*Requires relocation to the Ann Arbor, Michigan area*Join one of the nation's most successful foodservice manufacturers!Harper Associates has been retained by Jiffy Foodservice to identify a star Foodservice Business Manager to help grow the restaurant / food service division! Jiffy Foodservice recently completed a major expansion to accommodate the growing foodservice segment, and this is a great opportunity for a foodservice business veteran to help grow Jiffy's footprint! Chelsea Milling Company has been Making Jiffy Mix since 1930 and has stood the test of time, never once having to lay off employees due to an economic downturn.
The leader in prepared baking mixes, Jiffy has dominated the grocery/retail market, and the company is now offering Jiffy Mix to the foodservice and restaurant business! The Foodservice Business Manager position is newly created and offers the right person an amazing opportunity to make a huge impact on the growth of this newly created division! BENEFITS Unrivaled company culture - there is virtually zero turnover and employee tenure is an average of 17 yearsA foundation built on honesty and integrityExceptional salary and health benefitsProfit-sharing bonusesGreat work/life balanceHealth and wellness programsJOB RESPONSIBILITIES Utilize market research and networking to prospect and develop new business opportunities and accountsUse CRM tool, Trade Fund Management software and other computer software to maintain customer baseNew Customer development and cold calling experience at the Operator level strongly desiredHuntermentalityCollaborate with prospects and customers to develop growth strategies for mutual benefitPreference given to direct Operator development experience over Distributor development experienceDeliver sales presentations to potential and existing customersPartner with clients to analyze menus and offer solutions to add valueTravel (local and nationwide) up to 60% of the time to meet with prospected and existing customers, perform product presentations, attend trade shows, etc.Have an in-depth knowledge of all products and services offeredMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor s degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, Hospitality or Culinary Arts, or equivalent related experience8-10 years prior Foodservice sales experienceBroad experience selling in the National, Health Care, College and University and Street segments preferredExperience using a CRM system and Trade Fund Management software to manage work flowsStrong computer, communication and presentation skills, and the ability to work cross-functionallyDemonstrated success in nurturing, developing and cold calling Food Service businessExcellent communication skillswritten and verbalProficient in Microsoft Office applicationsIdeal candidates would be those that meet the minimum qualifications and are looking for a long-term career with a privately held company that focuses on people.
Must enjoy a team environment and thrive on camaraderie. Apply now for consideration!Kevin SwanquistExecutive RecruiterHarper Associateskevin harperjobs.com