Our client is a manufacturer and supplier of innovative processing equipment for the beef, poultry and seafood industries that includes blending, frying, breading, battering, mixing, forming and slicing equipment. They are currently seeking a Director of Sales to manage a team of 7-10 sales reps. 8+ years of food industrial equipment sales experience is required. Other requirements: Demonstrated sales and sales leadership success and the ability to create and execute sales strategic plans. Skill in building and maintaining relationships with key customers. Well-developed skills in sales force management.
Overall sales force effectiveness and productivity.
Sales strategy, program implementation, goal setting, annual forecasting, process optimization, policies and practices, sales reporting, marketing materials, budgeting and team management.
Manage key customer relationships and participate in closing strategic opportunities.
Monitor customer, market and competitor activity.