Western Regional Manager

WESTERN USA, WESTERN USA

Employment Type: Permanent Position Type: Sales & Customer Service Job Number: 31497

Job Description

WESTERN REGIONAL SALES MANAGER--Foodservice Holding/Serving Equipment

LIVE ANYWHERE near a major airport in WESTERN USA.

We have a phenomenal opportunity for a rising star to be the WESTERN Regional manager of an industry leader. In three+ years, you would likely be the heir apparent to be the VP of Sales.

  • Direct and manage all rep firms and sales within the territory;
  • Develop and maintain communications with all levels of staff and customers to ensure a positive company image, teamwork, and attainment of goals;
  • Plan, forecast, market, organize, and implement sales program/plan for the region;
  • Conduct formal monthly meetings with Sales Reps to review sales performance and provide the VP, Sales, and Marketing with a report;
  • Specify and assist customers with specifying our client's products;
  • Build relationships and present products and capabilities in order to create sales opportunities to meet the sales plan for the region;
    • Foodservice equipment dealers
    • Consultants
    • Sales Rep firms
    • K-12 decision-makers
    • Industry associations
    • Other decision-makers as directed by Sales Plan
  • Develop and deliver sales presentations;
  • Participate in the development of new products, modification of existing products, and termination of ineffective products to ensure customer satisfaction;
  • Participate in trade show activities;
  • Maintain up-to-date understanding of industry trends and technical developments that affect target markets;
  • Provide sales and marketing expertise to the executive management team
  • Frequent travel is required, which could involve air and multiple overnight travels
  • Other support functions as required.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

Five years of business, sales, and marketing experience or experience in K-12 food service areas;

  • Technical knowledge of food serving equipment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer relations skills
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Technical understanding of fabrication is a plus
If you feel you are ideally suited for this role, reach out to Craig Wilson right away!

 

 

Meet Your Recruiter

Craig Wilson

Craig Wilson, CFSP (Certified Foodservice Professional) has spent a career in business startups, acquisitions, and globalizing commercial and industrial equipment and supplies businesses. His industry credits include President/CEO Rational USA, VP Corporate Development The Middleby Corporation, and NAFEM Board of Directors. Mr. Wilson has owned the commercial foodservice recruiting business of American Recruiters since 1999, and has been the number one producer and number one franchisee since 2001.

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