Area Sales Manager - Houston, TX

The Opportunity:

The primary responsibility of the position mentioned is to grow foodservice sales within a specific territory of Houston, Texas. This position will be responsible for sales to foodservice distributors and end user accounts.  This position will work closely with Sales, Operations and Marketing leadership to support the execution of our business plans. The individuals being considered for this position will need a firm understanding of center of the plate sales and the cattle industry.  This position is a remote sales positions and will report to the Vice President of Sales.

Duties/Responsibilities: Develop and grow profitable foodservice volume with distributors and end user accounts. The Individual will interface with personnel in foodservice distributors, to present the Nolan Ryan product lines and brand strategies.  With headquarter acceptance, individual will work with distributor management and sales force to gain acceptance and distribution of all Nolan Ryan branded items with individual restaurants and restaurant groups.   Frequent travel will be required within individual’s territory, defined by management, to educate distributor personnel and restaurants about the Nolan Ryan product line and develop rapport with key decision makers.

Scope of Position:  Coordinate all selling and promotional activities for the sale of Nolan Ryan Beef products with both foodservice and restaurant accounts.  These activities will include making presentations regarding Nolan Ryan products and brand strategies, conveying the pricing and promotion of all products, obtaining and processing customer orders, tracking customer orders, collection of outstanding customer funds, providing education and training for distributor and restaurant personnel, participation in approved customer events , participation in approved local, regional, or national trade shows, participation in seminars or programs deemed pertinent by management, entertainment of customers, provide weekly feedback to management regarding assigned territory responsibilities, provide punctual office reports needed by management, and recommend any ideas that might aid in business development and growth.

Position Reports To:  Vice President of Sales

Background/Education/Experience:  Animal Science, food science or related degree preferred. Minimum BS college degree is required.  Beef industry and food industry knowledge, Beef industry job experience, beef production, meat and livestock evaluation/judging, interest in cooking, food preparation, minimum 5 years industry experience, knowledge of Houston territory preferred.

Salary and Benefits: Depends on Level of Experience and Expertise.

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