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Sales Manager - Ascent

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

Job Description:

Sales Manager - Ascent
Within our Ascent team located in Denver, Leprino is seeking a Sales Manager - Ascent to drive our organization to greater levels of growth and success! We take pride in our vision to be "world's best", it is why we work harder, invest more, and continually innovate. Ascent launched in 2016 with the mission to naturally improve athletic performance and in the last 5 years, Ascent has grown to be a best-in-class sports nutrition brand known for their clean products and partnerships with top athletes. Ascent is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leprino Foods Company, the world's largest producer of mozzarella cheese. At Leprino Foods starting compensation for this role typically ranges between $106,000 and $128,000. This position has an annual target bonus of 12%.
Develop and implement effective sales strategies for the assigned region and channels.
Identify and secure retail account opportunities within the region, ensuring successful activation and ongoing growth.
Collaborate with broker partners to promote and sell the Ascent brand, maintaining strong brand equity.
Manage trade budgets, strategically investing to maximize ROI for the brand.
Build and lead processes to enhance the capabilities of broker partners and grow the team's proficiency.
Evaluate new opportunities to expand Ascent's capabilities at retail, from broker and distributor partnerships to in-store tools.
Manage customer forecasting and partner with supply chain to deliver world-class service level
Provide leadership within the multi-functional Ascent leadership team, guiding and supporting team members.
You Have At Least (Required Qualifications):
Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or related field.
6+ years of sales experience, preferably in CPG, sports nutrition, or fitness industry.
The ability to work a weekly 3/2 (office/home) hybrid schedule.
We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):
Master's Degree in Business Management or related field.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word).
Experience with SAP.
Proven experience in leading and mentoring employees.
Leprino Foods & Ascent Protein celebrates and supports diversity. We believe in equal opportunity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. We know we are better together and are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive culture that leverages the unique talents, experiences, background, and perspectives of each individual employee.
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, nine 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:
Ascent was created to naturally improve athletic performance and is The Official Sponsor of Hard Work. Ascent launched in 2016 and has continued to bring innovative products to the market, while remaining committed to their high-quality standards and offering products with straight-forward ingredients and nothing artificial. Aligning with the admirable qualities in the athletes that Ascent serves - going the extra mile, completing an extra set and never backing down from a challenge, Ascent pushes for high-quality results, knowing they do not come without hard work. Supported by our parent company Leprino Foods, Ascent will be focused on establishing a lasting brand to help athletes of all levels achieve their goals. 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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