Job ID 28316
The ideal candidate for this new Director of Sales position will be a self-driven individual with a proactive approach.
The role is remote on the East Coast, and applications from individuals in New York, Florida, Washington DC, and Atlanta (GA) will be considered. Proximity to a major airport for potential travel is preferred.
- Increase both volume and profitability in the business through your individual efforts and by actively supporting your team’s initiatives.
- Discover new business opportunities, such as identifying key accounts, fostering partnerships, organizing events, and managing promotions.
- Engage with both national and independent food service and retail accounts through proactive outreach.
- You’ll play a crucial part in developing and implementing sales and marketing programs.
- Forecast trends and opportunities, communicate these insights internally, and formulate action plans to capitalize on them.
- Ensure alignment between customer needs and production capabilities to drive sales growth while minimizing costs.
- Effectively communicate and oversee sales activities across all levels of the distributor’s management team (Executive, Procurement, Sales & Quality).
- Convey and articulate programs effectively to distributor sales teams, ensuring clear communication in presentations.
- Manage, lead, and educate your team effectively.
- Bachelor’s Degree a plus and/or a minimum of 10 years experience in sales with a distributor, consumer products; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Proven capacity for learning, coupled with a track record of delivering tangible results.
- Possesses and analytical mindset, adept at approaching challenges with a strategic and data-driven perspective.
- Capable of working independently without requiring constant supervision.
- A positive leader with a bias for action, actively seeking opportunities and driving initiatives to completion.
- Promotes collaboration and demonstrates strength in working effectively with colleagues.
- Exhibits trustworthiness and upholds high values in professional interactions.
- Demonstrates strong communication skills, including proficiency in verbal communication, presentations, and professional and technical writing.
- Bonus opportunities
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
- 401k plus Profit Sharing