Jilz+Snackerz%2C+LLC
Job Title: Director of Sales of National Sales Manager
Industry Sector: Natural/Organic Food & Beverage
Job Categories: Sales - Company/Territory Rep

 Contact Information
 
Company Name: Jilz Snackerz, LLC
  Address: 2686 Johnson Dr, Suite C
Ventura, CA 93003
United States
  Company Phone: 805-585-5297
Web Site: http://jilzglutenfree.com


Job Description
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The Position: Director of Sales of National Sales Manager

Jilz Snackerz - Director of Sales/National Sales Manager - Natural Channel

Overview:

As a key member of the Jilz Snackerz Sales Team, the Director of Sales - Natural Channel, is responsible for driving distribution and sales, building market share, managing regional sales managers, maintaining strong relationships with distributors, brokers, and key customers and securing secondary and off-shelf placement. The Director of Sales will report to the company’s owners and work collaboratively with Conventional Sales Director, Demo & Events Manager, Sales Analyst and Inside Sales Rep.

Qualifications/ Responsibilities:

 

  • Deliver growth in market share by working with brokers and accounts directly to plan and execute the sales and promotional plans of the organization
  • Achievement of assigned volume and profit goals
  • Present products and conduct category reviews to gain sales and establish accounts by emphasizing quality advantage of Jilz Snackerz products versus the competition
  • Increase market share by conducting product and brand training to key accounts
  • Manage and work with brokers to ensure maximum attention to the Jilz Snackerz lineup
  • Manage budgets, promotional calendar and promotional spending for local marketing and T/E in a cost-effective manner
  • Competent handling of all related administrative duties, including new item paperwork
  • Continual effort to develop and exploit new opportunities that are compatible with divisional goals (ie. off-shelf placement, shipper initiatives, etc.)
  • Utilize technology to capture and present category specific information Other duties as assigned
  • Build out and manage Regional Sales team across the country

 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

 

  • A self-starter with a minimum 5 years Natural Food sales utilizing brokers, distributors and direct key account experience
  • Positive management style with experience hiring and managing a sales team Strong organizational, negotiating, quantitative and leadership skills
  • Track record of entrepreneurial accomplishments, not risk adverse
  • Drive and commitment with a high degree of flexibility
  • Ability to multi-task while remaining customer focused Understanding and demonstrated use of data management systems

 

Key Competencies:

 

  • Leadership
  • Excellent communication skills Planning and organizing
  • Situation analysis and decision making Initiative

 

Education:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of work related experience 

 

 

 

Physical Requirements:
 
  • Ability to sit and use a computer for extended periods of time; ability to answer phones, and utilize a variety of office equipment
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. and reach overhead
  • Ability to travel in an automobile or plane.Ability to bend, twist, and stoop

Travel Requirements:

  • Approximately 50-60%

The Company

Jilz Snackerz, LLC was founded in 2013 by Jill and Ron Morris. Jill wanted to find a healthy gluten free cracker that her husband Ron could eat, with the perfect balance of “flavor, crisp and crunch,” with few and simple ingredients. Getting Jilz into the marketplace, onto every shelf possible and into the hands of every gluten-free-needing consumer was and continues to be the biggest and most rewarding challenge. Our 5.5 oz. assortment includes Mediterranean,Tuscan, Pepper and Sea Salt flavors, and single serve grab and go snack packs.

Jilz Snackerz, LLC provides fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Jilz Snackerz, LLC hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Compensation is commensurate with experience. Applicants are subject to criminal and credit background checks. 



Job Location: Ventura, CA
Country: United States
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: Yes
Job seekers must live within: Work may be performed remotely
Required to Relocate: No
Required to Travel: Yes
Minimum Experience Required: 5-7 years

Contact Name: Michele Jaramillo
E-mail: michele@jilzglutenfree.com

 



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