Sales Manager

Sales Manager, BAR-U-EAT - Job Description

Company
BAR-U-EAT is more than a nutrition company, we are a brand built on a passion for the outdoors and enjoying life to the fullest. We share our passion with the world by encouraging and creating opportunities for people to get outside. We advocate for the preservation of the outdoors by living more sustainably. We are stewards of this planet and take care of our environment through sustainable business initiatives and conservation all while creating the best dang snacks on earth.

Team Role Summary
As a Sales Manager you will be responsible for developing sales plans and successfully launching BAR-U-EAT’s products in both current and new market regions. You will engage, manage, and grow accounts, including, but not limited to grocery chains, independent retailers, regional distributors, and outdoor gear stores. Cross functional skills are necessary as you’ll work closely with marketing, operations, and finance. Ability to build presentations, customer/account acquisition plans, and set business objectives and forecasts is required. While responsibilities will be centered around sales, an open mind and enthusiastic attitude for work outside of your role is essential in the startup phase. You will have the opportunity to grow with BAR-U-EAT, create roles, and build on your skill sets.

Responsibilities

  • Improving BAR-U-EAT’s brand distribution and market share.
  • Create strong relationships with current accounts, being personable and professional.
  • Manage current accounts and secure new accounts across multiple channels.
  • Research sales opportunities to expand and create growth across new regions and retail avenues.
  • Execute account acquisition plans in order to successfully launch new accounts.
  • Prepare and present sales pitches to key customers.
  • Develop effective distribution and promotional programs.
  • Build sales forecasts to accurately represent current and future projections.
  • Work hand in hand with operations and marketing to strategically and successfully launch new market regions.

Qualifications & Skills Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, Communications, or related field preferred
  • 4 years of experience in sales, or equivalent related work experience
  • CPG background is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Comfortable with public speaking and leading presentations
  • Results-oriented with strong analytical skills 
  • Must possess computer skills and a great familiarity with business software such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Google Suite.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills—can multitask, prioritize, and work efficiently
  • Ability to demonstrate good common sense, sound judgment and work independently
  • Flexibility to adapt to all situations and work varied hours; possibly work weekends or evenings on occasion
  • Ability to perform at high levels in a fast-paced ever-changing work environment
  • Be flexible and embrace change with a growing and evolving company
  • Ability to coordinate several parallel projects, ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Positive can-do attitude and a growth mindset

Travel
Some travel will be required.

Benefits

  • Health Insurance 
  • Health and wellness memberships/passes
  • Active and Involved Reimbursements
  • Professional Development Reimbursement
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • No State Income tax for Routt County residents

 

Culture
BAR-U-EAT believes in being true to yourself and doing what makes you happy. We live in a beautiful place with countless resources to get outside and enjoy nature. We will always inspire you to put yourself first so you can thrive mentally, emotionally, and physically. We treat adults like adults and place the responsibility on you to get your job done professionally, respectfully, and in a timely manner. We will always encourage you to work hard, play hard, and challenge yourself to reach your full potential because your success is our success. Together we will shift the CPG industry towards a more sustainable future to help protect the outdoors.

Additional Information
Preference given to those with physical presence in the Steamboat Springs, CO area. Starting pay range $58,000 dependent upon experience and qualifications. Email resume to info@barueat.com to apply.