Fresh Seafood Marketing Manager

Centennial Foodservice - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Centennial Foodservice is Western Canada’s leading Seafood, Poultry and Premium Meats Foodservice and Distribution Company. We are seeking a highly organized and positive individual to join the team as our Fresh Seafood Marketing Manager.

Reporting to the Director of Sales and Marketing with accountability to the C2C Premium Seafood Managers, the Fresh Seafood Marketing Manager will be accountable for the overall growth of fresh seafood. This will be achieved through leading the Branch Sales Teams in driving growth in fresh seafood sales at targeted margin levels. Duties and responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Continuous training and updating Sales Representatives regarding Fresh Seafood and new products
  • Work with and co-ordinate with the C2C production facility to understand business cycles and availability
  • Regular presentations at Branch Sales meetings
  • Work with Sales Representatives to make sales presentations to customers
  • Track market prices for our higher volume products and ensure we are pricing in the market
  • Promote portion programs with Reps and their customers
  • Assist Business Development Reps in area and meet with their customers
  • Assist Retail Sales Reps and co-ordinate with the Retail Leader
  • Lead change and be a Fresh Seafood Champion
  • Work with all sales channels (Food Service, Retail, Business Development)
  • Develop and provide reports on fresh seafood sales for all sales channels
  • Work closely with the Frozen Seafood Business Development Manager

Qualifications

  • Must have an in-depth knowledge and be passionate about fresh seafood
  • Strong leadership, teaching/coaching and organization skills
  • Strong knowledge of Excel/PowerPoint considered an asset
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, customers, colleagues and staff
  • 3 to 5 years in the Seafood Industry
  • 3 to 5 years of progressive sales experience
  • Be relentless in leading fresh seafood sales
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

We thank all who respond in advance, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Seafood Sales: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Related Industry: 4 years (Preferred)