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Market Sales Manager

Posted by Forager Project on 16 Apr 2017 | Share

Job basics

  • Brand Name:Forager Project
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02118
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Production and Manufacturing
  • Categories: Sales
  • Foods: Lifestyle- Fair Trade/Gluten Free/Kosher, etc.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: Director, Sales
  • # of Direct Reports: 0
  • Benefits: Health Insurance, Retirement Plan
 
Job Description

Job Title: Market Sales Manager
Reports to: Director, Sales
Area: Greater Boston Area

Job Responsibilities:
-Develop and maintain relationships with key personnel at store level to drive sales, increase market/store presence and promote Forager branded products in natural and conventional channels. Coordinate and execute in-store merchandising opportunities including but not limited to store promotions, off-shelf placement, setting up displays, shelf maintenance and enhancement.
- Provide merchandising support to all assigned stores
-Identify and act on opportunities in every account.
-Work with distributor(s), as needed; check placement of Forager products including "enjoy by dates" and as per schematic. Provide (+/-) feedback to Manager.
-Organize and coordinate in-store demonstrations, working with store or demo company personnel. Engage and educate store personnel to increase customer base and build brand loyalty. 
-Support assigned region/area retail accounts based on location and need including but not limited to in-store merchandising and marketing events.
-Complete weekly reports that summarize the merchandising sales data and marketing events in your region including demo performance, sales support and marketing initiatives and execution at store level. 
-Establish and maintain in-depth product knowledge on both Forager and competitive products.
-Other duties as may be assigned


Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience plus a minimum 3-years' experience in CPG sales, sales merchandising, marketing and event promotion. In-store and area experience in assigned area/region. Strong customer service skills. Works well with people. Ability to promote the brand enthusiastically and effectively to others. Positive and engaging. Experience negotiating with store managers and in-store employees. In-store product demonstration experience a plus.
Independent thinker, passionate and self-motivated. Candidate can also work effectively within a team. Organized and effectively time manage. Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Must be a licensed driver with a clean driving record and reliable car. Flexibility with travel. Willing to participate in Trade Shows or other market events, as needed.

about Forager Project

Forager’s journey is finding goodness in food and sharing it with others.

 

We search, seeking ingredients guided by our principal belief that vegetables, nuts, seeds & ancient grains are core to a good diet.

We believe plant based foods, farmed organically, are key to creating vital food that is good for the earth and its people.

We invite you to become a fellow forager and join our journey.