Territory Sales Manager, Southeast
Basic American Foods - Jackson, MS

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Join the Basic American Foods team for an exciting and rewarding sales career! Basic American Foods is a market leader and innovator in dry food products within the foodservice industry. We are seeking an energetic, highly motivated, self-starter to join our team as a Territory Sales Manager to drive sales growth and develop new business opportunities with regional operator and top distributor accounts.

This position is accountable for achieving sales volume targets by identifying and targeting sales opportunities within the assigned territory, developing business relationships with new and existing customers, calling on key distributors to secure leads, and prospecting at trade shows/association events. This position requires 50%+ travel within the territory of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Central home location within this territory is ideal but not required.

Minimum qualifications require a Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of related experience within the Foodservice Industry.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications
•Experience with operator sales and working with brokers
•Exceptional communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
•High level negotiation, influence, and sales skills
•Demonstrated track record of Foodservice sales success
•Effective planning, organization, and time management skills
•Ability to work independently and be self-directed
•Demonstrates tenacity, resilience, adaptability, and follow-through
•Proactive, takes initiative, and results-driven
•Professional, enthusiastic, outgoing, and self-confident
•Passion for food and cooking
Compensation package includes a competitive base salary, incentive bonus, company car, and full benefits (including health insurance, 401k, and paid vacation). In addition, ongoing training, coaching, and development will be provided to maximize your potential for success.
If you're interested in this opportunity and becoming part of a successful and dynamic team, please apply online at www.baf.com/careers.cfm.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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