Villeroy & Boch, Hotel & Restaurant

Central Regional Sales Manager

Chicago, IL
$95k+

Villeroy & Boch is one of the world’s leading brands for ceramics and lifestyle products. With our innovative and stylish porcelain Tableware, glassware and flatware, we have been creating feel-good moments and spaces since 1748. Our success is based on the high commitment and the inventiveness of our 7,500 employees in 125 countries.

The Role 

The Hotel & Restaurant business sector of our Tableware Division is searching for a Regional Sales Manager based in the Chicago area. The focus of this position lies within field sales of luxury tableware products to the foodservice industry.

Responsibilities 

  • Lead the sales efforts for the Foodservice Division in the Central Region which includes managing the manufacturer’s representatives in this region.   
  • Expand customer base while maintaining and strengthening relationships with current customers to meet sales targets.
  • Maintain an end-user focus while “pulling” business through our distribution partners.
  • Provide motivation and training to reps and distributors.  
  • Assist in developing training materials where necessary.  
  • Manage the commission, spiff and other promotional processes.
  • Manage the order fulfillment process as needed to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Visit customers and distributors within the territory and attend trade shows and industry conferences

Experience & Background

  • 5-10 years of sales experience in the U.S. with established contacts of distributors and accounts within the foodservice sector.  
  • Be located in the Chicagoland area and be willing to work from a home office.
  • You have excellent skills in the areas of communication, presentation, interpersonal relationships, time management, organization and analysis.
  • You have an understanding of the P&L report and are able to operate our internal Margin Calculator.
  • You are able to travel at least 50% of the time within the designated territory of the Central U.S.
  • Prepared to begin work in the Central U.S. immediately.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits program
  • Medical, Prescription & Dental Insurance provided at a cost of only 20% of the premium
  • Life Insurance at no cost to the employee
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance at no cost to the employee
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% company match up to the first 4% contributed
  • Aflac Insurance
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Employee Discount on Villeroy & Boch products
Villeroy & Boch, Hotel & Restaurant

Robin Reside

HR Manager
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