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National Accounts Manager

San Antonio, Texas

Description
At The Schwan Food Company, we are driven to bring our customers delicious foods and reliable services. That's how we grew from a "one-man-and-a-truck" delivery business in rural Minnesota to a multibillion-dollar private company with thousands of team members nationwide. Our commitment to delicious foods shows in all we do, from careful ingredient selection and quality food making to delivering a great experience wherever you shop and eat.
The foods we make reach customers in many ways. We deliver directly to our customer's homes through our popular food-delivery business, offer well-known retail brands such as Red Baron®, Freschetta®, and Tony's® pizzas, Pagoda® snacks and appetizers, and Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, and bring innovative food solutions to our customers in the food-service industry. To learn more, visit us at www.theschwanfoodcompany.com.

This position is responsible for the sales/servicing of all assigned accounts.

Initiates direct sales calls on account headquarters and lines of business for assigned accounts.

Formulates and negotiates pricing and program contracts for assigned accounts.

Assures contract parity between customers.

Develops and maintains account plans outlining strategic and tactical developmental efforts within each account.

Makes frequent calls on customers to build relationships and/or to resolve problems.

Effectively communicates account initiatives and execution plans to the field sales teams and management. Supports field sales team with key local customer events and problem resolution when necessary.

May provide insight and/or lead the analytics trade and reporting that support the strategic business needs.

Assists with the development and training of the field sales organization for contract management company business.

Assists in the planning development administration and monitoring the effectiveness of promotional programs.

Maintains current customer files and pertinent database information on all accounts.

Compiles all required reports on a timely basis including sales projections products sales results expenses trade shows etc.

Assists management in the research and development of new products /processes suitable for accounts.

Supports the organization in areas of product knowledge promotional knowledge sales performance reports industry information and marketing plan development and execution.

Manages trains and develops subordinates if applicable

Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Years of Related Experience: Minimum of 7 years related experience.

The employing subsidiaries of The Schwan Food Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

Job Type: Account Management
Business Unit: Schwan's Consumer Brands, Inc.
Req #: 17000918

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