Sales Manager in Chicago, IL

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Advantage Sales and Marketing   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 38 days ago


  • Identify revenue opportunities and align business unit resources to gain those new revenue opportunities.
  • Work with the Business Development Managers to organize a business unit team to retain and grow all client relationships.
  • Work with all roles that have direct customer responsibility to build and nurture strong customer relationships at the mid-level of the organization; help sales associates establish a pattern of regular communication and business reviews to create "raving fans" of our customers.
  • Engage associates so that they are a part of the ongoing solution. Set and communicate clear expectations.
  • Manage talent to meet future business needs by identifying high potential(s) within the team, create and implement individual development plans for high potential(s).
  • Ability to anticipate future market changes so that resources can be adjusted accordingly.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required; equivalent job-related experience in Sales and Marketing
  • 5-7 years' work experience in sales, consumer packaged goods, and/or food brokerage organization or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of successfully managing a P&L, budgeting and forecasting, and managing client expectations either personally or through a team
  • 1-3 year's previous experience with managing direct reports
  • Ability to exude confidence with and gain the trust of clients and internal business partners and staff
  • Skillfully and effectively engages, motivates, and leads others

Valid Through: 2019-10-9