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Regional Sales Manager - Ready to Eat

Date:  May 09, 2019
Location: 

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19131

Req ID:  850
Job Function:  Sales & Marketing

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.

Summary

This leadership position is responsible for managing Perdue Premium Prepared Foods business supporting retail customers in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Driving net sales in our CPG Value Added business, the Regional Sales Manager will be accountable to ensure that results as set forth in the Perdue Foods Strategic Plan are consistently met. They will uphold Perdue’s core values of Quality, Integrity, Teamwork, and Stewardship and be committed to industry-leading Quality, Service, and Reliability to our customers. 

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Using syndicated data and fact based sales approach, drives sales by developing and executing a sales strategy for the assigned account base within region.
  • Professionally represent Perdue Foods, LLC to all customers within the Region while upholding the company’s core values of Quality, Integrity, Teamwork, and Stewardship.
  • Ability to penetrate and successfully influence decision makers at customers in territory.
  • Maintains high level of product knowledge, sales skills, presentation skills, and time management.
  • Proficient in using syndicated, category, and shopper data as a central component of the Sales process.
  • Leads broker network to drive results in assigned customer base.
  • Utilizes the Trade Promotions Management system to maximize effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Collaborate with Trade Marketing and Customer Service to ensure that established goals are met and Customer Service expectations are exceeded.

Minimum Education

Bachelors degree in Sales, Marketing or Business Administration.

Experience Requirements

8 - 10 years related experience, preferrably in the CPG industry. Requires strong reading, writing, communication and analytical skills. Must have experience managing brokers. Must be able to travel overnight to customer/vendor locations and/or plant locations.

Experience Preferred

Management experience preferably in the food or food sales areas.  

 

 

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

 


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia