Are you a sales-driven out of the box thinker looking to join a growing & innovative company? If so, we would love to hear from you!
We are looking for an Account Manager to join our team at our new one-of-a-kind indoor vertical farming facility in Guelph, Ontario. This is a newly created position offering the successful candidate a diverse range of experience in hands on sales, account management, and customer relations.
GoodLeaf Farms has a brand-new 45,000 square foot state of the art facility in the Guelph, Ontario area. This position will be based out of this location and will provide an exciting opportunity for someone that is ambitious, hard working and eager to join a growing organization. GoodLeaf Farms wants to set the highest possible standards for all current and future hires by providing company pride and sense of ownership to every role in the organization.
Ethically growing simple produce that inspires healthy lifestyles.
Sustainably growing environmentally conscious agricultural practices.
Innovatively growing food security one community at a time.
Establish and manage the relationships between GoodLeaf and its retail partners, ensuring sales and service targets are met, while operating in a customer focused and professional manner;
Lead point of contact for all matters specific to their designated customer accounts;
Manage accounts, including contract negotiation and agreements to maximize profits;
Build and maintain strong customer relationships, taking on a trusted advisor role;
Manage customer requests, addressing complaints or concerns in a timely manner;
Prepare sales reports, forecasts, and track key account metrics and status;
Communicate monthly/ quarterly sales initiatives to stakeholders;
Identify new business opportunities among existing customers
Actively seek new sales opportunities;
Assist with promotional campaigns and merchandising;
Move product to ensure weekly product allotment is fully sold;
Identify customer needs and promote appropriate products;
Create business development strategy in partnership with the leadership team;
Conduct research within industry to identify new market opportunities and make recommendations;
Work cross functionally to solve challenges and improve the customer experience;
Occasional travel required
As an ideal candidate, you will have the following skills and qualifications:
Minimum two (2) years experience in a food sales/ account management role
Previous experience in the food processing/ manufacturing or food service industry
Degree or diploma in business administration or marketing. Candidates with an agriculture
background that have an interest in sales will also be considered;
Strong customer service, problem-solving, and negotiation skills;
Creative with the ability to think outside the box;
Self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision;
- Experience working with a sales/ERP/CRM software considered strong assets
We pride ourselves in having a great team, who understands the importance of locally produced food and growing a great product.
Want to join us? Candidates are asked to submit their resumes via email to email@example.com
GoodLeaf is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.