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Sales Manager

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Location
New York / New England, NY
Salary
$90,000 - $120,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Jan 06, 2017
Job ID
2435511
Profitable, growing agri-business seeks Sales Manager to take a good sales team to the next level
 
In this role you will
  • Work with the General Manager to help the sales force on business development
  • Profitable, growing agri-business seeks Sales Manager to take a good sales team to the next level
  • Work with the General Manager to help the sales force to increase sales and market share.
  • Create a variety of sales programs and tools that will allow the sales reps to be more effective and efficient
  • Motivate and direct the sales force without micro-managing them.  Hold reps accountable for success, without inundating them with structure and paperwork
  • Streamline the product and ingredient lines to make the company more efficient and profitable
  • Create and implement sales and technical training programs
  • Recruit and develop sales talent, work with HR on succession planning

The three key goals in this role are
  • Retain the best of the sales team and further develop their skills while recruiting top talent to add to the team
  • Increase gross margin
  • Increase overall sales

Reasons why the right candidate will love this job
  • Company is a leader in its field
  • You will have significant input into the vision and direction of this company
  • You will have flexibility in how your team goes to market
  • The sales force is successful and has the potential to be even better
  • A successful training program for new recruits is in place
  • Excellent base salary, a bonus potential based on goal achievement and increased sales/market share, company car and benefits

To be considered for this position you must 
  • Live in New England, preferably Vermont.
  • At minimum possess a basic understanding of the dairy business
  • Have 5 years of success in agricultural sales management
  • Strong leadership skills and excellent coaching skills
  • The ability to lead by providing value to the sales force, not rule by edict
  • BS degree in an applicable field
  • Must be able to overnight travel in NY/New England
Experience leading a sales force in large animal health, animal nutrition is highly preferred


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Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.