Key Account Manager

Chicago, IL | Remote Friendly

Post Date: 04/25/2018 Job ID: 176.18MA Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Pay Rate: 95,000 - 115,000

Key Account Manager

The Key Account Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • To continuously meet/exceed sales with assigned key accounts by meeting customer needs and providing the highest customer perceived quality and services
  • Observe, investigate and solve customer technical problems with yeast, yeast extracts and flavorings
  • Develop sales plans targeted to meet or exceed sales initiatives that align with the strategic focus of the company
  • Operate within budget guidelines
  • Coordinate with innovations effective technical demonstrations and presentations for customers to meet a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Evaluate needs and opportunities to maximize profit and provide a competitive advantage

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Morgan Albertsen at 815.375.5310 / malbertsen@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • BS in Food Science, 8 or more years in industry in lieu of a degree
  • 5+ years in food / food ingredient sales
  • Traveling is required for this position, 50% of the time spent traveling to customer locations, monthly travel to labs and head offices for meetings
  • Knowledge or experience selling yeast extracts, flavor enhancers, flavor & seasonings
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • This position can be homebased if near an airport. Ideally, Midwest (Chicago) would be best
  • Experience with CRM systems a plus
  • Very collaborative
  • Self-starter
  • Disciplined
  • Positive Attitude
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Approach challenges with a positive attitude and ability to quickly adapt to change
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with a strong work ethic

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Morgan Albertsen at 815.375.5310 / malbertsen@cps4jobs.com.

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