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Sales Manager - Food Service - NJ, Long Island and Boston, MA

Company: Fortune Fish & Gourmet
Location: Union
Posted on: May 4, 2024

Job Description:

OpportunityOur business is expanding and so is our sales team. We are seeking culinary chefs and restaurant leaders who are seeking a career transition. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for food and want to be part of a growing company recognized as the leader in the farm-to-table industry then this is your opportunity of a lifetime. This position's territory in New Jersey, Boston Metropolitan Area, Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area, and Long Island. Sales Manager RoleD'Artagnan is part of Fortune Fish & Gourmet, the nation's premier specialty food and seafood distributor, has a unique and exciting opportunities for a passionate foodservice professional with sales ability. Candidates will have the ability and desire to build and cultivate business relationships, are skilled at problem solving and can execute outstanding service to clients. Our business has a large client base of 4-star restaurants, and we are seeking a strong and eager candidate with an understanding of high-quality culinary products to continue our growth.This role is not a typical sales positionStrong food knowledge and management experience in quality full-service restaurants/hotels is required for these positions. Both front and back of the house candidates will be considered based on the individual's experiences. In these roles, you will work with top chefs daily, and you must be familiar with their expectations and requirements. To be successful you will possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit and knowledge of exquisite food.You will be joining a team of dedicated industry professionals with a strong passion for perfection who are results driven. You must be detail oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic, tenacious and creative without being overbearing. Strong communication, collaboration and presentation skills are essential.Principal Duties & ResponsibilitiesDevelop and execute sales plans that promote and sell high sustainably raised meat, poultry, and game items.Develop new business through networking and consultative sales approach and grow existing accounts.Keep up with market trends, understand your customer business and present product solutions based on clients' needs and goals.Perform administrative duties such as preparing and presenting proposals, reporting against individual sales performance plans, and maintaining sales records.RequirementsDegree preferred but not required (Business, Marketing, Hospitality or Culinary Arts).5-7 years of chef/restaurant management and/or culinary sales experience.PC skills and proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, and Excel.Experience in fresh fish sales a plus. Food service sales a plus. Total Compensation PackageBase salary plus annual bonus potential. Base salary is commensurate with experience.Car Allowance.401K with Company match.Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.Health Benefits (medical, dental, vision and voluntary benefits).Life and disability insurance.Wellness Programs.COMPANYD'Artagnan is part of Fortune Fish & Gourmet, the Country's leading processor, distributor and importer of quality seafood, meats, and gourmet products. D'Artagnan, headquartered in Union, New Jersey, was founded in 1985 and is now the leading brand in the country, specializing in sustainably raised meats, poultry, game, charcuterie, truffles, and mushrooms. D'Artagnan is dedicated to natural, sustainable, and humane production and products. Over the years, D'Artagnan has built relationships and partnerships with farmers and ranchers who share the same philosophy and believe in free-range, preservative-free, and organic products. With over $170M in revenue and a team of 260 employees, it is a hugely successful and well-recognized enterprise. D'Artagnan is organized around three distinct business lines: Food Services (Hotels, restaurants, etc.), Retail, and Online; each business line having a specific business model. D'Artagnan sells products in all 50 states and buys products all over the world. D'Artagnan has established an outstanding reputation over the years, built on a simple yet key principle: to provide its clients with the highest quality. For decades now, it has been acclaimed by the industry and customers all over the country and is recognized as a world-class company by many world-class chefs. In addition, the D'Artagnan website continues to grow in popularity and reach - serving as a trusted destination for home cooks across America looking for the best tasting, restaurant-quality ingredients and specialty food products.We seek employees who are passionate -- with a burning entrepreneurial and team spirit to join our growing company.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Local candidates only, no relocation support. Direct applications only; no third-party agencies.

Keywords: Fortune Fish & Gourmet, Union , Sales Manager - Food Service - NJ, Long Island and Boston, MA, Executive , Union, New Jersey

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