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Acosta Manager, Field Account III in Halifax, Nova Scotia


Field Account Manager (Foodservice) – Atlantic provinces

Core Foodservice is a leading sales and marketing agency within the Food Away from Home industry. We are the trusted provider of innovative, quality solutions achieving meaningful growth for our customers, our employees and our company.

Our mission is to demonstrate innovation and growth for our employees, principals and clients by transforming products and services into practical leading edge business solutions that are founded in a culture of education, collaboration and celebration

We are continuing to grow and expand our business, and as a result we require a full time

Account Manager in Halifax, Nova Scotia . If you are a highly motivated, top notch individual with a proven track record of sales results, then we’d like to speak with you.

Job Purpose and Description

  • To identify, assess and develop opportunities within new or established accounts within the Atlantic provinces.

  • To manage and develop your defined territory as a business owner. Infused with an entrepreneurial approach and guided with a strict discipline ensuring corporate objectives and return on investments are achieved.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Ensure client key strategies and objectives are infused into annual plans for top operator accounts and distributors

  • Prepare a gap analysis by client. Identify gaps and work with Business Development Manager to finalize strategies/tactics and develop opportunities.

  • Ongoing review of territory and plan for future business opportunities

Business Development

  • Achieve/overachieve each client sales budget with top accounts and where applicable, distributor/direct accounts

  • Continually evaluate and scrutinize accounts managed and targeted for development. Ensure accounts have long term potential with multiple client applications

  • Identify both traditional and non-traditional product/category/channel applications within existing and prospective accounts

  • Achieve/overachieve annual Sales Incentive Plan targets and Short-Term Initiatives for each client

  • Utilize and master KPI’s for role to ensure best practices are developed and KPI’s are achieved each month/quarter

  • Where applicable ensure an appropriate return on investment for trade or operator fund spending. Assess opportunities against alignment to client branding/category management strategies

  • Attends all customer partner trade shows, distributor and key operator events


  • Ensure all sales call and account details are entered into CRM by the end of each business day

  • Ensure expense record management and reports are complete, current and submitted according to schedule

  • Prepare any additional reports, assessments etc. as per Business Development Manager requests



  • Strong business development, planning and prioritization skill sets

  • Articulate written and verbal communication skills

  • 10+ years of experience within traditional and non-traditional Canadian Food Away from Home Industry managing operator territory and direct/distributor accounts.

  • Ability to manage a geographical territory where multiple priorities exist per account

  • Effective and current Microsoft Office skills especially within Excel and Outlook Calendar

Core Competencies:

  • Decision Quality - Drive for Results

  • Managing and Measuring Work - Negotiating

  • Planning - Self-Knowledge

We are committed to attracting and developing people with exceptional character and ability, who demonstrate high performance and potential. We offer a great benefits package and provide an environment which allows the attainment of both personal and career goals.

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Work State CA-NS-Halifax

Job ID 2021-198879

Work City Halifax

PCN Sourcing req

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip B3H 0A2

Starting average hours per week 37.5 +

Category Corporate Jobs