Hormel Foods Corporation Senior Account Executive-Deli in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Senior Account Executive- Deli Hormel Foods Corporation

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin's®, Wholly Guacamole®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the 10th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future -- Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ -- focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establishes sales tonnage and product mix goals in the assigned territory by effectively calling on accounts.

  • Supports the generation of additional sales by effectively calling on operators in the territory, assigned private label accounts, and assigned brokers, while maintaining positive customer relations.

  • Utilizes available promotional programs and trade to maximize sales as compared to promotional monies spent.

  • Assures all administrative duties are handled in a timely manner in accordance with established company policies and procedures.

  • Provides pertinent territorial information regarding customers' and competitors' activities for use by management in assessing sales performance.

  • Initiates and maintains up-to-date operator profile records on key operators in the territory.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • A bachelor's degree.

  • 4+ years sales related experience.

  • A pattern of initiative.

  • Excellent management and leadership skills.

  • A pattern of strong goal setting and results.

  • The ability to establish strategic selling initiatives.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and persuasive skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States.

  • Applicants must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa.

LOCATION: Home Office-Central Pennsylvania

BENEFITS: Hormel Foods offers an excellent benefits package. Competitive base salary plus bonus, annual merit increase performance reviews, medical, dental, vision, non-contributory pension, profit sharing, 401(k), stock purchase plan, relocation assistance, paid vacation.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Travel may be necessary 40% of the time.

For immediate consideration, send apply online at: www.hormelfoods.com/careers

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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