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SALES MANAGER-CONVENIENCE/DRUG/DOLLAR

Company: Gold Medal Bakery
Location: Fall River
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Gold Medal Bakery is a fourth generation family-owned industrial bakery that operates around the clock to provide fresh baked goods to area food stores, restaurants, and institutions in New England and beyond. Gold Medal prides itself as a team of quality people who share their reputation and tradition through bread. ieSSENTIAL TASKS:Sales/Administrative1.Establish and maintain professional and friendly relationships with retailer customers.2.Responsible for improving overall sales of all GMB products in all assigned customers and channels. 3.Follow strategies and direction of Company and National Brands Manager4. Be a leader and take initiative to create successful, profitable, and sustainable growth in sales as well as in customer relationships5.Achieve performance of KPI targets by developing and implementing sales strategies.6. Responsible for any business reviews and customer meetings.7. Responsible for leading trade show activities.8.Manage sales budgets, goals, and objectives.9.Responsible for reporting on sales results with insights.10.Provide frequent competitive analysis and market information to Manager, with action items that benefit Gold Medal Bakery and its customers.11.Responsible for promotional activities, price management, and customer management functions.12.Does not change job procedures without authorization from Supervisor.13.Maintain professional business relationships with distributor partners. 14. Frequent travel required (25%-50% of work week) a.Mostly within driving distance in Northeast b. Some beyond Northeast to Mid-Atlantic, Mid-West, Florida, possibly others. c. Frequent retail market tours and store visits to ensure program success, survey needs/opportunities, and to support retailer customers. d.Customer meetings e. Trade showsPersonal/Employee and Food Safety1.Follows company policy to ensure safe work habits and conditions for employee. Responsible for following all safety programs and procedures. 2.Is at all times cognizant of food quality and safety. If any problem (or potential problem) arises, resolves immediately or elevates to supervision immediately or in a timely fashion, depending on severity and nature of problem. The above job description is not intended to be all inclusive but is to serve as a guideline for each job, and subject to change to meet the needs of Gold Medal Bakery or its customers. II. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:1. Preparation and Training A Bachelor's degree in relevant field andsales experience in Convenience, Drug, and/or Dollarretail channels or5+ years' experience in sales within Convenience, Drug, and/or Dollar retail channels required. 2.Work Experiencea. Able to work independently without close supervision is required.b.Strong sales skills with ambition to maximize salesc. Responsible self-starter, proven team player capable of taking initiative and supporting othersd. Able to meet all deadlines and work efficiently.e. Able to keep focus on long-term trends and business needs, while ensuring short-term outcomes.3. Analytical Ability a.A relatively high level of analytical ability is required in order to find solutions to difficult human and administrative problems and competitive market conditions.4. Independent Judgment And Consequence Of Errors a. Independent judgment is often required in safe driving with varying hazardous conditions due to traffic and weather. b. Some direct guidance is received from supervision and/or from established procedures and instructions. c.Strong ability to follow direction and work independently. d. The consequence of errors is significant in cost of time, customer service, product appearance and customer/consumer relations 5.Contact With Others a. Maturity and executive presence, perceived as equal counterpart with all levels of an organization. b.Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills required. c. Work setting involves in-person interaction with others and all individuals must strictly follow Covid-safety guidelines.6. Work Of Others a. Has no responsibility for the work of others. Other details

  • Job Family Sales
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 50
  • Required Education Bachelor's Degree Apply Now
    • 51 Penn St, Fall River, MA 02724, USA

Keywords: Gold Medal Bakery, Fall River , SALES MANAGER-CONVENIENCE/DRUG/DOLLAR, Executive , Fall River, Massachusetts

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