Job Posting 69709

Director Sales
Peak of the Market
Winnipeg area, Winnipeg
closes in 18 days (Fri, 30 Apr)
full time

Are you a sales specialist with a flair for delivering the best possible client experience? Can you excel in a fast-paced environment where teamwork, common sense, and the ability to make work fun are part of the culture? Are you independent, self-motivated and driven? If so, please read on!

A Manitoba house-hold name, Peak of the Market has marketed quality locally grown produce for over 79 years and supplies over 100 different varieties of fresh and delicious produce. Peak of the Market is seeking a Director Sales who has professional experience in sales, ideally with experience in the produce or food industry, and who has a strong customer focus and relationship building skills.

Reporting directly to the Vice President Sales, the Director Sales will play a key role in the long-term continued growth of Peak of the Market and will gain a strong knowledge of the Vice President Sales’ responsibilities to provide continuity during their absence. You will also provide direction to Marketing Committees, Growers, and Staff on pricing for all local and export markets.

Have We ‘Peak’ed Your Interest? We offer you

  • Fantastic corporate culture
  • Excellent benefits
  • Comprehensive Training
  • Competitive wages

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Responsibilities

  • Maintain a high degree of knowledge of Peak of the Market, its Customers, Growers, and Suppliers, as well as industry trends
  • Arranging pricing for Peak or Customer initiated ads
  • Contract negotiations with Customers
  • Lead the development and implementation of Customer specific programs to help increase sales
  • Collaborate with Sales, Operations, and Finance on developing sound sales strategies and ensure priorities and objectives are aligned
  • Build strong relationships with Growers, Suppliers, and Peak Staff based on honesty and fairness
  • Organize and execute tradeshows
  • Handle all Human Resource issues within Sales Department
  • Work closely with the Import and Transportation Departments to build programs for Peak’s Customers

Experience & Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary education in Business or Marketing or other related discipline
  • 6 – 8 years professional sales experience (produce experience preferred)
  • Professional business approach
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer focus and strong relationship building skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency – Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail, internet, research
  • Valid driver’s license and passport are required

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