Job Title: East Coast Area Sales Manager
Industry Sector: Natural/Organic Food & Beverage
Job Categories: Sales - Company/Territory Rep

 Contact Information
Company Name: Canyon Bakehouse
  Address: 1510 E. 11th St
Loveland, CO 80537
United States
  Company Phone: 9704613844
Web Site:

Job Description
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The Position: East Coast Area Sales Manager
We are looking for a talented, dynamic, and pro-active East Coast Sales Manager with a proven track record of building sales in consumer packaged goods. Must have a minimum 5 years of experience.  The ideal Manager would have “big company” fundamentals combined with the skills to grow brands in an entrepreneurial environment. Our Sales Manager is a key member of the sales team, you will be responsible for driving revenue for all channels through the execution of strategic plans and promotions. You will manage the interaction with your brokerage network, make customer presentations, plan assortment decisions, and execute promotions for your geographic region. For the right candidate, this is an exciting, entrepreneurial opportunity to create a career changing experience while earning a competitive salary plus performance-based bonuses.

Essential Functions
  • Lead the development and execution of the distribution strategy for all assigned customers to ensure the achievement of strategic objectives in the most efficient and cost-effective manner to meet company growth goals and maximize profitability.
  • Manage the overall sales performance for all categories and assigned customers in region to achieve the annual and long-term business plan.
  • Manage broker partners to drive sales execution
  • Execute trade show strategy and attend appropriate industry trade shows
  • Help develop and maintain marketing programs with our customers
  • Create high growth sales
Basic Qualifications 
  • Commitment to Canyon Bakehouse and its goals.
  • Ability to plan and pace oneself to meet deadlines with quality.
  • Ability to present oneself as a professional.
  • Ability to create and maintain open, direct and professional communication with others.
  • Concerns and problems will be taken directly to those authorized to do something about the situation.
  • Maintain exemplary customer service for both internal and external customers which includes all requests – email, voice mail, or letters need to be responded to within 24 hours.
  • Ability to effectively interact with others outside your department when cross-departmental team participation is required.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner by using excellent oral, written, and listening skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English is an essential function of the job. Training materials, SQF standards and other business-related documents are all written in English; and all business/staff and training meetings; 1:1 meeting between management and staff (formal and informal), and on-the-job work direction/instruction are conducted in English.
  • Responsible for Food Safety and Quality
Skills & Experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years with strong consumer packaged goods background and sales fundamentals trained by large food company.
  • Additional success in an entrepreneurial environment preferred
  • Proven strong leadership and management capabilities
  • Possesses a full understanding of the food distributor network and processes including UNFI, KeHE, C&S.
  • Financial acumen required: Budgeting, Forecasting, Planning
  • Has strong experience in grocery, mass and natural.
  • Experience managing through multiple broker teams
  • Able to think on a strategic level, in concepts and solutions.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and thrive in an extremely fast-paced and ambiguous environment that requires flexibility, adaptability and being creative.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills, with the ability to influence, negotiate and close business in meetings and training environments.  
  • Position will work remote out of home office preferably in the Metro NY, NJ or Southwestern CT area
  • Have the ability to travel regularly

Job Location: CT, NJ, NY
Country: United States
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: Yes
Job seekers must live within: No preference
Required to Relocate:
Required to Travel: Yes
Minimum Experience Required: 5-7 years

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