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Commercial Sales Manager – Food Distribution



Commercial Sales Manager – Food Distribution
Buffalo, New York
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Are you an accomplished leader in the Food Supply and Distribution industry?  Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity in the Buffalo / Western New York area?  Kelly is partnering with a true industry leader on their search for a dynamic Commercial Sales Manager to guide and grow the business model in Buffalo, NY.  This is a Direct Hire opportunity with a highly competitive base salary, multiple incentive / bonus programs, and an industry leading benefits package.  In this critical role you will drive and enhance the relationships with both new and existing customers while growing and managing a high performing team of direct reports.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

•    Lead and provide development opportunities for a direct report of approximately 10 associates at full strength
•    Oversee training activities and measure development of team, providing regular and candid feedback through coaching
•    Develop growth plans with established customer base and lead discovery of new customer opportunities
•    Report, analyze, and communicate data to leadership regarding the achievement of goals
•    Visit key customers to help build relationships and assist with customer challenges and expectations
•    Collaborate with Operations Team, Regional and National Managers, Category Specialists, and Customer Segment Leaders to meet the needs of the customer at the highest level
•    Participate in industry events, customer events, and manage periodic meetings and activities in the region to drive engagement
•    Maintain and grow industry knowledge through trade publications and relevant organizations
•    Interview, hire, and train new team members with a focus on mentorship 

Skills and Requirements:

•    Minimum of 5 years in industry leading Management role with a focus on customer development and staff leadership
•    College degree in relevant degree of study preferred
•    Local Buffalo / Western New York Food Distribution experience STRONGLY preferred
•    Free of non-compete clauses required
•    Local travel heavy within an approximate 45 minute drive from City of Buffalo.  Administrative work / people management / etc will be primarily held at Buffalo company location.


•    Competitive base salary negotiable based on experience level
•    Annual bonus and quarterly incentive program
•    Automobile expense
•    401k, Medical, Dental, Paid Time Off

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