Key Account Manager in New York, NY at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 9/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


As a Key Account Manager supporting the Canteen Sales Team, you will be responsible for managing the growth of Brewer, K-Cups, Traditional Coffee, and other related products within an assigned Canteen Branches within the East Territory. You will be representing Keurig Dr Pepper (Keurig) in all sales-oriented activities including product demonstrations, trade shows and customer facing meetings. You will need to effectively work with two of the major segments to ensure their complete knowledge of not only our equipment and products, but of all the benefits of working with Keurig Dr Pepper. 



  • Collaborate with their manager to develop, present and execute a customer product (brewer and beverage) strategy with specific tactics to achieve the AOP (Annual Operating Plan) for assigned customer, as measured by key performance indicators.
  • Acquire, manage, and increase customer revenue. Optimize customer performance via hands-on management and training of field personnel.
  • Effectively sell/convey the Keurig Value Proposition and profitability story to assigned Canteen branches, Canteen customers to motivate and influence customer activity, focus and results.
  • Develop effective selling solutions for assigned Canteen Branches & Franchisee’s to drive growth & profitability utilizing the Keurig Value Proposition.
    • Conduct business reviews with assigned branches and customers.
    • Meet with assigned customers regularly to develop communication plans, marketing plans and training plans to educate the customer and their members on the Keurig Value Proposition and how it will positively impact their business.
  • Represent Keurig and its policies to customers resulting in understanding, acceptance and adherence to all contractual provisions and other company policies.
  • Provide, present and implement business building growth ideas for their Canteen customers.
  • Represent the company at Trade Shows locally, regionally and nationally
  • Help drive end-user interest in Keurig via prospecting meetings and cold calling from time to time among high potential targets.
  • Effectively manage trade budgets and comply with all trade marketing policies and procedures where applicable.
  • Develop effective and respectful relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Travel up to 60% and work a flexible schedule.


  • Follows all policies, procedures, ergonomic standards and safety requirements directed by Keurig and the department.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.



  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years successful sales experience ideally selling products through a third party distribution network, or 5 years equivalent sales experience, preferred
  • Prefer experience in a “Fortune 500” company learning basic selling/management skills, or in the Consumer Packaged Goods, Beverage or related industries.
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented with the ability to perform well in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Skilled at data extraction and analytics; Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook), CRM Management, Trade Fund Management and Online Meeting tools is required.
  • Ability to uphold safety standards, participate in continuous process improvement on the job, and follow our manufacturing best practices
  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions
  • Ability to follow Keurig policies and procedures as well as our operating principles



  • The KAM is expected to maintain a home office for company business.
  • Position requires approximately 50% travel, including some nationwide travel. Individual must be available and willing to travel both on a daily basis and on overnight trips.  A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds occasionally, in order to set up demos, including lifting brewers/equipment.
  • When in the office, the work is a predominately sedentary, light office position with a high frequency of keyboarding/computer work required (67% - 100% of the workday).



Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.