Reference Number: {7A53FA56-4131-E511-8308-0050569729C6}

Base Salary:

120 000,00$-150 000,00$/Yr

Territories:

Canada

Company Profile:

Our client is a south shores based agri-food business branching out into a new market and is looking for a VP Business Development to build this division. Your role will be to promote our products to supermarket chains, hotels, restaurants and institutions and the distributor market. You will have sold to all or some of the previously mentioned target customers. You will be tasked with first building capacity in our plants then building a team around yourself. You will be responsible for brand awareness and short and long term goals.The skills that you bring to the table are strategic business development, contacts within the food industry and creativity on how to achieve your goals; all within a traditional, down to earth environment.

Functions:

Manage complete sales process from customer relationship management, price negotiations, sales planning etc -Present our product offering and participate in the full testing and roll out -Develop performance objectives by which to be measured with senior management
Identify sales opportunities, new customers, product opportunities, or new products to enhance and maximize business opportunities -Negotiate pricing agreements with clients -Identify and develop broker network
Identify sales opportunities, new customers, product opportunities, or new products to enhance and maximize business opportunities -Manages staff including hiring and training,
Participate in the research and development of new products with our Director of Production and based on client suggestions -Stay abreast of changing market trends

Job Requirements:

Academic Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience needed
Languages Bilingualism, both French & English (written & spoken)
Experience Minimum 7 to 10 years experience in a pertinent field
  You are persuasive but not pushy -You can work independently but manage to keep the General Manager informed

Benefits:

Generous benefits plan paid 100% by employer -Group RRSP -Bonus plan from year 2 onwards

Contact Details:

Williams, Dawn

Number of positions:

1