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Associate Manager Sales - Minneapolis Metro or Surrounding Area

Company: 0036 Tyson Sales and Distribution, Inc.
Location: Springdale
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Details:

Candidate must be located in or willing to relocate to Minneapolis metro or surrounding area


As a contributing Foodservice Sales team member, the Associate Sales Account Manager will report directly to the Foodservice Sales Team Leader. The position will have regular interactions with the Director, Team Leader, and other TMs, while focusing on cultivating relationships and growing business with assigned distributor and/or operator accounts. This person will be accountable for building relationships, providing solutions to customers, selling incremental items, negotiating pricing/programs, and prioritizing efforts against market plans. This position is expected to work cross-functionally with various business units and trade teams to grow new business, protect the core and create a competitive advantage while attaining mix and volume targets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

--- Develop and/or cultivate professional relationships with identified and targeted accounts within the market/geography to achieve business objectives.

--- Gather, create, and maintain key insights for all assigned accounts including key contacts, correspondence, size of business, product/category risks & opportunities, competitive set, customer goals, and strategies.

--- Maintain and track progress against opportunities using the CRM tool to ensure that all applicable parties are aware of the status.

--- Execute and manage all strategic initiatives.

--- Collaborate with Sales Development Business Units and Trade teams as needed to deliver and/or exceed sales plans by managing marketing programs, expense management, and deduction resolution (as appropriate).

--- Provide customer sales support for market events, meetings, presentations, product samplings, and local trade shows.

--- Prepare business reviews and conduct customer presentations.

--- Achieve volume goals and maintain a robust opportunity pipeline for continued market growth.


  • Experience: Outside Sales experience in Food Service, Manufacturing, or Distributor Sales highly recommended.
  • Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Special Skills: Foodservice industry knowledge, strategic thinking, planning, negotiation skills, event planning execution
  • Computer Skills: Experience with Microsoft Office products.
  • Travel: 25-50% within the local market with limited overnight travel possible
  • This TM will need to be located in the Minneapolis metro area or surrounding area.



    Relocation Assistance Eligible:

    Work Shift:

    1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

    Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

    Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

    We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

    CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here .

Keywords: 0036 Tyson Sales and Distribution, Inc., Springdale , Associate Manager Sales - Minneapolis Metro or Surrounding Area, Executive , Springdale, Arkansas

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