Sales Director

Fusion Jerky

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Fusion Jerky is a national artisan jerky company making healthy, handcrafted beef, pork, chicken, and turkey jerky. We use real ingredients and no preservatives. We are a family-owned, vertically integrated business with a 50 year history of making the most tender jerky on the market. Our pride shows through in our products. Fusion Jerky is looking for a motivated, passionate sales professional with CPG, natural channel experience. We are seeking a Sales Director to work closely with our CEO to execute strategic planning, business development and to grow sales within the California region as well as implementing our sales growth strategy nationwide. The The Sales Director will help lead the sales team as well. There is tremendous growth opportunity for this position within the company. We are looking for local candidates as we do not pay for relocation.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and collaborate effectively as a team member.
  • Responsible for growing sales and achieving sales goals in emerging and non-traditional channels nationwide.
  • Leverage existing relationships to create new sales channels targeting paleo/Crossfit/fitness communities, at breweries and bars, convenience, and hotels.
  • Develop and maintain sales contact with all major customers and new prospects. Maintain and expand existing distribution and volume sales.
  • Manage all sales expenses and budgets for region.
  • Participate in trade shows, sales events and local demo events.
  • Work closely with production plant and coordinating production.
  • Tasting current and new products

Qualifications :

  • Hard-working, self-motivated, friendly and passionate; comfortable juggling multiple deadlines and priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to travel for work for sales meeting.
  • 10 years+ of sales experience in CPG, preferably in natural or grocery channel. Contacts with existing convenience, grocery, drug and specialty a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, and Power Point)
  • A positive attitude with good organizational, presentation and social skills.
  • Ability to perform hard work in a fast-pace work environment and meet the defined physical activities (frequent lifting, bending, and carrying up to 25 lbs., occasionally over 50 lbs., pushing, pulling, etc.
  • Passion for natural products and jerky lover a plus!
  • BA/BS Degree
  • Valid Driver’s License

To apply, please submit your resume.