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Sales Manager - Foodservice
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Manager
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Sales
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: January 19, 2024
Job Location:

Toronto, ON
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Job Description

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary with opportunities for advancement and career development.
  • Possibility of teleworking on occasion according to company policy.
  • Access to a group insurance plan & a pension plan with employer contributions.
  • Telemedicine & employee and family assistance program.
  • Recognition & wellness programs for employees.
  • Eligibility for an annual bonus.
  • Activities organized by the company.

Summary:

Reporting to the Food Service Senior, National Sales Director, the position of Ontario Sales Manager, Food Service is primarily responsible to lead and develop the Lassonde Foodservice sales strategy in Ontario. This role will lead the Ontario sales team to grow distributors, independent customers, commercial and non-commercial accounts in branded and private labels for juice and food. This role could also be responsible for large customers and not limited to.

Key Activities:

  • Build, train, develop & support the Ontario sales team.
  • Deliver company sales budget.
  • Ensure team meets company KPI’s.
  • Increase the list of Foodservice customers.
  • Support the sales teams in field & during trade shows.
  • Lead monthly team meetings and attend quarterly business reviews with direct reports.
  • Provide guidance on contract renewals & new account negotiations.
  • Support Senior, National Sales director to deliver agreed upon strategic priorities.
  • Communicate regions needs and challenges with potential solutions.
  • Build relationships with internal stakeholders.

Education and experience required:

  • 5 years of experience in similar position.
  • BAC of Commerce (Business/Marketing or Finance) or similar education.
  • Excellent knowledge of the food industry (distributors, regional and national chains pertaining to health care segment and/or nutrition).

Competencies:

  • Good computer skills (MS Office, P.P., Excel, Windows).
  • Very self-sufficient and motivated.
  • Effective communicator.
  • Results oriented.
  • Client oriented and focused.

Specifics of the position:

  • Travel is required in this position to effectively manage the territory.

Lassonde, all in good taste!

Working at Lassonde is about being involved, giving meaning to your work and doing things right. And that's because Lassonde takes care of its people. Choosing Lassonde means joining a century-old company founded in Quebec that embodies strong values such as respect and integrity. It also means finding a family spirit at the heart of a North American company, thriving alongside dedicated people and being proud of the tasty, quality products that we offer our clients and consumers. At Lassonde, anything is possible.


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