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Regional Food Service Sales Manager



Responsible for the sale of product throughout assigned region to meet plan objectives for sales volume, market penetration, and profitability. Present corporate programs, administer pricing policy,

negotiate sales agreements and establish service parameters.  Perform field sales calls targeting identified customers, brokers and distributors while continuing to develop present customer base.




An essential job duty of this position is regularly reporting to work on time and being able to perform the essential duties of the position.

  • Effectively manage Profit and Loss Statement through pricing, trade spending, product mix, and travel and entertainment.
  • Efficiently handle all product claims and complaints while maintaining positive customer relationships.
  • Execute and implement corporate marketing programs and initiate account-specific promotions.
  • Efficiently handle all product claims and complaints while maintaining positive customer relationships.
  • Provide up-to-date competitor information.
  • Efficiently handle all product claims and complaints while maintaining positive customer relationships.
  • Manage and develop Foodservice Territory Sales representatives to reach full potential and to meet specified volume, promotional activity, and spending goals, if applicable.
  • Develop and maintain an effective Food Broker Network throughout Sales Region through the use of regularly scheduled product training and business evaluations.
  • Conduct regular business and performance evaluations to guide the development of reps, if applicable.
  • Make recommendations concerning improvements to policies and procedures or any other matters relative to enhancing the effectiveness of the department or Company.
  • Up to 75% travel
  • Accept special projects and complete them promptly.


The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.



Approachability Puts others at ease by listening, allowing adequate time for interactions, and giving undivided attention.  Show receptivity to message being delivered.
Collaboration Seeks and enlists active participation of others to reach goals.
Customer Focus Builds effective relationships, identifies customer expectations, sees issues from their point of view; offers practical recommendations.
Dependability Meets deadlines, works independently, accountable, maintains focus, punctual, good attendance record.
Ethics & Integrity Possesses a strong set of core values and beliefs consistent with social, ethical, and organizational principles.  Confronts unethical situations.
Innovation Generates new ideas and approaches to enhance the organization’s systems, products, or effectiveness.
Personal Accountability Accepts responsibility for own actions including failure.  Embraces experience as learning opportunities and not chances to blames.
Results Orientated Drives behavior to emphasize achievement.  Self-directed toward accomplishment.  Is action oriented.  Likes challenge.  Pursues Opportunities.  Consistently high achieving.
Time Management/ Prioritization Determines the interrelationships and relative importance of tasks and allocates time efficiently to the most important issues.  Knows what not to spend time on; completes work in a timely fashion.
Trust & Respect Offers respect to all in the work environment, adheres to high personal standards of acceptance, reliability, openness, and consistency of action with words.



Education: High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience or Training: 8-10 years of previous sales experience to include meat or perishable food background; 3-5 years with direct broker sales or management experience.  Must possess the ability to work independently and be highly self-motivated. Must possess excellent negotiation skills, strong oral and written communication skills. Experience managing a Profit and Loss Statement is required.

Technology/Equipment: Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS office (Word, Excel, Outlook).



Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.



An individual must meet the mental and physical requirements described here to successfully perform this position’s essential functions.

Intermittent (less than 15%), Occasional (15-45%), Frequent (50-75%), and Continuous (over 75%)


  •  Manual dexterity to operate all office equipment efficiently
  •  Visual dexterity to operate all office equipment efficiently
  • Ability to distinguish color
  •  Walking
  • Bending
  • Stooping
  • Reach above shoulders
  • Standing
  • Sitting
  • Talking
  • Hearing
  • Finger manipulation
  • Exposure to cold, hot, damp, and noisy environments
  • Lift and carry up to 50 lbs.



The majority of work duties are conducted in an office and manufacturing environment. There may be exposure to production areas requiring the use of PPE, uniform or protective clothing, and safety equipment.



An individual in this position must successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities, and the physical and mental demands listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.