  • 1-2 years of customer service experience.
  • 1-2 years of direct selling experience.
  • Food Service or Consumer Products experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and strong presentation skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to perform the physical aspects of the job involved in display building and merchandising our products, which include frequent lifting (up to 45 lbs.), bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting, and reaching over shoulder.

What you can expect from us:

  • Compensation that is competitive with the market plus additional benefits including medical, dental, paid vacation and defined contribution pension plan matching up to 5%.
  • Company vehicle including paid gas and maintenance.
  • Friendly, team-orientated, and respectful workplace.
  • Being part of a company that is committed to continuing to be an active supporter of the Cape Breton community and helping make Cape Breton a better place to live.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $40,000.00 per year


  • Company car
  • Company pension


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability