Ideal candidate will be based in Austin, TX or Chicago, IL
ABOUT BOULDER BRANDS:
Boulder Brands is the health and wellness business unit of Pinnacle Foods. Located in downtown Boulder, Colorado, Boulder Brands is committed to providing superior tasting, solution-driven products. The company’s health and wellness platform consists of brands that target specific consumer needs: the Gardein brand delivers frozen plant based protein for consumers looking for a healthy meat protein alternative; the Glutino® and Udi’s Gluten Free® brands for gluten-free diets; the Earth Balance® brand for plant-based diets; and EVOL foods for consumers seeking simple and pure ingredients.
At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.
The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.
We are not only the maker, marketer and distributor of branded food products that have been American favorites for decades but have now added some exiting new products such as Gardein, Udi’s, and EVOL to our portfolio which provides a strong presence in faster-growing health and wellness categories. We work to transform our brands with highly successful innovation to be more profitable for our customers and more enjoyable for our consumers.
If you are an individual who has a drive for results, thrives working on highly collaborative, cross-functional teams and demonstrates the agility to work in a lean, fast-paced environment then get to know us at www.pinnaclefoods.com/careers.
SCOPE OF POSITION:
The Director of Natural Sales is responsible for the functional management and leadership of all sales related activities for assigned Boulder/Natural brands/categories in key accounts located in the Central/Midwest US market(s). Estimated revenue for the region is $50M. Position requires strategic leadership, exceptional business management skills, trade management, budget tracking and delivering positive return on investments. Leads the analysis of customer sales and inventory data, design and implementation of effective marketing and promotional programs, develops business building relationships and interactions throughout all levels of the customer hierarchy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s Degree required;
MBA is preferred
30-40% travel annually