Business Development Manager

Position Name: Sales and Account Management
Job ID: 298
Location: Kingston, ON
Job Type: Full Time
Language: English
Closing Date: Mar 23, 2017
Position Overview:

Old Dutch Foods Ltd has been the leader in the Snack Foods Industry since 1954. We have an opening in the Kingston area.  We are looking for a career-orientated individual that would enjoy a fast paced, immediate response, front line sales position that would require frequent and regular route sales work-withs.  You should also have a well-developed goal setting, follow-up managerial style. You must be self-motivated and enjoy a challenge.

The position requires;
1. The ability to coach and lead Distributors and Company Sales Personnel in identifying and closing account development opportunities.  I.e.  Space, merchandising, promotion, and distribution.
2. The ability to recognize the most effective business practises for the distributor and Company Sales Personnel while showing them the benefits
3. Offer recommendations for improving the operating efficiency of the route for a Distributor or Company Sales Personnel.
4. The ability to manage other duties effectively as assigned


Your Qualifications should include:

 Knowledge:  understands business environment
 Planning and organizing:  develops realistic plans
 Problem solving; use of information, sense of urgency

 Communication; oral expression, listens well
 Interpersonal; works well with others
 Selling; identifies opportunities, sets goals, executes
 Flexible and adaptable; open to new ideas, adjust priorities
 Builds commitment, teamwork, shares decision making
 Integrity; high personal and business ethics.

Preference will be given to those with 1-3 years of consumer goods sales experience or Sales/Operational experience within a food distribution network.  Retail Grocery experience is also an asset.

Old Dutch Foods Ltd offers a competitive salary and benefit package (medical, dental, bonus structure) as well as company vehicle.