This job is for a passionate individual to help global food and beverage companies make their products healthier. Customers need to reduce sugar and artificial sweeteners in their products. Your task is to show them how the company’s natural sweeteners can achieve this objective. The candidate will be self-motivated and entrepreneurial to gain accounts not currently served and develop existing business. Reporting to the Vice President, Business Development, based in British Columbia, the position will develop, implement, and manage account-specific strategies to achieve sales goals.
Responsibilities and Duties
Key objectives of the position include the following:
- Communicate with customer to determine their requirements.
- Understand applications, emerging trends and competitive positioning.
- Manage social media and viral promotion program.
- Forecast sales for each product or product line.
- Provide activity reports indicating call results, projects and support.
Qualifications and Skills
The successful candidate must possess a high level of energy with a passion for the business. He/she must have the ability to focus on tactical dynamics and problem solving. The candidate will utilize a consultative approach when dealing with customers and colleagues alike. The ideal candidate must be able to communicate and work effectively in an entrepreneurial environment. Confident and self-assured, the individual should project a successful executive image and style, which includes excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
An undergraduate degree in Marketing, Chemistry, Food Science or the equivalent is required. We welcome recent graduates who will grow with the Company.
What We Offer
- Competitive compensation
- Extended health plan and dental
- Fun and supportive team environment
- Travel opportunities
- Enhancement of sales and leadership skills
- Open opportunities for advancement into leadership and management roles
The company is a global supplier of specialty (added-value) sweeteners to major food and beverage manufacturers as well as retailers. Their natural sweeteners are winning approval for taste, quality and innovation, providing customers with a broad array of customized solutions to enhance product differentiation. The company has experienced tremendous growth since their startup several years ago. They are building a dedicated marketing and sales forces to support their long term growth objectives.