Sales Manager

Ceres, CA 95307

Posted: 07/24/24 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Sales - Manager Job Number: 10543

Job Description

Sales Manager
Direct Hire
Location: Turlock, CA
Pay Range: $80k-$165k DOE (exempt)

Are you passionate about the dairy industry and care about client satisfaction while driving sales? We want to talk with you! With a focus on relationship-based sales, this role offers the opportunity to work collaboratively with the President and CEO, and execute sales initiatives and promote the product portfolio.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and manage relationships with customers.
  • Execute sales strategies.
  • Promote and effectively market the company’s product portfolio.
  • Analyze market trends and communicate insights to senior management.
  • Identify new sales channels and business opportunities.
  • Develop, implement, and manage sales reporting.
  • Attend industry events and trade shows to actively position and sell the company’s products.
  • Forecast sales and develop sales budgets.
  • Document customer outreach efforts and information.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Food Science, or related field.
  • 5+ years of sales experience
  • Dairy industry experience.
  • Proven negotiation skills and strong decision-making abilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 
  • Ability to travel as needed for trade shows and customer meetings.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Meet Your Recruiter

Doug Lucas
Executive Recruiter

Doug brings over 20 years of executive recruitment experience to Availability Professional Staffing.  Prior to joining APS, Doug owned his own search firm where he specialized in sales and executive recruitment.  He also led the talent acquisition function for a large national security company for eight years.  Doug holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Relations from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from West Virginia University.  He and his wife have two grown children and a grandchild.

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