We are looking for a sales and marketing professional with exceptional management skills and experience in the retail industry. Reporting to the Director of Retail Programs, the successful candidate will represent the Wisconsin dairy industry and WMMB in the retail marketplace and plan, develop and implement retail promotional programs. This includes on-site training, managing market promotions and market-level Wisconsin Cheese events. It is an excellent opportunity to belong to an innovative organization in a growing industry.
Qualified candidates must have at least five years of proven retail sales success and a demonstrated ability to develop and implement program strategies at a regional level. Knowledge of and experience in retail deli/perishable section sales, logistics and operations is required. Cheese company and/or retail cheese industry experience is preferred.
Position requires professional, well-developed communication skills to effectively communicate with retailers and manufacturers/marketers and speak confidently in front of groups. Analytical, organizational and computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products is absolutely necessary. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Marketing is required. Must be willing to travel extensively, 75%+ of time.
Additional Salary Information: This position will be located in a home office in the Northeast Region of the United States (no relocation allowance). Compensation consists of a competitive salary and benefits package that includes a company-funded 401k retirement plan.
WMMB is an equal opportunity employer. Further information on this position can be found on the WMMB website www.wmmb.com/who-we-are/jobs