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Jack Link's Beef Jerky National Account Manager - Vending - Remote in Minneapolis, Minnesota

National Account Manager - Vending - Remote 600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA Full-time Department: Sales Site Location: Remote Company Description Running with Sasquatch is more than just a clever marketing campaign. As a Jack Link's team member, Running with Sasquatch means we roll up our buffalo plaid sleeves and do the hard work first. We don't shy away from challenges. In fact, we push hard and take risks. True to our North Woods roots, we're a bunch of ordinary people who accomplish extraordinary things by driving results with innovation, creativity and a clear sense of urgency. Like our awesome protein products, we have an unwavering passion for quality, and you won't find anything artificial here. What you see is what you get... authentic, humble and fun people who Run with Sasquatch! Running with Sasquatch takes a team. We invite you to run with us, succeed with us, and celebrate with us. Most importantly, Feed Your Wild Side with us on our journey to be the dominant global leader of branded protein snacks! Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack manufacturer worldwide. Still family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link's also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, and operates a total of 11 manufacturing and distribution facilities in four countries. Jack Link's produces high-quality, great-tasting protein snacks that feed the wild sides of consumers around the world. Jack Link's Protein Snacks family of brands includes Jack Link's, Lorissa's Kitchen, World Kitchens Jerky, Bifi and Pepperami. Job Description Come Run with Sasquatch as a National Account Manager for our Vending Channel grow and develop total Jack Link's sales within vending industry accounts. In this role, you will achieve sales volume and financial objectives, develop .and. maintain strong effective customer relationships, build effective trade programs, align with Jack Link's corporate goals and execute the brand initiatives. This role strongly emphasis planning, forecasting, trade fund management while leveraging category management practices to meet the key objectives. Specifically, you will: Execute the strategy of the Vending Channel to deliver top .and. bottom line sales .and. profit goals with a significant focus on improving profitability Work closely with the National Sales Manager on developing and executing promotional activity with key customers as well as the broker team. Manage trade spending to drive profitable business, including use of trade promotion management system Collaborate with internal functions to develop customer specific programs/items/POS to build the business Accountable for the development and accuracy of sales forecast by market and product to drive production planning Provide business updates to Senior Sales Management on sales results/opportunities Understand and report back on competitive landscape and activity Build effective relationships throughout with key Vending/Micro Market operators within the Eastern US. Manage deduction .and. AR issues on all applicable accounts Work closely with National Sales Manager on managing broker sales reps across the Eastern US. Ensure broker reps are executing key Jack Link's initiatives. Manage new product launches and promotions with the HQ Broker team. Support NSM with large initiatives at Foodbuy, USG, Etc. Qualifications Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in business or related field Required Experience: 3+ years of CPG experience in VENDING/MICRO MARKETS Strong analytical capabilities to identify trends, opportunities and business insight Strong business acumen; specifically with P.and.L management, Trade Management and Demand Planning Trade Promotion Management System experience Strong skill level in Microsoft applications Ability to travel at least 50% Candidate should be located near a major airport in the Eastern/Southeastern