JBS USA INSIDE RETAIL SALES ACCOUNT MANAGER in Fort Worth, Texas
JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, easy-to-use food solutions. We process, prepare, package and deliver fresh and value-added premium meat, poultry and retail-ready food products for customers in approximately 100 countries on six continents. We are also the majority shareholder of Pilgrim’s, the largest poultry company in North America. JBS USA employs more than 100,000 team members, and our corporate office is located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, where our 1,200 team members onsite enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.
We are looking for an Account Manager for our Inside Retail Pork Sales team located in our Fort Worth, TX office.
Primary responsibilities include managing regional retail, foodservice, and distributor accounts, developing new business with targeted accounts, and working together to manage profitability for all parties.
Manage JBS’s current and future retail accounts
Use product and market knowledge to generate sales
Determine customer needs and match new product and programs to address account goals.
Give pricing quotes and modify prices necessary to deal with specific customer needs.
Collaborate with field sales team to develop new accounts and move accounts up the value chain.
Work with margin management to increase sales margin.
Contact accounts daily to discuss the availability and pricing of individual products.
Responsible for following market conditions and recognizing market trends.
Thorough understanding of customer entire organizational structure and merchandising strategy.
Understand all accounts in department to make the team stronger.
Build customer relationships.
Responsible for understanding accounts in depth to include but not limited to the following: Payment Terms, Credit, Claims, Service, etc.
BS/BA degree preferred with a major in one of the following: Agri Business, Meat Science, Business, Marketing, Ag Econ or Animal Science
Minimum 5 years or more previous sales experience in retail grocery or comparable field
Experience in meat sales required
Prior premium pork sales experience highly desired
Excellent phone and strong presentation skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
40+ hours per week
Must be willing to travel around 5%.
Microsoft Office applications a must.
The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.