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Sr. Account Manager

Company: United Natural Foods, Inc.
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Sr Account Manager is responsible for sales in assigned geographical area and/or key accounts. They manage, direct, and coordinate all sales plans and programs and a team of sales resources. The Sr Account Manager will create partnering relationships of trust, integrity, customer satisfaction and loyalty and ensures customer compliance. They collaborate with their teams to achieve the objective of building out the store. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: - Execute sales plans and goals designed to increase sales, profit margin and minimize expenses - Manage, target and secure new sales opportunities and servicing of existing accounts. - Forecast profit, volume growth and other related goals as determined. Assist with the preparation of a sales budget for assigned accounts. - Makes key decisions on addressing and identifying customer needs and concerns for assigned accounts Deliver Account Results (25%) - Analyze sales reporting and create strategies to drive sales. - Develops and maintains a Joint Business Plan that drives sales and profit margin. - Responsible for sales and profit margin results for assigned account(s). - Focuses plans to drive sales and profit margin across product and services Manage Relationships (25%) - Create and maintain partnerships with vendor, broker and other trade partners. - Meet or exceed client expectations and established deadlines. - Drives proactively the company's initiatives to ensure the success of the customer. - Focuses efforts on mutual sales and profit growth. - Owns a territory of core customers Manage Execution (20%) - Conduct regular reviews of sales activities and effectiveness. May develop promotions and incentives to increase sales and improve performance. - Partners with cross-functional team of resources to ensure account goals are achieved. Works collaboratively with Merchandising, Subject Matter Expert's and Services leaders to ensure department sales specialists are supporting their account goals Provide Direction & Manage People (10%) - Lead team members within assigned territory through effective objective setting, delegation, and communication - Manage sales team members to established metrics - Responsible for selection, training and mentoring current and new team members within assigned territory JOB REQUIREMENTS: Education/ Certifications: - Bachelor's degree strongly preferred Experience: - Minimum 2 years sales experience preferred - Demonstrated ability to drive new business and close sales - Development and execution of business plans, sales plans, and/or commission programs. - Understanding of sales forecasting, programs, promotions and related techniques - Understanding of margin and company profitability - Familiarity with sales opportunities - Proven track record of meeting and exceeding customer expectations - Ability to work in a result driven environment - Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and company sales systems - Understanding and knowledge of products Other Skills/ Abilities: - Excellent communication, negotiation, preparation and presentation skills - Ability to lead without reporting authority - Ability to interact at all levels of the business - Able to manage and coordinate projects - Aptitude for financial reporting - Able to exceed at: customer service skills, problem solving, attention to detail and organizational skills. PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/ DEMANDS: - Travel is required by plane, train and car. - Work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment and performed while traveling outside of a temperature-controlled office environment. - Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. - Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of normal workday - Stooping, bending, twisting, reaching and lifting up to 25 pounds may be required in completion of job duties All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Additional Information

  • Company Name: United Natural Foods Inc.
  • Additional Locations:United States of America, New Hampshire, Manchester
  • Schedule: Full-time Compensation
    • Pay Range: $70,800 - 132,400 Annually ($34.04 - 63.65 Hourly)
    • Other Compensation: Bonus Eligible Compensation: UNFI anticipates paying the above-referenced pay rate (or within the above-referenced pay range) for this position. Actual Pay, where applicable, will depend on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, education, experience, training, and any requirements under applicable collective bargaining agreements. UNFI is committed to transparency in pay in compliance with applicable state and local laws. For Washington positions (or positions that may be performed remotely from Washington), -Click HERE -for Washington-specific paid time off details. Candidates hired into this position will also be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs: Paid Time Off; Sick Time; paid holidays and parental leave; 401K Program; medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental death/dismemberment insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance program, Flexible Spending Account and/or Health Savings Account, subject to meeting the eligibility requirements and the terms and conditions of these programs, and subject to any requirements under applicable collective bargaining agreements. Sales Positions Only: For sales positions that are commission-based, the above range is an estimate of total potential commission-based compensation during an associate's first year, but UNFI offers an introductory period minimum of $1,000 per week. After the introductory period, as a 100% commission-based role, there is no set salary. UNFI's commission plans are uncapped and average earnings vary depending on territory and sales achieved, among other factors. UNFI's compensation, benefits, and paid time off policies are subject to change in the Company's sole discretion, consistent with applicable law. This job posting should not be construed as an offer of employment with certain terms, nor should it be construed as a guaranteed minimum. My ProfileCreate and manage profiles for future opportunities.

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