Business Development Manager - Prepared Food Products

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Diedre Moire Corporation, Inc Plymouth, MN

Plymouth, MN
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Contract manufacturer of Dairy Food products for small and medium sized specialty brands seeks 5 + years marketing and sales experience with a manufacturer of prepared foods private label products.

Ideal candidate will have a solid background in Foods Contract Manufacturing sales and a diverse range of contacts within the Branded Food Products arena, including trade organizations, brand companies, and consulting organizations that work with Brands.


*** Managing and guiding the interface with contract customers and the company to build the business and improve customer relationships -- including the oversight of Sales Representatives, Brokers and Channels interfacing with key customers.

*** Developing and maintaining activity forecasts for all accounts and make recommendations to management for improvements.

*** Prepare and present customer oriented presentations, business reviews, and proposals to Decision Makers and Decision Influencer's at the Business Level, and at the R&D Level.

*** Develop and manage a portfolio relevant list of target accounts.

*** Manage customer programs to optimize revenue growth & profitability.

*** Help customers to grow their related product portfolios.

*** Develop, oversee and evangelize customer contracts, supply agreements, and confidentiality agreements.

*** Collaborating with customers help Research & Development to develop products for their markets.

*** Maintain accurate knowledge of customers' and target prospects' products.

*** Actively contribute to demand planning -- forecasting, promotional planning, transitions, etc.

*** Proactively seek and close new business opportunities with contract and brand suppliers.

*** Participate in key trade shows for the contract and brand industry.

*** Obtain and report market intelligence information relating to competitors' activities and target customers including competitive pricing, projected sales volume of target accounts and new product launches.

*** Liaison between the Sales Department and Supply Chain, Logistics, Finance, Operations Departments and other key players in order to effectively serve and evangelize for customers.

Become an integral part of a well established, rapidly growing company. Employment packages include, but are not limited to: aggressive commission structure that rewards top earners, extensive bonus packages, comprehensive medical and dental packages, and the opportunity to make a major impact at one of the most decorated companies in the business.

Education Requirements: Bachelor Degree
Minimum Experience Requirements: 5-1 years
Job City Location: Plymouth
Job State Location: MN
Job Country Location: USA
Salary Range: $8, to $16,

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