Acosta Sales & Marketing Vice President, General Manager in Lombard, Illinois


Directly responsible for the overall management of a high revenue branch.


  • Manage the day-to-day operational activities of the branch.

  • Directly supervise all Business Managers, Office Manager, and the Sales Manager for the branch. Administer Performance Agreement System on all Business Managers, Office Manager and the Sales Manager for the branch.

  • Oversee the overall profitability of the branch, ensuring that the branch’s financial goals are met and annual budgets are prepared.

  • Perform all salary administration for the branch.

  • Fill all staffing needs within the branch.

  • Oversee the management of the branch’s fleet of automobiles. Ensure that all vehicles are being properly maintained, review all car inspections and stay informed on the number of automobile accidents experienced by the branch.

  • Conduct Principal interviews to attract new business.

  • Ensure all company policies and procedures are consistently followed by the branch.

  • Perform special assignments for the company and/or branch as needed.

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Must have a proven track record in a sales capacity with a food broker or a major national 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 speak, hear and sit for long periods of time.

  • Must have good vision, dexterous use of both hands and be able to operate a calculator, Proxima, overhead projector, slid projector, 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

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Job ID 2019-158066

Work City Lombard

PCN 220888

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip 60148

Category Corporate Jobs