Importer of fine food for over 30 years, Overseas Food Trading is looking for a new Food Service
Account manager, to promote its line of products primarily in the Chicago Metropolitan Area.
Delifrance, Le Chic Patissier, St Michel Professional are some of the main brands imported by Overseas
They regroup French bakery products, high-end, frozen, such as: croissants, breads, brioches, macarons, crepes, madeleines...
Products are sold to fine dining restaurants, high-end hotels, country clubs, high-end coffee chops, catering companies and specialty retailers (in store bakery).
Under the management of the Midwest Sales Manager, your will be in charge of: a/ supporting local end-users by organizing training sessions to their staff, following up on satisfaction, introducing novelties, increasing presence of our products... b/ supporting our distributors by training their staff, visiting potential and active customers with their sales representatives, managing promotions, introducing novelties, increasing sales... c/ prospecting new end-users (hotels, restaurants...) and distributors d/ participate to trade shows and brands promotion events
Based in Chicago (or its suburbs), in home office, the Account manager will have to focus on the greater
Chicago area first; interaction in other states may be required later (mainly in the Midwest).
Previous experience needed in sales, ideally in high-end frozen bakery goods towards food service.
Understanding of the food service segment and the relationship to distributors and chefs.
Interest in gastronomy and its community.
Culinary background could be a plus.
$50K/year + 10% potential Bonus
Phone, laptop provided.
Car mileage reimbursement at the legal rate
OFTL, 2200 Fletcher Ave #702, Fort Lee, NJ
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $50,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year