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Account Manager, Food – WI (1722)

Our client, a distributor that provides solutions to the Food and Dairy industries, is seeking a dynamic and results-driven Account Manager. This person will be responsible for driving sales growth within their assigned geographical area.

Requirements: 

  • Sales experience, technical or production experience in the food industry ingredients, sanitation or packaging.
  • A 4-year degree is preferred.
  • This person should have confidence in themselves and be firm in his/her beliefs, and be able to articulate their position.
  • Someone very customer service oriented who truly enjoys problem solving,
  • Should have the persistence to persevere through complexity.
  • Someone who desires  autonomy and responsibility.

Location: Home-office based in Wisconsin.

Travel: Overnight travel will not exceed 10%.

Why Consider This Job/Company? 

Their position and approach to the market:

  • The company has expanded greatly. They now have accounts across the US and in Canada and Mexico.
  • They provide EXCEPTIONAL service to their suppliers.
  • They win against their competition by providing genuine and deep tech support and service vs commodity sale.
  • They buy very well. They do what their suppliers can do and then some. They add as much or more value to those who they represent.
  • They have their own quality department that does document production, etc. which takes that burden off their suppliers.
  • Good support for customers; their website is robust for customer service.

The opportunity for employees

  • Very positive culture: An important company value is that employees enjoy their work, have work life balance and that it’s a positive experience to be there.
  • Robust customer service support for reps. 
  • In the last five years, they’ve doubled their business. This growth is creating EXTENSIVE advancement opportunities. Sales is the best place to start in the organization because it introduces you to the whole product line, and positions you for a variety of bigger roles.
  • The growth is coming from the newest reps. A rep doesn’t need depth of experience and a huge existing network to be very successful here; they just need to have the right intellect, disposition and service-orientation.

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