Develop sales in Ontario Region non-commercial accounts in branded and private labels for juice and food. The Key Account Manager will be working from their home based office in Ontario where the bulk of the business is generated.
- Manage the day to day work, meet and/or exceed sales & profitability objectives in the Ontario market with non-commercial accounts, through business development, innovation distribution and contract execution.
- 70% of time will be spent on the road selling to operators and regional chains.
- Work to expand the Ontario food service regional non-commercial accounts, to increase the list of Foodservice customers.
- Develop the sales by presenting our existing and new products to the Ontario regional non-commercial chains.
- Approach customers with concept and ideas that are solutions for their beverage and food needs in branded and private label
- Work closely with Marketing Mondiv & Lassonde Specialties on new food items & work closely with Senior Director, National Accounts.
- Work with National & Regional Key Account Managers to get the distributors listing compliance, work with the Ontario regional team for trade shows, customer presentations and account blitz
- Communicate competitive information on industry
Education and experience:
- 5+ years of experience in similar position
- B.Com (Business/Marketing or Finance)
- Good knowledge of the foodservice and Healthcare industry (distributors, regional and national chains pertaining to health care segment and/or nutrition)
- Demonstrates good general computer skills (Power Point, Word, Excel, etc)
- Knowledge of CPG & Healthcare Industry
- To have a good understanding of Lassonde Trade, Marketing, R&D, P&L and production process
- Very self-sufficient and motivating
- Client Oriented and focused
About Lassonde Inc.
Lassonde is an active, growing, and innovative company. To support this growth, we are always on the lookout for new, talented people with a serious interest in the agri-food industry—people who will enable us to continue to reach even higher.
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