Director Sales

Chicago, IL US

Job ID: 2092 Position Type: Sales & Customer Service

Do you have a strong Foodservice OEM background at Sales Director level and want to be part of Growth Company?
Do you want to have a strong voice in direction of Company? Based in NW Chicago Suburbs - Director of Sales opportunity - Manage Regional Sales Managers and indirectly 10 District Sales Managers
Be part of top strategic management team.

The Director of Sales responsible for developing and implementing sales strategies designed to grow the Foodservice product line in the US and Canada. This position is responsible for managing Regional Manager network (seven regions/regional managers), as well as, our manufacturer representative partners. Manage external sales organizations.

Director of Sales will define targets and be expected to achieve them through the execution of focused action plans. The ability to motivate and coach a sales team, build trust, accurately identify customer requirements, and grow sales is a must.

The Director of Sales reports to the Exec. Vice President, Marketing and Sales. Must have leadership skills to be a coach, mentor and motivator to sales teams. Directs hiring and training of all new employees. Develop winning sales strategies

Create effective regional sales plans that balance short-term requirements with long-term growth
Must be strong communicator, high level of internal and external communication. Must have the personality, energy and capacity to make things happen and see them to completion. Be a "mover and a shaker"
Must be pro-active and make independent decisions to meet objectives
Ber a hunter having the ability to seek new opportunities and create new business

Education and Experience:
Prefer a Four (4) year college degree, BS/BA in relevant discipline, with an MBA desirable
Minimum of seven years of experience in Foodservice
Experience in selling at an executive level is preferred
Experience in equipment or related field preferred, foodservice equipment, tabletop, flatware, kitchenware, smallwares, ovens, fryers, beverage dispensing, foodservice

Let's chat ASAP how you can make a difference.

Please do not send your resume if you are not in the foodservice industry.

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