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Title Business Development Manager
City Oakland
State CA
Description

About Revolution Foods

Revolution Foods is igniting a healthy food revolution and believes that all children deserve access to healthy, wholesome food. We have revolutionized the school lunch line by providing healthy, affordable and fresh meals to hundreds of thousands of students every day and have served over 50 million meals, to date.

Founded in 2006, Revolution Foods serves fresh and healthy breakfast, lunch, snack, and supper meals to students in education programs nationwide, where two-thirds of these children are in low-income households. The meals are home–style and based on real food ingredients like whole grains and fresh fruits and vegetables. We never use high fructose corn syrup, artificial trans fats, preservatives or anything artificial.

Our thousands of community hired employees are dedicated to our mission; everyone pitches in where needed to make sure the kids we serve get high-quality, healthy meals delivered to their schools each day. Headquartered in Oakland, CA, Revolution Foods serves meals via local culinary centers to metro markets across the nation including California (Northern and Southern), Colorado, Houston (+San Antonio), Mid-Atlantic (D.C., VA, MD, DE), NY Metro Area (PA, NJ, NY, CT) and New Orleans; and we are expanding into new metro markets every year!

Job Description

The National Business Development Manager is a part-time position (estimated 20-30 hours/week) with responsibilities for research and analysis projects as assigned. The Biz Dev Manager will report to the Vice President of Sales, and is charged with providing support for a national team of regional Directors of Business Development.

Responsibilities

The National Business Development Manager will have responsibility to support Revolution Foods’ business development efforts through a myriad of functions including (but not limited to):

  • Prospecting –
    • Conduct research across the universe of leads, in alignment with channel and market goals to schedule qualified meetings for DBD including conducting pre- and post-conference outreach with targeted outreach and touch points
  • Market Research
    • Collect information about the marketplace needed to inform individual sales (e.g. upcoming RFP dates, specific platform interests/challenges, decision-makers) as well as overall strategy (e.g. perception of Rev Foods, new product requests, etc.)
  • Conferences
    • Support DBD in Brand Presence/Recognition - support Rev Foods’ goals of establishing the company as a partner and resource to leaders in school food by building short and long-term relationships by channel and region that support Rev Foods’ goals
  • Analysis
    • Running reports and analyzing Salesforce information including evaluating scope of opportunities available in region, pipeline cadence, etc.
Requirements

Qualities and Qualifications

  • Outstanding attention to detail, organizational skills and demonstrated success in working independently and/or remotely with ability to manage multiple tasks/deadlines.
  • Demonstrated success with sales and/or development including exceptional ability to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders in person, over the phone and via email
  • Demonstrated creativity, resourcefulness, and good judgment
  • Ability to work well with people (both in person and remotely) with different personalities and work styles, both within his/her team and among different teams.
  • Entrepreneurial minded, coupled with an energetic and positive spirit, flexibility, and a sense of humor
  • Exceptionally successful at managing small details accurately and brings solid analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Excel and familiarity with database systems a must.
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM is an advantage
  • Seeking candidates with 5-7 years of work experience.

Position will either be based in a candidate’s home office or in one of our existing Culinary Center offices around the country.

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