Sales Manager

Omaha, NE

5 - 7 years experience  •  Food & Beverage

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 01/12/18
Omaha, NE
5 - 7 years experience
Food & Beverage
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 01/12/18

Our client is a leading national full-line food ingredient distributor! They have over 60 years of demonstrated experience, are over $500 million in size and are in an aggressive growth mode! We have been retained to find a talented Sales Manager to oversee key accounts in the Omaha area! This is a newly created role. 

The Sales Manager executes company short and long-term aggressive growth strategy through expanded wallet share in assigned customer base and developing new business; develops account plans and ensures company resources are appropriately aligned to meet customer needs and expectations; provides information and guidance to internal Customer Operations personnel related to sales activity support and customer-specific service requirements; and is responsible for meeting individual budgeted revenue and margin objectives.

Snapshot:

  • Territory: Omaha, NE
  • Travel: About 50% of the time (most of this is local travel)
  • This is an individual contributor role - managing very large accounts for the organization
  • This role will focus on securing new business and maintaining current business within the territory
  • Reports to: Sales Director 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Five+ years of ingredient salesexperience
  • Key Account Management experience is helpful
  • Experience in sales growth strategy, customer account planning, and execution
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage customer relationships
  • Experience with CRM systems
  • Ability to travel within assigned territory approximately 50 percent of the time and outside of territory as needed; must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, ability to drive a car and fly in commercial airplanes

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