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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 was founded by Robert Jakobi (Metcalfe’s Skinny, Cyc Fitness), Kunal Kohli (Tearrific, Wink, Itsu) and Zach Bluemer (Sambazon, Vita Coco). Based in Union Square, NYC, the brand aims to revolutionize the soup category by creating “better for you” bouillon cubes, ready to eat soups and other healthy products.