Vice President of Sales - Essentials

Frontier Natural Products Co-op - Remote2.8

Full-time
Overview
**When applying with Frontier Coop, it is not necessary to enter work history on application form if resume is uploaded.

SUMMARY

Plans and implements short and long range sales development programs targeted toward existing and new markets. Leads the sales team and partners cross-functionally to achieve annual sales objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES

Develop and implement sales strategies and customer plans.
Deliver annual objectives for growth.
Establish best practices to enable a high-performing sales team. Provide leadership, goals and support to maximize sales team effectiveness.
Establish highly effective relationships with key strategic partners and customers. Lead national broker relationship.
Plan, review and report sales performance.
Develop and manage sales operating budgets; lead sales input in forecasting.
Represent the voice of the customer and advocate for customer needs across the Co-op.
Reduce waste, recyecle products whenever possible and re-use resoures whenever practical.
Work safely at all times, follows safety rules and policies and participates in scheduled trainings.
Report injuries and near misses promptly and in required detailed format; proposes corrective action.
Other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages members of the sales team. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these individuals. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training staff members; planning, assigning, and directing duties and responsibilities; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining staff members; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Takes responsibility for safety within department and actively assesses hazards in their department and finds solutions to those hazards.

Reinforces a safety culture: leads by example, reminds employees to work safely, praises good behavior and safe practices, encourages suggestions, communicates consequences for unsafe acts, holds employees accountable, disciplines employees when warranted.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to travel 50% of the time.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in sales, marketing, business administration, or related field, from four-year college or university; and 10 or more years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret such items as highly detailed professional, scientific, and technical journals, and legal documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints from both inside and outside the company. Ability to write speeches, articles, or memos using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to such groups as top management, boards of directors, or the general public.

QUANTITATIVE SKILLS

Ability to comprehend the most complex financial principles. Ability to use a computer to create highly customized spreadsheets, charts and reports, and interpret data. Ability to analyze balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and the most detailed types of financial documents, and apply information to make long-term, strategic decisions.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Excellent communications, interpersonal and leadership skills.
Good analytical skills.
Ability to prioritize, delegate, and oversee multiple projects simultaneously.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel programs; familiarity with other business software.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

None required at this time.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and view a computer monitor or video display. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Home office option.