United States
1 month ago
The position’s main objective is to help to enhance JB Cocoa’s cocoa powder market share in the U.S./CAN ­ Responsible for targeting and developing new sales accounts. Travel necessary. ­ Servicing existing accounts ­ Sending quotes and RFPs as needs ­ Identify and attending tradeshows geared towards new business leads. ­ Identify new business opportunities and work on new leads generation. In addition to assisting with existing accounts, candidate must have his/her own list of prospects. ­ Responsible for sending powder samples to customers and complete follow up. ­ Update sample sent database and record sample status ­ Assist sales & marketing director with special projects and events ­ Send weekly report on customer development ­ Handle customers requests and complaints (after sales service) Required Skills and Experience ­ 1 to 3 years of experience in cocoa powder sales in North America. ­ Food Science/Technology study background ­ SAP knowledge is required ­ The position requires the candidate to be proactive, be able to source new business leads independently. ­ Be able to work well as a team, have excellent organizational and communication skills. ­ BS/BA degree in Business Admin/Marketing is required. Why Candidate should apply this position ­ Working from home ­ Public holiday (follow Chicago region), annual leave 5 days ­ 401k plan can be discussed after probation period ­ 3 months Prefer if candidate have ­ Technical knowledge on cocoa powder a plus. Reporting to Director of Sales­Marketing Interviewing Process 1st: Interview with hiring manager, 2nd: Interview with HR Company About1st: Interview with hiring manager, 2nd: Interview with HR Company About JB Cocoa is the brand of premium cocoa ingredient products by JB Foods Limited, the public­listed Group on the Singapore Exchange (SGX:BEW). Established since the 2000s, JB Cocoa has grown to be one of the major cocoa ingredient producers in the world. Our products, namely cocoa mass, cocoa butter and cocoa powder, are used to produce chocolate, chocolate confectionary as well as cocoa­related food and beverages. Known for our quality and service, JB Cocoa’s plants are state­of­the­art, utilising the latest technology in cocoa processing and designed to be energy efficient. We are committed to sustainable cocoa sourcing and manufacturing, and is the process of constructing a new plant in Côte d’Ivoire that is expected to be ready end 2024. From our beginning in Asia, JB Cocoa’s global operations span the Americas, Europe and Africa, with presence in more than 65 countries, and a total cocoa bean processing capacity of 180,000 metric tonnes per year. JB Cocoa’s worldwide customers range from international trade houses to end users. Company Address US Company Website