Title: Sales Manager - Pigments Location: Calipatria, CA
Mission: Our client, a producer of premium ingredients, is looking for a Sales Manager for one of their ingredient's profiles. This person will be responsible for developing and executing a B2B and B2C sales strategy to maximize overall company profitability.
Establishes new accounts by developing new sales targets, leads, and channels for distribution
Services existing accounts and obtains orders
Develops annual budget and controls expenses
Travels to existing or potential customers, attends trade shows, etc.
Submits weekly sales reports, weekly work plans, call reports, etc.
Gathers current marketplace information on trends, pricing, products, etc. and stays current with client needs, competition and industry trends
Communicates the market's specific product needs (specifications, packaging, etc.) to the Technical Department for new product ideas
Creates, maintains and updates sales, marketing, and promo materials for the department to support sales
Bachelor's degree food science or related (Preferred but not necessary)
5+ years of sales experience as a head of sales/department manager
Ingredients, seasonings, supplement or colors industry