Kerry Territory Manager - Food Service - Central Indiana in Indianapolis, Indiana
Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.
Where You'll Work:
We are looking for a Territory Manager in the Central Indiana area. The Territory Manager, Food Service Brands, is responsible for delivery of volume and revenue objectives within end-user accounts in the assigned territory. Reporting to the Region Sales Manager, the individual will identify and secure new business while maintaining and growing existing business to increase sales and profitability.
This role would be remote, but must be willing to travel.
What You'll Do:
Perform cold calls for prospective new accounts tied to corporate initiatives to generate sales and grow territory. Follow up on leads through distributor sales representatives, Multi-Unit Account Managers as well as networking.
Development and successful implementation of marketing programs within existing and new end-user accounts.
Coordinate the placement and installation of equipment and ensure the account’s ongoing throughput requirements are attained.
Utilize market trend data, consumer insights, & regional field intelligence to secure new product placement and increased usage velocity within food service operators.
Develop and maintain top-to-top relationships within key customers, preparing and conducting quarterly actionable business plans to assist in key customer growth.
Input and manage account activity and sales pipeline through applicable CRM system.
Build strong working relationships within the region, while collaborating effectively and efficiently with diverse functions at the customer level as well as with internal partners in Marketing and Customer Care at Kerry.
What You'll Need:
Bachelor degree preferred.
Willingness to travel.
Minimum 3 years Food Service or equivalent experience.
Results orientation to top line volume and profit growth combined with the ability to execute best in class strategic and tactical field activity in the assigned territory.
Strong presentation skills, creative thinking and a desire to win.
Experience within Salesforce or other Customer Relationship Management systems.
Clear and effective written communication as well as presentation skills in either individual or group settings.
Solid foundational understanding of Food Service.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Power Point, Excel, Word.
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