About Kerry A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about. About the role PURPOSE: This is a newly created position. The primary role is to achieve sales goals by developing opportunities with assigned and prospective accounts. TERRITORY: Primary focus will start with poultry and swine national sales accounts in the Central U.S. Region but may involve selected accounts anywhere in North America. There is some latitude related to where the candidate is located provided there is access to a major airport and within reasonable location to customer base. Key responsibilities CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS: Establish Kerry as a long-term supplier at national accounts by developing, maintaining and expanding strong customer working relationships at multiple levels and functions. Utilize both direct contact and relevant trade organization events to build relationships. SALES BUDGETS: Participate in development of annual sales budget targets for assigned accounts and takes appropriate actions to achieve targets. ACCOUNT MAINTENANCE: Ensure that appropriate resources and actions are recommended to address customer-based issues including competitive threats, product and service complaints and sales erosion. SALES GROWTH: Pursue and support long-term divisional growth through the development of overall strategies for assigned accounts. Identify and recommend new technologies and new market opportunities related to customer base. PROJECTS MANAGEMENT: Develop project opportunities and ensure communication flow between customer and relevant cross-functional areas. Qualifications and skills BSc or Masters degree in Animal Science, Animal Health, Animal Nutrition, Poultry Science or a closely related field Proven experience in technical sales to the Feed Industry Strong computer, written and verbal communication skills Requires 50-60% travel throughout the U.S Willing to travel by car and plane. Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Bonus/Commission: Yes
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