724 Director of Sales-Georgia
Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 01:39PM

The companyis a rapidly growing, full-service specialty seafood and meat production/distribution company located in Atlanta, Georgia. We are searching for a Director of Sales to directly manage and grow our team of account managers. We are looking for an individual with a strong work ethic, someone who leads by example and has a desire to grow within our young organization.



-          Must have 5+ years of sales and sales management experience  

-          Must be familiar with the operations of a wholesale distribution company

-          Excellent organizational and analytical skills

-          Ability to take initiative and make fact-based decisions

-          Ability to plan and organize effectively

-          Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective business relationships both internally and externally

-          Experience selling to and building programs through national distributors and/or redistributor partners

-          Strong computer skills (specifically EXCEL, WORD, POWERPOINT)

-          Documented sales management and relationship building skills

-          Ability to set sales goals, forecast, build sales strategies and sales plans

-          Skilled at building strong, sustainable customer relationships, identify key decision-makers and operate functionally across an organization

-          Proven Business Development experience managing complex customers & delivering results

-          Strategically minded and possess the ability to translate plans into action

-          Demonstrated ability to work with teammates, both direct & indirectly to achieve goals

-          Excellent presentation skills

-          Industry knowledge

-          Financial acumen

-          Strong analytical background


This role will …

-          Build sales plans, set sales goals, provide monthly forecasts, and attain budgeted sales targets.

-          Support local activities to assist in building brand awareness

-          Develop and maintain good working relationships with our customers and our employees

-          Work closely with the management team to achieve the goals of the company and ensure its success by continually looking for and developing efficient policies within the sales program

-          Develop intermediate and long-term program plans

-          Interface with other departments and personnel to accomplish job functions

-          Investigate and resolve issues that relate to sales and help improve processes

-          This individual will be responsible for building relationships and brand presence within our distribution area.

-          Responsible for building our customer portfolio through targeted sales growth opportunities, working directly with our account managers, driving promotions and growing awareness at the street level

-          Coordinate new product introductions

-          Support the director of operations with monthly and annual forecasting

-          Provide leadership and direction on issues related to the maintenance and growth of sales and distribution


Compensation and Benefits

Compensation TBD based on experience level of the candidate

Eligible for company benefit program after 90 days (Dental, Health, Vision, 401k, etc.)


To apply- email your resume to jim@fishjobs.com and be sure to note Job #724 in the subject line.


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