Job Order: 3893

Base Salary:



Greater Montreal area

Job Description:

Sirius Personnel is a Placement and Headhunting Agency that Specializes in Sales and Marketing Professionals in Montreal.

Profile: Our client is a food broker and is looking for a Key account manager to service a group of existing accounts. These accounts buy some of our products and your role will be to grow the accounts by introducing new products into their portfolio. You will work with these accounts and drive business to their distributors, in other words, get our products on their menus and get them ordering from their distributors. The candidate we seek, knows the food industry, food services and distributors (large and small). You use consultative selling methods and you can keep and grow a customer base. Part of your duties would be to do demos and sampling so someone with a passion for food and the industry is desirable. (Please provide your resume in English).

Territory: Montreal, North Shore and Laurentians

Workplace: Home Office  

Products/Services: Food services

Salary: $70,000

Commissions/Bonus: 10% bonus annually  

Car allowance: $1,100 per month

Expenses reimbursement: All reasonable expenses reimbursed

Other Benefits:

  • Dental
  • Health
  • Cost of living allowance yearly
  • 3 weeks vacations
  • You get your birthday off
  • Benefits paid by employer


  • Call on restaurant chains and independents
  • Call on institutions to present our products that they don't already have
  • Call on distributors (large and small)
  • Perform product demos
  • Provide product and service support to end-user accounts
  • Take order details from end users  
  • Participate in food related trade shows
  • Participate in demos and in-house promos
  • Submit weekly call reports
  • Input call reports into our CRM
  • Plan and prioritize daily activities
  • Attain all sales objectives

Job Requirements:

Development vs Maintenance: 5% vs 95%

Road vs Office: 80% vs 20%

Languages: French and English

Education: College degree or equivalent experience

Training: On the job training but must have industry experience

Overnight Travel: Very little overnight travel required

Years’ of experience: At least 5 years experience needed in sales and territory management  

  • Minimum of 5 years + Foodservice experience as well as Healthcare experience
  • Other requirements:
    • Have excellent negotiation, problem-solving and analytical skills  
    • Have excellent computer skills at an intermediate level
    • Have excellent organizational and time-management skills
    • Have excellent customer-service skills and able to multi-task
    • Have excellent presentation skills - in both the boardroom and kitchen
    • Be a self-starter and able to work independently

Transferable contacts:

  • Must have experience working with Major Distributors, Contract Feeders and Regional and Chain Accounts

Transferable Knowledge: Knowledge of food services industry is a must

Contact Details:

Brigitte Beaudoin