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Pet Food

Nat. Accts Mgr - Pet Food Ingredients  Columbus, OH  
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Pet Food

A global leader in animal feed ingredients is in search of a National Accounts Manager to further develop their pet food business across the USA.  This individual will be the architect of plan for distribution for their product line to major manufacturers and distributors.  This person will also be responsible for executing the plan.
Location  This person will office from their home and work the national market.  We are considering candidates presently living in New England, the Mid Atlantic and the Midwest.
  • You will set direction and report to a key executive in Europe
  • International company with a global presence
  • Company is basic in their manufacturing
  • Product line includes proven, innovative products
  • Strong documented research behind the products
  • The product line has a track record of sales growth
  • Family-owned company has 100+ years of success
  • Six figure base salary with bonus potential
  • Excellent benefits package
Key Immediate Responsibilities
  • Learn the product line and become the product expert
  • Build relationships with current key customer
  • Create a marketing and sales plan
  • Introduce product line to key influencers in pet food
  • Business development of prospective clients
Future Responsibilities
  • Fully develop the market
  • Introduce new products as they come to market
To be considered for this position candidates must possess
  • A solid knowledge of companion animal nutrition
  • An entrepreneurial mindset
  • The ability to discuss technical ingredients to nutritionists
  • Demonstrable experience developing business plans
  • Demonstrable success selling pet food ingredients to major manufacturers/distributors
  • Ability to overnight travel 40- 50% (2 - 3 nights/week)
Preferred experience
  • Have experience selling via distributors/channel partners
  • BS degree in animal science
  • Strong standup presentation skills

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