Sales Manager, Ingredients / Flavorings


Irvine, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 170 days ago

  by    Diego Luna

This job is no longer available.

(Outside Sales) / Food Colors

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establishes new accounts by identifying and developing new sales targets, leads, and channels for distribution.
  • Services existing accounts and obtains orders
  • Meets department sales objectives
  • Sets yearly salesbudget and controls expenses
  • Travels to call on existing or potential customers, attends trade shows, etc.
  • Keeps Management informed by submitting weekly salesreports, weekly work plans, call reports, etc.
  • Monitors competitors by gathering current marketplace information on trends, pricing, products, etc. and stays current with client needs, competition and industry trends.
  • Communicates the market?s specific product needs (specifications, packaging, etc.) to the Technical Department for new product ideas.
  • Creates, maintains and updates sales, marketing, and promo materials for the department to supportsales.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge of the product by attending training, reviewing professional publications and documents distributed by the Technical Department.
  • Manages the activities of distributor(s)
  • Other duties as assigned bySales & Mktg. Division Manager.



Education Level: Bachelor?s degree or equivalent experience

Experience: Must have a minimum of five years of B2B salesexperiencepreferably in food flavors, colors or ingredients.



  • Sales and marketing skills
  • New business development
  • Customer/client service
  • Communication proficiency
  • Results driven
  • Self-starting
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Above average desktop computer

Travel: 35-40%