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Regional Sales Manager

Company: CPS
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Regional Sales Manager

This Regional Sales Manager is responsible for selling directly to customers in a defined geographical region. Account sizes can range from small to very large within any sector in the food, beverage, pet food and other related industries. Responsible for growing sales by working with and building business relationships with R&D, New Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain groups. The Regional Sales Manager must be able to develop a thorough understanding of the customer's business plan and operation, and to utilize our supplier's expertise to continually bring new solutions to our customers to help them develop new products and solve problems.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Meet divisional sales goals, usually 10% gross profit growth annually (30%)
Build, retain and expand strong multi-level and cross functional relationships with key decision makers within the customer base including Purchasing, R&D, Marketing, Operations, and Quality, etc.
Develop a thorough understanding of customers business plan and operation
Bring together needs of various departments or functions in the customer organization to create a strong compelling reason to take action and formulate the unique value our company can provide
Plan for prospecting new customer by effectively obtaining and using referrals, networking and cold calls
Negotiate in a cooperative atmosphere, making absolutely sure all sides have an understanding of what is agreed upon and test for understanding
Utilize suppliers and their expertise to continually bring new ideas to and solve problems for the customer (20%)
Communicate results of customer visits via weekly reports to division management
Work internally to build strong business relationships within all company departments

Sales Goals & Objectives:

Development and execute a detailed sales strategy plan, with input from the VP, Sales and Marketing, to meet divisional financial goals. The plan should be based on assigned accounts/geography based on understanding of market, firsthand customer information, and alignment with company's strategy
Ensure that sales revenues volume, growth and contribution margin are achieved or exceeded (30%)
Update project pipeline monthly. Identify where opportunities lie in the pipeline and takes effective action to move opportunities through the pipeline
Meet measurable personal objectives developed around annual divisional goals

Market Sales Activities:

Conduct customer calls, in person and over the phone, in a customer friendly manner that reflects knowledge of the customer and industry
Uncover customer's need to offerings our company can provide
Fully investigate all sales leads with feedback provided through weekly reports
Communicate to customer any pricing schedules and changes (15%)
Use the full capabilities of the company which are valued by the customer (i.e., products and services from multiple functions and business units) to differentiate an offering from the competition
Manage contract performance as required
Investigate and initiate cross selling opportunities within our group of companies
Develop and lead customer specific technical and marketing projects, leading them to productive completion
Develop presentations using best practices to address customer needs, including appropriate next steps, setting audience expectations, and using variety and emphasis through intonation
Travel - more than 60% of the time. Weekly travel is expected with only periodic full weeks on non-travel. Some overnight travel is required

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Sam Kovacevic at skova@cps4jobs.com.

JO: 97.23BKK


Keywords: CPS, Oklahoma City , Regional Sales Manager, Executive , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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