Acosta Sales & Marketing Sales Director in Smyrna, Georgia


The Director of Sales will be directly responsible for the overall management of all client sales related activities for Acosta.


  • Manage the overall sales process. Oversee the hiring and development of the sales organization.

  • Directly supervise all Business Managers and Senior Business Managers. Monitor team members on selling and consultative techniques.

  • Deliver principals’ volume share and sales fundamentals (merchandising, assortment, pricing, and shelving) at the lowest possible cost.

  • Develop relationships with principals and customers.

  • Effectively use knowledge of customer, market and principals to successfully sell principals specific programs and initiatives as well as company objectives and initiatives. Involve marketing, technology and sales support as needed to accomplish objectives.

  • Work closely with the VP Customer and New Business Development to develop, establish, and direct channel and distribution strategies and programs.

  • Maintain key client relationships and develop and implement strategies for expanding the team’s client base.

  • Administer performance reviews and Success Factor goals for all direct reports.

  • Fill all Business Manager staffing needs


  • Must have a college degree and at least 10+ years in sales or marketing positions of successively increased responsibility with a sales and marketing agency or major national consumer packaged goods company.

  • Prior experience must demonstrate sales skills along with the ability to successfully manage and direct others.

  • This individual must demonstrate skills required to build team spirit and successfully motivate all Associates.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with others. Must be able to operate a calculator, computer, printer, fax machine, telephone and copier.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive a car.

  • Must be willing to travel.

  • Must be proficient in a variety of software packages used to support the sales function.

  • Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, presentation, negotiation, and sales skills.

  • Must have the ability to analyze sales and marketing information needed to make effective sales presentations.

  • Must possess a solid understanding of the fundamental principals of financial management and possess the ability to effectively monitor and control expenses.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate the sales philosophy and direction of the company to all Associates.

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2017-129062

Work City Smyrna

PCN 141694

Work State US-GA

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip 30082

Starting average hours per week ..

Category Corporate Jobs