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VP of National Sales

Location: Chicago, IL

Department: Consolidated Concepts

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Company Overview

Consolidated Concepts is the industry leader in supporting multi-unit restaurants with a team of industry specialists, state of the art technology, market data and billions in buying power. Consolidated Concepts works with 175 of the top restaurant and entertainment companies in the country including Gibson’s Restaurant Group, Cooper’s Hawk, Wynn Resorts, Snap Kitchen, Bravo Brio, Lou Malnati’s and many others.

We all feel committed and passionate about our mission: to keep restaurants thriving by improving their productivity and working to improve the quality of their products at a better price. We grew organically and keep an entrepreneurial spirit, but also maintain a balance by working together as a team in a fun and fast-paced environment.

Summary

A pivotal role on the Consolidated Concepts team is with National Accounts. This professional must be able to provide solid industry credibility while focusing on identifying and closing mid-level foodservice restaurant chains. The candidate we seek must have a passion for the industry and the ability to travel. The National Accounts position requires a track record of accomplishments and a “Do What It Takes” Attitude.

Requirements

  • 10+ years work experience in restaurant foodservice organizations (i.e. Distribution, Operations, Marketing, Sales, Franchising, etc.).
  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time, based in Chicago or Boston.
  • Must have excellent organizational and follow up skills.
  • Ability to influence key decision makers and build relationships.
  • Record of accomplishment working with C level staffs.

Essential Duties     

  • Uses industry resources to identify potential clients
  • Establishes first contact with chain restaurant executives through email and phone call
  • Communicates regularly with business development team on progress of leads
  • Targets specific geographical areas based on impending travel
  • Sets up follow-up calls as needed
  • Tracks all activity in CRM

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Commission
  • 401K Incentive Savings Plan
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick Time and Holidays
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Casual, fun, and open environment work space
  • Office in the heart of River North Chicago

Consolidated Concepts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

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