We are a national leader in the meat processing industry. We have a specialized line of deli products including hot dogs, Montreal smoked meat, corned beef, roast beef, pastrami, pizza pepperoni, salami, sausages and bologna.
For over 80 years Lesters has been a strong force in the Canadian Food Service and Retail markets. The Head office is located in Laval, Quebec and there are regional sales offices throughout Eastern Canada. Visit our web site at www.lesters.ca for complete information about our company.
Reporting directly to the President, you will be accountable for planning and executing sales activities and for leading and directing the sales staff. We are looking for a dynamic hands-on leader and skilled communicator who can develop the Food Service business.
Develop short and long term plans and strategies aimed at achieving sales objectives.
Work with Marketing to create promotions.
Manage and coordinate commercial agreements and contracts. Prepare and present business reviews.
Work closely with R. & D. and Marketing to identify and implement new products.
Control costs and increase profitability, negotitate pricing and promotions effectively.
Develop and manage the annual sales budget.
Lead and motivate a sales force.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 5 years of experience in the Food Service industry.
Extensive sales management experience.
Proven sales track record with National/Regional Accounts and Food Service distributors.
Hands-on and self motivated individual with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
If you are looking for a rewarding career what will bring you challenges, opportunities and professional development, please forward your resume in complete confidence to:
Human Resources Manager
LESTERS FOODS LIMITED
2105 Industriel Blvd.
Laval, Qc. H7S-1P7