POSITION AVAILABLE:

JO 15449 Account Sales Manager–Flavors, Seasonings & Ingredients

Location:

Home office based within the Los Angeles, CA area

Salary Range:

Competitive base salary + 25-30% bonus potential + car mileage program

Company Profile:

Manufacturer of custom value-added Spice/Seasonings blends, Flavors & Ingredients for the food and beverage industry.

Reporting Relationship:

Position reports to the Director of Sales

Education:

BS/BA – Food Technology/Chemistry, Business, Marketing or other technical preferred.

Required Experience:

·         Minimum of 5 years FLAVOR/INGREDIENT sales experience to the food manufacturing industry.

·         Has developed a solid track record of sales success.

·         Strong technical/presentation skills.

·         Computer skills.

Responsibilities:

·         Responsible for existing & new Key Customer Accounts

·         Responsible for the sales management and growth of account base

·         Identify sales opportunities that best utilize corporate technical, manufacturing, and packaging capabilities.

·         Aggressively pursue new business presenting corporations ability to partner with customer from concept, through R&D, manufacturing, etc.

·         Project management from initial sales call through production, packaging, and shipment

·         Responsible for margin management

·         Work closely with the Manufacturing Team to ensure customer satisfaction and achievement of company objectives

·         Inform management and operations of customer requirements and needs

·         To be a supportive and cohesive member of the Sales and Marketing Team

Required Attributes & Characteristics:

·         “The Hunter” vs. “The Farmer” sales profile

·         Self-starter with a results orientation

·         Project management skills

·         Skilled listener

·         Sense of urgency in responding to external and internal customers

·         Able to create win/win relationships (internal/external)

·         Leadership kills

·         Team player

·         Excellent written and verbal communications skills

·         Proactive measures to increase customer satisfaction and company profitability

·         Reliable, straight forward, honest

Contact:

Terri Sherman, Vice President-Industrial Foods, Ingredients & Flavors, Tom Sloan & Associates, tsherman@tsloan.com, 920-261-8890

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