Sales Manager (CPG) – Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL

Sales Manager Role

The Sales Manager as an integral member of the Sales team and is a hunter who will identify, develop new sales opportunities, creating a pipeline funnel to build company's client base. The role will also be responsible for the Shopko relationship. Responsibilities may include the management of Sales Representatives or Sales Coordinators, where appropriate. 
  • Actively promote the sale of the company's products by seeking growth with existing customers, generating new sales leads and business opportunities, and building business with existing customers as assigned.
  • Implement a sales program and set sales goals utilizing the company's planning and communication tools.
  • Develop sales presentations in a professional and effective manner, to include maintaining up to date awareness of company activities, industry trends, and other relative issues for assigned accounts.
  • Consult constantly with customers after sales meetings to resolve open issues, provide continuing support and solutions, and manage customer expectations.
  • Work with the appropriate customers and the company's Planning team to forecast customer inventory and planning requirements, with the goals to maximize inventory turn and reduce inventory liabilities.
  • Communicate weekly business development progress through a weekly sales update and sales forecast management tool.

Sales Manager Requirements

  • Must be a hunter, driven, and passionate
  • 5+ years sales experience
  • Bachelors degree
  • 25%- 50% Travel
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Must meet time sensitive deadlines
  • The ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate the ability to build consensus, while balancing company and customer objectives

Sarah Kozak

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