Sales Manager

$160,000 - $180,000 yearly

Job Category:Sales

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Remote

Location:N/A, Illinois  [Remote]

Job ID:132414

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Job Description

Lasalle Network is thrilled to be partnered with an up-and-coming natural ingredient distributor! Our client is focused on sustainability and is excited to bring their plant-based ingredients to the US market. They're seeking a Sales Manager to develop and maintain their US supplier portfolio. This opportunity offers ample room for growth and leadership exposure. 


Sales Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Execute market analysis, scan and search new customers, analyze and report on market trends and developments in the ingredient markets that will result in the timely availability of accurate market information 

  • Develop and maintain customers portfolio 

  • Analyze market levels and propose price levels to various suppliers, negotiate and finalize the contracts 

  • Track and maintain the contracts register and ensure execution of contracts in close coordination the suppliers and buyers 

  • Track the Profit and loss of the positions and debtors outstanding, ensure payments within agreed limits 

  • Weekly/ monthly reporting, position & sales, market reports, credit & health reports, contract updates 

  • Supplier and customer visits and updates on overall supply and demand situation to larger team 


Sales Manager Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferred 

  • Knowledge of food science and how it relates to product development and commercialization 

  • 5-6 years of working experience and proven success in a commercial/selling/ trading position in the ingredient, agricultural market 

  • Knowledge of the starch, sweeteners and/or vegetable proteins market is a strong plus 

  • Commercial awareness, understanding the numbers and delivering against KPI’s 

  • Experience in added value selling 

  • Excellent communications skills 

  • Analytical, practical and technical mindset 


If this role interests you, please apply today. We look forward to reviewing your application. 


Thank you, 

Allison Sachnoff 

Senior Project Manager 

LaSalle Network 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.