Account Manager

Full Time
Jefferson, GA
Posted 5 months ago

If you believe that natural, clean label ingredients for food safety and taste enhancement are the future – then you must talk to us about our current opportunity.  

Are you a self-motivated and results-oriented individual with a passion for healthy food? Are you someone who builds strong relationships by providing customers with high-quality products and exceptional service? Take your sales experience and help manage and grow accounts by delivering natural food solutions that meet the highest standards of taste, nutrition, and sustainability. Enjoy excellent benefits, on-going training and having the support of a responsive team. Base and Bonus commensurate with experience.

Shape the future of the food industry and be a part of a company that values food safety and quality enhancing solutions that are simple, clean, and safe.

WTI, a natural ingredients and family-owned company, is seeking a remote Account Manager to join our team in our Midwest territory (Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, and Ohio). This is a pivotal role for maintaining and expanding our business within your designated territory and where you will be responsible for managing existing accounts, developing client relationships, and prospecting for new business opportunities.

If you have sales experience in the Food Ingredients, Food Manufacturing or Food Science industries, this is a career you should explore! A bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Business, Marketing, or a related field and or previous experience working in a remote position is required. 

When you join the WTI team, you will enjoy:

  • Competitive Compensation: Base Salary: $110,000 – $130,000 a year based on experience – with commission.
  • Excellent Benefits: including Medical, Dental, 401K, Life, Disability, Vacation, and Monthly Allowance for a Car, Computer, and Phone.
  • On-Going Training: We invest in our employees’ success through comprehensive training programs. We recognize that your growth is vital to our continued success, so we provide ongoing opportunities to develop your skills and expand your knowledge in the food industry and provide you with the tools and resources you need to excel.
  • Collaborative and Supportive Team Environment: Working in an environment that values responsive and supportive teamwork fosters a sense of belonging and collaboration. When everyone is committed to achieving the same high standards, it creates a culture of excellence and mutual support. This environment can boost morale, enhance job satisfaction, and promote personal and professional growth.
  • Advancement Opportunities: We’re committed to helping you reach your full potential and achieve your professional goals. As you demonstrate your skills and dedication, doors will open for you to explore new roles and take on increased responsibilities within our organization.
  • Pride and Satisfaction: Working with the best quality food products allows you to take pride in your work. Knowing that you are contributing to the production of superior food items brings a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment. It’s gratifying to be part of a team that consistently delivers exceptional products to customers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Account Management: Manage and grow existing accounts by building strong relationships with customers, understanding their needs, and providing exceptional customer service.
  • Business Development: Proactively identify and pursue new business opportunities within the assigned territory, including prospecting, lead generation, and conducting sales presentations.
  • Territory Management: Develop and implement strategic plans to maximize sales growth and market penetration in your territory, leveraging market research and analysis.
  • CRM Utilization: Effectively utilize a CRM system to track and manage customer interactions, opportunities, and projects, ensuring accurate and up-to-date information.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including business development, product development, and customer care, to ensure a cohesive and successful customer experience.
  • Market Knowledge: Stay informed about industry trends, competitive landscape, and regulatory developments related to functional food ingredients, sharing insights with internal teams and customers.

About the Company: WTI, a privately owned company in Jefferson, GA, is a leading functional food ingredient company focusing on food safety and quality enhancing solutions that are simple, clean, and safe. WTI was a pioneer in this space; our founder saw the need before everyone else. We are committed to delivering exceptional products and services to our customers, ensuring their success and satisfaction.

Job Type:   Full-time

Pay:   $110,000.00 – $130,000.00 per year

Supplemental pay types:  Bonus pay

Work Location:   Remote

If you have the experience and you are interested, please send your information to wdavis@wtiinc.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.