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Sales & Business Development Manager: NY Metro

Posted by Bou on 28 Jun 2017 | Share

Job basics

  • Location: New York City, New York 10003
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Supplier
  • Categories: Sales
  • Foods: Sauces, Seasonings, and Cooking Enhancers
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: General Manager
  • # of Direct Reports: 0
Job Description

What will the role involve?

  • Work with Sales, Marketing and Management teams to implement programs in numerous channels of business (grocery, convenience, online)

  • Manage existing customers and help grow their BOU business

    • Develop sales and marketing plans in accordance with budget

    • Familiarity with chain direct and DSD distribution models

  • Manage retail and DSD partners (in store audits, route rides, management reviews and analysis)

    • UNFI, Wakefern, Kehe, Bozzuto’s, broker network, Dora’s Naturals (ex)

    • Fairway, NY Grocery Chains, Ahold, Whole Foods, Fresh Direct

  • Contribute to category, new product development (NPD) and market research initiatives

What can BOU Brands offer?

  • The opportunity to join one of the USA’s fastest growing healthy Food & Beverage brands

  • A chance to build an exciting, long term career with BOU Brands, with exposure to many areas of the business

  • High level responsibilities and experience for someone with relatively little experience

  • The opportunity to make a tangible difference in an exciting business and industry on a day to day basis

  • Compensation and benefits: in line with industry and experience

  • Added benefit: performance based equity
Job Requirements

Desirable Traits:   

  • highly organized & responsible

  • likes juggling numerous projects

  • good attention to detail

  • passionate about food and health

  • energetic, fun and outgoing

  • lives in NYC

  • CPG/FMCG  sales and business development experience

  • Familiar with and enjoys a startup business environment and mindset

  • Played competitive sports

What do you need to be able to offer?

  • The energy and self-motivation to work within a rapidly growing business that is constantly evolving

  • Excellent communication and organization skills – you will be expected to lead on the implementation of sales & marketing strategy

  • Provide an open-minded approach to your role, always looking for ways to improve

  • A flexible, can-do, friendly attitude with the willingness to work closely with others within a small team

  • A knack for problem solving and innovating

  • Relationships and best practices from previous CPG/FMCG experience (Wakefern, UNFI, DSD,  Kehe,

about Bou

BOU Brands is innovating the stale yet commonly used category of cooking ingredients.  With the launch of its first product range - the better for you bouillon cube, BOU has secured national placement with Whole Foods and several other major retailers.  The company, in partnership with its manufacturer, has a proprietary process that allows it to make any cooking ingredient into a cube format.  BOU's second product range was the first ever gravy cube to hit the market. BOU's cubes offer consumers a healthier, convenient and portion controlled serving to make any restaurant-worthy dish.  The company is run by experienced industry professionals with successful ventures under their belt.  After launching into the market in May of 2017, BOU is now in over 1,000 locations nationwide and is growing at lightning speed.