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Sr. Commercial Manager

Bentonville, AR / Hybrid

*This position will be based in Bentonville, AR, with the flexibility to work from home and a requirement for in-office presence on a weekly basis.

As a member of the North American Commercial team, the Sr. Commercial Manager (an equivalent role to a National Account Manager) will be responsible for helping to drive and optimize the PlayStation consumer/player experience with our key retail partners and achieving sales KPIs.

A very broad role with strategy, forecasting, operational planning, marketing activation & relationship building are the areas you’ll be responsible for as part of a dynamic and exciting team.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ensuring strong relationships are built internally & externally at Retail

  • Development and implementation of joint business plans

  • Deliver robust investment proposals both internally and externally

  • Monitoring and communicating the key targets/performance/trends within your business area

  • Applying a considered negotiation approach/plan for all investment with a track record of delivering business goals/KPIs within given investment budget

  • Ensuring business decisions and precedents are robust

  • Have a robust view on the marketing touch points (in-store/online), implementation timelines, size specifications, cost and effectiveness within their respective retailers

  • Understanding the retailer customer segmentation and data targeting opportunities

  • Understanding the retailers above-the-line strategy and opportunities for co-marketing

  • Implement and evaluate effective retail marketing campaigns

  • Leads the retail planning and activation cycle, ensuring quality delivery and follow-up

  • Accurate forecasting driven by data and insight

  • Close integration cross-functionally to ensure operational and finance processes remain controlled and optimized

  • Work cross-functionally to lead and develop the commercial element of product launches and key calendar events

  • A team first approach to decision making

  • Bring challenge and accept challenge with an open mind across all levels of the business

What we’re looking for:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of sales experience calling on a big box retailer

  • Strong data and analytical ability with the ability to turn data into business narrative

  • In-store and online marketing/merchandising experience

  • Strong relationship building skills with both internal and external partners

  • Outstanding written, verbal and presentation skills

  • A teammate who is willing to learn and develop

  • Strong digital literacy, including expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

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The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.

$132,900—$199,300 USD

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