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Associate Director, Cheese Sales

Company: Leprino Foods
Location: Denver
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Within our Corporate Cheese Sales Team - Leprino is seeking an Associate Director, Cheese Sales to advance our organization with significant growth in customer relationships and sales effectiveness! We take pride in our vision to be "world's best", it is why we work harder, invest more, and continually innovate.At Leprino Foods, starting compensation for this role typically ranges between $152,000 and $190,000. This position has an annual target bonus of 15%. Act as the primary point of contact for key strategic accounts, leading day-to-day interactions and resolving issues to strengthen customer relationships and enhance satisfaction. Develop and deepen relationships with key decision-makers within major existing customers, ensuring alignment of business objectives and facilitating long-term partnerships. Manage the strategic planning and budgeting processes for assigned accounts, focusing on achieving long-term profitability and account growth. Negotiate product pricing and contracts that secure favorable terms, enhance margins, and support comprehensive margin management strategies. Drive new business development by identifying and capitalizing on opportunities for new customers, products, and go-to-market strategies. Lead cross-functional teams to support product development, quality assurance, and pricing strategy, ensuring a cohesive approach to customer management.
You Have At Least (Required Qualifications):
Bachelor's degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, or a closely related field. Ten years of advanced sales and account management experience within the food or beverage industry. The ability to travel at least 50%.
We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):
Twelve years of advanced sales and account management experience in the food space. MBA, Master's in Marketing, or similar subject area.
At Leprino, we embrace and value diversity. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities and ensuring a workplace free from discrimination based on race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. We believe that our collective strength lies in our differences and are committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive culture that embraces the unique talents, experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives of every team member. Together, we can achieve greatness by using the power of diversity.Offering You In Return: A chance to be part of a global team of individuals passionate about producing and delivering high-quality products that help feed and nourish families around the world. Leprino Foods could not be where it is today without our incredible employees. That is why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring great people who are in it for the long run is our goal. Through competitive salaries and bonuses, life, medical/dental/vision coverage, voluntary benefits, employee assistance programs, wellness incentives, tuition assistance, vacation, ten paid holidays, sick time, paid parental leave, annual merit increases, as well as the LFC Profit-Sharing & 401(k) plan. Your impact will be noticed and rewarded, as you seek to further our company, our customers, and one another.Our Story: Leprino's history dates back to the 1950s, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We've grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the world's largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the "World's Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company." From a small corner grocery store we have grown to over 5,000 employees throughout the globe. Will you join us on our journey?Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing. Additional information about this process can be obtained at
Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.
Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/VeteranNearest Major Market: Denver

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