Contract Manufacturing Sales Manager - Food & Beverage

Minneapolis, MN

Post Date: 04/18/2017 Job ID: 7566 Discipline: Sales Industry: Ingredients


Our client, a large provider of diverse supply chain solutions, is looking for a Contract Manufacturing Sales Manager to add to their team. This person will be responsible for connecting clients to contract manufacturing companies in their network.

Your role with the Company

Responsible for management of entire sales cycle from prospecting through contract completion

Consistently generate leads via prospecting, networking, trade shows and referral efforts

Participate in marketing strategy development and implementation

Work as part of cross functional team responsible for on boarding new projects, maintaining strong customer relationships and manage customer ongoing needs

Focus to achieve optimum sales volume and margin results on all projects consistent with the Business Unit strategy and develop marketing plan and materials accordingly

Responsible for directing support staff to efficiently and effectively service their co-pack projects and customers

Communicate purchase/sales activity to Sr. Manager via reports, email, personal contact and co-packer/customer management systems (e.g. completion of timely travel reports, supplier/ customer entry notes, attendance at purchase/sales conference calls, etc)

Background Profile

Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field or equivalent industry experience

Possess 3+ years sales/new business development experience in co-packing/contract manufacturing

Experience negotiating sales contracts

2+ years creating, implementing and evaluating strategic business unit marketing plans preferred

10% travel

Community Information

Minneapolis, MN Area

Benefits & Features

Attractive salary / Bonus

Holiday / Vacation Pay / Retirement Benefits

Medical / Dental / Vision

Great work life balance

Relocation to MN Available

Rob Navarro
Sr. Recruiting Consultant at Kinsa Group

Rob has 9 years of leadership experience in the Foodservice industry in addition to 10 years of experience in the Recruiting and Staffing industry, with the last 5 of those years at Kinsa. If you’re seeking a new job, let him put his food and beverage industry network connections to work for you!

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