Outside Sales Manager - Food Services
Boston, MA 02118
Food Services Company seeks outside sales manager responsible for promoting products and services and for building relationships with new and existing accounts. This position requires occasionally working non-traditional hours (evening, weekends and holidays) in order to successfully meet customers’ needs.
· Develop new business, penetrate existing accounts, and minimize lost business to achieve profitable sales growth and special objectives within assigned territory.
· Responsible for growing sales revenue associated with existing customers while developing and accomplishing new sales goals agreed upon with the leadership team.
· Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, and product uses.
· Provide product information and practical training to customer personnel.
· Log customer changes monthly and accurately for invoice preparation.
· Verify all invoices prior to release.
· May be called upon the produce monthly invoices.
· Review aging reports and along with the Finance Accounts Receivable team, take action to ensure customers’ accounts are compliant with contractual payment agreement.
· When necessary, communicate and collect accounts receivable due based on approved credit terms.
· Evaluate market trends and recommend products to customers, based on business needs and goals.
· Develop a marketing plan and evaluate market trends
· Perform administrative duties, such as preparing sales budgets and reports, maintaining sales records, processing credits and other requests, preparing sales quotes, menu suggestions, and filing reports.
· College degree in related field (business, sales, marketing, hospitality, culinary arts)
· Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Salesforce
· Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
· Minimum of three (3) years of food services (meals) sales experience
• Family-owned/operated and servicing MA since 1989
• In 2019, ACE Employment was on the Forbes List of America's best recruitment firms out of 250 nationwide.
• Consistently on the Largest Temp Placement Firms in MA list conducted by the Boston Business Journal.Follow us