Do you have a track record of hunting and managing national accounts? Are you looking for a senior sales role with a career path into management? If so, this is an amazing opportunity.
Our client is a large US manufacturer of industrial safety products. They manage programs for major brands like McDonalds and Taco Bell, as well as a host of companies in pharma, food manufacturing and hospitality.
The company has a presence in Canada, but all sales to date have been managed from the US. They are now very focused on growing their Canadian business, and are hiring their first employee in the country.
As a Field Sales rep, you will be responsible for growing sales in Canada. This is focused on acquiring national accounts in quick serve restaurants, pharma, health care, hospitality and food manufacturing. You will work with the US sales team to target grow their national accounts into Canada, as well as hunt for new business.
The role requires a strong hunter with a proven track record in selling large service contracts. Ideally you should have experience selling into the target markets already, and have experience selling service contracts (such as linens), MRO supplies, or other related products.
The position offers $70k salary with on target income of $100-130k in year 1 + expenses, and $200k+ in year 2.
This is a fulltime contract position, and does not include benefits. As you grow Canada, you will have the opportunity to move into a leadership or management role.
- 5+ years experience selling to national accounts
- Experience selling service contracts or programs to large companies
- Proven hunting experience and track record of winning new business
- Outgoing personality with excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
- Ability to travel 30% (in Canada)
- Excellent presentation skills
- Proven negotiator with experience selling service contracts to large organizations
- Able to work with minimal supervision or infrastructure, and build or acquire what you need to be successful in the role (this is the 1st Canadian hire)