Business Development Manager in Columbus OH

Epi Breads
Business Development Manager
Job ID: 
Columbus OH
Not Specified
Job Types:
Business Development, National Sales Management, Regional Management
Employment Type:
Full Time

Reporting to the VP of Sales, the Business Development Manager (BDM) role focuses on achieving gross margin and revenue targets in both retail and food service accounts for an assigned group of customers. Build and maintain strong relationships with key accounts to fulfill Epi Breads goal of securing “profitable customers for life”. Ideally, this candidate would be located in the Midwest, Chicago or Columbus, OH area and requires extensive travel.

  • Assure the achievement of assigned sales objectives by developing and executing specific sales plans and strategies in support of the company strategic plan.
  • Assure a high level of satisfaction with Epi products and service is achieved with all assigned customers. This will require close work with R&D and Production.
  • Assure the accomplishment of planned increases in the sales of the company&##39;s products by converting a specific number of potential customers into purchasers and working diligently to capture business from competitors in all product areas.
  • Ensure the company&##39;s product development and promotional plans are understood and implemented at all levels to give the optimum level of impact in sales growth.
  • Contribute to the development of marketing plans and product improvements by communicating customer feedback to help maintain the company&##39;s position in the market.


The ideal candidate will be creative, positive, highly motivated, and have a service mindset.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent level of experience.
  • Minimum 5-6 years of Sales experience required in food retail or foodservice industries ideally both.
  • Experience in baking industry is a PLUS
  • The position requires the ability to travel a minimum of 6 days per month outside of home location
  • Prefer candidate to be located in the Midwest (Chicago, IL; Columbus, OH)
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