Fresca Foods is looking for a strong entrepreneurial account manager/project manager who is highly energetic and able to multi-task and handle multiple priorities across clients! Motivating teams, embracing change and showing up with you’re A game each day is a must. This is not a sales position. If you love to continually learn and meet challenges with a highly successful team, this position might be for you!
The Account Manager (AM) is responsible for managing strategic client relationships. The AM serves as the primary client contact point, project manager on client initiatives, and leads the coordination of all internal communication and resources needed to meet client expectations.
Interfaces daily with key accounts to track and report performance, assist in growing distribution, resolution of issues, reporting on evaluation of new products and launch/integration progress and performance
Manage key accounts with a mindset of highest quality product, lowest cost, on time and in full
Lead Project Manager for maintaining standards and growth of all existing products, as well as all activities for line extensions, new product launches and product integrations for multiple accounts
With assistance from internal teams, builds detailed project plans for client initiatives
Responsible for ensuring deadlines are met through proper internal/external planning, follow up, and communication
Conducts regular client meetings with multiple internal departments to review performance and to discuss client needs
Assists with existing and new processes to improve client satisfaction and product distribution
Interfaces with Fresca food safety/quality assurance, operations, logistics, engineering, maintenance, supply chain, accounting, product development and executive teams
Other duties as assigned
Skills & Knowledge
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong project management skills with attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to ask the right questions
Comfortable leading and collaborating with cross-functional meetings at all levels of the organization
Proficiency in using project management tools, both 3rd party software and in-house templates
Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment and effectively respond to and manage urgent client requests/issues
Demonstrated strength in managing client relationships
Skilled problem solver and adept at multi-tasking
Education & Experience
7+ years of Account Management/Project Management
BA or BS degree
Manufacturing and Innovation experience a plus
About Fresca Foods:
Based just outside Boulder, Colorado, Fresca Foods has supported the growth of the thriving natural foods industry for the last twenty years. Fresca is a manufacturing, supply chain and innovation partner for some of the world’s largest food companies, as well as some of the world’s most vibrant entrepreneurs. We are on a mission to transform the food system by improving how food is sourced, made, and delivered to consumers.
Safety is our first priority, and our commitment to excellence, our passionate and talented team, and our creativity and flexibility have made Fresca a recognized leader and employer of choice. Fresca is recognized as a Top 50 Employer in Boulder County, 2018 Colorado Manufacturing of the Year, 2018 NEXTY Award Winner, and 2016 winner for Outstanding Innovation. Fresca is also a leader in community service. We consistently receive high marks in ethical audits and give our time and resources to community organizations such as Community Food Share, Food Bank of the Rockies, and EFAA. Fresca has the fast-paced, high-growth, and creative energy of a start-up along with the longevity, growth opportunities, and scale of a larger company. The energy of our team is infectious, the work is challenging, and the opportunities for growth are abundant. The next ten years will be even more exciting than the last ten, and we are excited to welcome new highly motivated and talented team members to our family.
At Fresca, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Fresca Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal consideration regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious affiliation.