Id : 64616
Category : Sales and Marketing
Location/City : AB – Calgary
Region : Calgary Area
Job Type : Permanent
Recruiter Name : Kevin Pedersen

Please submit your resume directly to Kevin Pedersen via email at
The Opportunity

Recipe for Success:

  • One-part Food Scientist.
  • One-part Professional Account Manager, blend equally with ‘hunter’.
  • Mix with customers. Add passion, insight and self-motivation.
  • Serve immediately.

Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Develop the organic and natural food ingredients business by sourcing new customers.
  • Secure introduction meetings with clients through cold-calling.
  • Grow existing customer business through developing new applications and expanding usage.
  • Develop expertise in food ingredients and additives, do research when required.
  • Grow profitability through value-added solutions, develop strategies to increase overall margins.
  • Work with client’s technical staff, act as liaison between external and internal technical expertise.
  • Develop territory management plans, manage supply channels.
  • Make technical presentations to clients as required, answer queries and troubleshoot as needed.
  • Move prospects through the sales cycle to successfully close business.
  • Maintain CRM and required administrative duties.
  • Stay up to date on product developments, new applications, etc.
  • Attend trade events, monitor competitive activity, stay on top of trends in the industry.
  • Required Skills and Qualifications

    • University or College degree, Food Science or related.
    • Five years minimum industry experience.
    • Proven ability to source and develop customers.
    • This role will require a high level of time management and organization.
    • Travel throughout Western Canada will be required, a clean driving record is a must.
    • Applicants must be able to travel to the U.S. if needed.
    • Previous experience using CRM and familiarity with M/S office products.
    • A company vehicle, laptop and expense budget are provided.
    • Individuals must be able to operate from a home-based office.
    • This role can be done from Vancouver, Edmonton or Calgary.

    Compensation and Benefits

    • A comprehensive benefit package will be provided.

    Please quote Job Reference #64616


    Please submit your resume directly to Kevin Pedersen via email at
    Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. We have over 40 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.
    Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from

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