Bridgestone Americas, Inc Sales Analyst, National Accounts in Nashville, Tennessee

Opportunity Details:

Overview:

Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company.

Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.

The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.

Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

Position Summary:

The Sales Coordinator is responsible for managing the sales team on behalf of the National Customer Group. Sales coordinators require excellent organizational, administrative and communication skills, together with an ability to deliver high standards of customer service to both internal and external customers. The coordinator is responsible for managing reporting, onboarding new employees, reconciling the budget and managing accounts payable for the group as well as coordinating meetings.

Responsibilities:

  • Create a variety of ad hoc reporting for the sales team such as weekly, monthly, quarterly & ad hoc reporting, pattern reports and building reports combining multiple data sources

  • Maintain sales and departmental budgets, to include analyzing actual vs. forecasted, monitor PCard payables, AmEx reconciliation, etc.

  • Plan and coordinate various meetings and events such as kick-off and sales meetings as well as coordinate travel for the department

  • Manage the purchase and adequate inventory of all promotional materials and mailings for 3rd party vendors

  • Coordinate unit and back-end budgets by region

  • Sales program coordination and tracking

  • Capital Signs program administration including budgeting, PO Log, program training, macro reporting for corporate management (reporting mainly used during budgeting time)

  • Process all non-Affiliated Retailer enrollments, terminations, and account changes including coordinating with Consumer Regions, Commercial, Credit, Tax, and Customer Master departments to collect all required documentation for action.

  • Communicate enrollments, terminations, and account changes to any affected staff including internal and external vendors (Driving Force, National Account, Purchase Resale, POP, Dealer Locator, CFNA, Fill In Program etc.)

  • Keep detailed records on enrollments, terminations, and account changes utilizing record keeping tools provided internal electronic websites (BFConsumerSales.com & Contract Management)

  • Problem solve account issues after enrollments, terminations, and account changes have been completed

  • Coordinate and track Sales Analytics tools (Tire Navigator & Tire Connect)

  • Coordinate teammate development of the sales team with HR

  • Complete special projects as needed

  • Maintain online web based POP site

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related field is required

  • SAP experience

  • Project coordination experience

  • Tableau and Salesforce.com experience is preferred

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Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred 4 Year Degree

Requisition ID 2017-115021

Posted Date 7/28/2017

Location US-TN-Nashville

Zip Code 37201

Functional Area Consumer

Category Administrative / Clerical

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of Bridgestone to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.