Primal Pet Foods Territory Manager: New England & Eastern Canada
Job Description: Increase retail availability, awareness, recommendation and consumption of Primal Pet Foods products in your assigned territory.
Develop a strong network of relationships with retailers, distributor personnel and influencers so you can maximize your impact and remain plugged into everything that's happening in your market.
Open new retail accounts.
Expand assortment of Primal Pet Foods available at existing accounts.
Train existing and new retail accounts on the features and benefits of Primal Pet Foods products and how to recommend them to consumers. Identify and train at least one retail associate per location to be in store "expert" on the brand.
Leverage distributor resources including sales personnel to increase your influence in the market and execute effective placement or trial driving promotions.
Help insure sufficient distributor inventory levels are in place and confirm retailer satisfaction with distribution network.
Develop a network of Primal Pet Food consumers willing to work retailer and community events, converting shoppers and pet parents to the brand. (Demo team)
Identify the best retailer and community events to attend and or support with demo team.
Manage available resources effectively to deliver maximum results.
Sales Experience - Pet or Natural Foods preferred but not required.
Goal oriented with a track record of success.
Strong Communication Skills - Written, Oral & Presentation.
Basic Computer Skills - Outlook, Excel, Word.
Willingness to Travel - up to 70% based on location (25% Canada).