National Account Director - Business Dining

Aramark - Chicago, IL3.6

Full-time
Overview:
About Aramark
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Description:
The Business Services division of Aramark, with over $1 billion in revenues and 18,000 employees, provides a wide range of food and other support services to more than 500 clients in business and industry, at more than 1,500 locations in the U.S. Aramark offers Fortune 500 companies and other large and small employers a single-source provider for employee cafés, executive dining rooms, catering, convenience stores, conference center management, and facility management. Aramark Business Dining is looking for professional leaders committed to providing our customers with unique solutions, outstanding variety, and healthy menu choices to improve the overall well-being and productivity of client locations.

The National Account Director is responsible for the day to day responsibilities of the entire account coordinated with the National client. They will

Manage and guide the activities of the district managers
Set the strategic/tactical direction for the account
Develop and implement national account strategies for increasing sales and profits through national customers
Create, build and maintain positive business relationships with Aramark's current and prospective customers
Grow existing annual customer revenues by 20-30% by adding new products and services, adding new locations and price increases.
Travel will be necessary.

This individual will be charged with the overall account development, including proposals for expansion to sites served and services provided. Responsible to manage both client and Aramark budgets.

Qualifications:
Candidate should have at least 5-7 years experience at a District Manager level or equivalent, with P&L responsibility
Experience in analyzing markets and customer needs to develop innovative strategies leading to increased sales
Must be able to create systems and processes to manage remotely
Excellent client and communication capabilities
Must be able to deal with senior levels within both Aramark and client organization
Excellent financial and business understanding a must.

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran