Food Services of America, Inc. Territory Manager - Northern Oregon Coast in Woodburn, Oregon
US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 250,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With nearly 25,000 employees and more than 60 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill. and generates approximately $23 billion in annual revenue. Come join our team where we help you make it!
The Territory Manager will be responsible for developing new customers and managing established customers by selling food and non-food items to achieve sales and profitability goals. Primary areas of responsibilities are: primary owner of customer relationship, selling, and engaging customers in value added activities, leveraging other resources to assist with top penetration opportunities and new accounts opening.
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Develop and grow existing customers and maximize profitable sales; make sales presentations to all customers on an agreed-upon and consistent basis.
Manage deliveries to the routing schedule published by the transportation department; troubleshoot any problems that occur during the order process (e.g., delivery mispicks, short on loads, stock-outs).
Communicate and collect accounts receivable as necessary, working with the credit department and client; collect all balances due based on approved credit terms.
Research customer business needs and develop mix of products and service to meet needs; evaluate market trends, recommend products to customers, and utilize sampling and product cuttings based on business needs and goals.
Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, and product uses.
Provide product information and practical training to customer personnel.
Be informed of market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, prices, and sales; share information with customers as part of value-added services provided.
Develop new business; identify prospective customers by utilizing market intelligence databases, as well as business directories, following leads from existing clients, participating in organizations and clubs, and attending trade shows and conferences.
Participate in division activities (e.g., sales meetings, food shows, promotion programs) in order to promote sales, increase product knowledge, and maintain good customer relations.
Leverage Sales Coordinator to reduce time on administrative tasks (e.g., special orders) and order-taking, processing credits and pick-up requests.
Leverage Sales Coordinators, New Business Manager, and Culinary Specialists to
promote account penetration and new account acquisition and development.
Perform administrative duties, such as preparing sales budgets and reports, maintaining sales records, preparing price quotes and menu suggestions, and filing reports.
Education/Training: High School diploma; Bachelor’s degree in Business/Marketing or equivalent preferred.
Related Experience: A minimum of three years of recent commissioned foodservice sales experience required with a proven record of achieving sales goals, experience as either chef or catering/food operations manager desirable. Must possess a valid U.S. Driver’s License.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as customer service and presentation abilities are required; must have strong problem solving and negotiation skills; must be proficient with Microsoft Office products (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint) and comfortable working in sales management software programs.
EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status
Requisition #: 2021-7285
Working Hours: Based on business need
External Company Name: Food Services of America, Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.fsafood.com/