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US Foods National Sales Field Leader in Memphis, Tennessee

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BASIC PURPOSE

Supervise, plan, and set objectives for assigned Account Executives and Account Managers and monitor and assess their individual performance against key performance indicators, ensuring successful management of customer relationships and driving sales growth, item and category penetration and profitability of those relationships. May also manage significant piece of business directly. Support, develop and coach assigned staff and participate in critical sales calls as needed including business reviews for at-risk accounts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Evaluate the ongoing effectiveness of the Sales team and relevant systems. Develop and implement sales procedures as necessary. Coordinate activities with other departments and functions to meet customer needs, including with Customer Service.

Monitor performance metrics to assess performance against key performance indicators and progress against annual operating plan targets.

Coordinate required training.

Determine schedules to ensure adequate coverage of all customer relationships in line with the segmented service strategy.

Assist assigned staff in escalating inquiries to Division, Region, and Corporate functions as needed including operations, replenishment, pricing, and category management.

Grow profit and penetration of all accounts managed (both those managed directly and those managed by direct reports).

SUPERVISION

Account Executives, Account Managers

RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: Customer Service Manager and Representatives, Account Coordinators, Division VP of National Sales and National Sales management, Accounting, Purchasing, Operations, Merchandising

External: Customers, Vendors

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: High School diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in Business/Marketing preferred.

Related Experience: A minimum of five years of sales and distribution experience required (foodservice industry or related preferred). Experience in restaurant operations is desirable. Experience using quantitative & qualitative research data will be helpful. Overnight travel may be required to participate in trainings, meetings, or other company events.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as customer service and presentation abilities. Should also have demonstrated problem solving ability and negotiation skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint required.

Physical Requirements: NA

EOE* Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*

COMMITTED TO PROTECTING OUR CANDIDATES, ASSOCIATES AND CUSTOMERS

We're continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. Our workplace safety efforts include using sanitized interview rooms, social distancing, providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. We also have COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. To help our customers make it in this challenging time, we’re providing robust support including webinars, one-on-one consults with our experts and detailed reopening materials.

US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here .

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here (https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USF_CCPA_policy.pdf) .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

EEO is the Law poster is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency policy statement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

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