Outside Sales Manager - Food Services

Boston, MA 02118

Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Job Number: 106881 Pay Rate: $73,000.00 - $78,000.00

Job Description


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.

 

Responsibilities:

·         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.

 

 

 

Job Requirements

·         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

Additional Information

Quick Facts:

• 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.

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