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Mike's Hot Honey started with a passion for creating and sharing the perfect fusion of two of nature's most wonderful flavors: honey and chili peppers. We've come a long way since the early days, but we're still putting the same care into every bottle. If you think you'd be a great addition to our team, please get in touch.

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Foodservice Account Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Foodservice Account Manager will join our team of foodservice salespeople, which functions with a strong team mentality and collaborative environment. Responsibilities of this function include lead generation and new business development, customer relationship management, and representing the brand in various meetings, sales, and promotional settings. The right candidate should be an outgoing people-person, passionate about good food, have a strong team mentality and be highly motivated by sales results. The Account Manager will report directly to the VP of Foodservice Sales and Customer Marketing.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Represent Mike’s Hot Honey in sales meetings and customer visits
    • Engage with customers through visits, emails, and phone calls, some planned and some impromptu
    • Build relationships with operators/chefs and distributor partners
  • New business acquisition, including independent pizzerias and medium-sized chains
    • Includes research, outreach, presentations, meetings, and coordination of ordering/distribution to service the business.
  • Management of distributor relationships in the identified region and/or account list
    • Attend food shows and meetings, set up promotions and new items, and work with the distributor sales reps to grow Mike’s Hot Honey business.
    • Lead internal and external partners, including brokers, to support the business in a way that’s efficient and delivers results.
  • Attending national food shows and conferences along with other team members
    • Includes booth set-up, sampling, lead collection, follow-up, etc.
  • Approximately 25-30% domestic travel, including days in the field in the local market (depending on location).


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES PREFERRED

  • Ability to work as a team and have open discussion with peers without being defensive, Able to roll with the punches
  • Out-going and able to connect with and engage customers and leads
  • Self-motivated with ability to embrace change and deliver results
  • Hands on, entrepreneurial mindset, positive, growth oriented, good judgment, Ability to get things done, at times with limited resources and tight timelines
  • Integrity, credibility and honesty are a must


REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years sales experience, with F&B/FDSV preferred
  • Passionate about food and customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication


WORKING CONDITIONS

  • This position is remote/work-from-home with travel as needed.
  • Approximately 30% domestic travel is anticipated.
  • This role reports directly to the VP of Foodservice for Mike’s Hot Honey.


The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

For qualified and interested candidates, please send your resume to kenny@mikeshothoney.com

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