Date Posted: 2022-04-01

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Job ID: EB-1600340445
Category: Sales & Marketing
Location: Remote, 

BrainWorks is excited to be retained by our client partner, a privately-held leader in Gourmet CPG that is undergoing significant growth.

The Director Retail Sales for North America will be a net-new role within the organization, owning strategy and execution for their ambitious growth in Grocery, Mass, Club and Drug. As the Director Retail Sales, the ideal candidate will be a highly motivated leader with significant experience driving new distribution and deepening significant relationships with partners like Kroger and Costco.

This is an ideal opportunity for a player-coach brand builder who is interested in joining an organization that is undergoing transformative growth and has been eager to take on a highly visible and change-agent leadership role.

Ideal candidate experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree OR 8-15 years of related experience
  • Experience driving new business and growing existing customers in Grocery, Mass, and Drug channels
  • Experience with broker partners preferred
  • Highly analytical and experienced with syndicated data
  • Experience setting strategy with SLT and bottom-up planning

This role can be remote USA from any major airport, with travel required to HQ (Chicago IL) and to meet with key customers and drive new business.

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