This position is responsible for managing and directing independent distributor activities to ensure our customer service expectations and the Region’s objectives are achieved. Position covers the assigned district in Santa Rosa, CA.
- Establish and maintain effective customer and distributor relationships.
- Ensure coordination of sales activities with multiple functions.
- Develop sales accounts.
- Provide input in the development of sales plans.
- Ensure sales and profit targets are achieved.
- Track performance of each route in the district to identify opportunities and corrections.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Associates Degree in Business Administration or related field required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
3 years related route sales and/or DSD experience. Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
ü Experience overseeing Route Sales in consumer products.
ü Work requires ability to negotiate effectively and persuade others.
ü Work requires ability to communicate effectively in oral presentations and in writing.
ü Work requires ability to make decisions which effectively impact the business.
ü Work requires a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
ü Basic knowledge of the grocery industry.
ü Ability to communicate in English and Spanish preferred.
ü Candidates must live in the geographic area to ensure a reasonable commute and access to customers and distributors in assigned district
ü Able to work flexible hours and days, including weekends as needed.
We provide a competitive base salary, benefits that start the first day of employment, a 15% bonus opportunity and a company vehicle in addition to a career which will be both challenging and rewarding.
We will accept only the first 50 applicants for review and consideration for this opportunity.
Mission Foods is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in all phases of employment in compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with Mission Foods depends solely on your qualifications. Mission Foods is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to Liliana_Gil@missionfoods.comHelp or call 972.232.5200 to let us know the nature of your request.