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Reference Code RM808TSR
Job Title Technical Sales / Account Executive - Nutritional Ingredients
Location Los Angeles CA area
Salary $70-105K base salary plus bonus
Position Filled No
Job Description Our client is a producer of value added ingredients used by manufacturers of nutritional products and specialty foods and beverages. We are looking to hire an entrepreneurial, enthusiastic, intelligent, and motivated salesperson who lives in Florida or is able to relocate there in the near future. Relocation assistance provided by the employer as needed. This is an opportunity for someone who loves working directly with customers. Responsibilities: • Work directly with customers on product development as well as the commercialization of market-ready products. (i.e. dietary supplements, shakes, sports drinks, elder nutrition, etc.) • Travel to meet one-on-one with customers. Make technical sales presentations to show the effectiveness of our ingredients, answer questions about the ingredients, and close sales deals. • Act as the technical support contact for customers and resolve issues and complaints as they arise • Follow up on sales leads, make cold calls, plan and schedule sales calls 2 to 4 weeks in advance, drive with the territory to meet with clients. Travel estimated to be around 30-40%. Qualifications: • Required: 4 year college degree • Desired: a concentration in Food Science, Chemistry, or other natural science • Must have 3 to 5 years experience in B2B ingredient sales. Additional experience in regulatory, food safety, product development, or marketing will be considered a plus. • Prior experience selling products such as minerals, vitamins, amino acids, and nutritional ingredients is desired. • Must have an outgoing and engaging personality. Must enjoy talking with people and being a trusted advisor in the product development process. • Must be willing and able to travel a few days each week to visit with customers Company offers a competitive base salary, performance bonuses, and top notch benefits. If you are interested and qualified, please apply today!!