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Agriculture Director of Food Service Sales in Des Moines, IA

Loffredo Gardens, Inc.
Base Salary Yes (amount not posted)
Qualifications Years In Sales
Industry: Agriculture
Benefits: yes
Customer Size: all
Car Allowance: no
Sales Cycle: Short
Travel: none
Years Selling in Industry:
They Sell Farm Support
To Whom Agriculture
Location: Des Moines, IA

At Loffredo Fresh Foods, we strive to inspire healthier lifestyles and communities by collaborating with our team members, suppliers, and customers to deliver exceptional fresh food solutions. We are a family owned business with over 130 years in business providing our employees with a family culture. We have a commitment to our customers to provide excellent service and high quality goods. We put our customer first in everything that we do, and we govern ourselves with the values of teamwork, respect, integrity, innovation, engagement and accountability. Our forward thinking, risk taking, collaborative environment creates an exciting and engaging culture. We support new thoughts, and have created traditions that work.

We are currently seeking an energetic Director of Food Service Sales to join our thriving team. Working with the benefit of our stellar reputation in the industry, this role is geared for a strong, high energy Leader willing to think strategically, and is not satisfied with status quo. While we remain a family owned and operated company and maintain a familial culture, we have the added benefit of infrastructure of a larger organization. We have a passion for nutritious foods and healthy living that we fervently share.


· Ability to develop and execute quarterly sales plans/ budgets to achieve annual targets by expanding customer base and increasing gross profit per stop within the existing portfolio.

· Build and foster strong long lasting customer relationships by understanding our strengths and capacity to pair with our customer’s business needs and objectives.

· Effectively communicate the Loffredo Fresh Foods value proposition to clients and our sales team by a thorough understanding of our category specific landscape.

· Take lead on maintaining relationships with various professional organizations that support the foodservice industry. Restaurant Associations, Gaming Associations, and School Associations.

· Forster and ensure Sales Teams commitment and practice to Loffredo Fresh Foods four core values.

· Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders and understanding contractual obligations with our regional and nationally managed partners.

· Develop mastery of the Fresh Tech CRM and manage adherence to associated Key Performance Indicators.

· Exceptional ability to communicate, and influence all levels of a client’s organization including C Suite and other executive levels thru presentations and business reviews.

· Communicate, execute, and maintain Loffredo Fresh Foods sales team accountability to our Sales and Relationship process.

· Capacity to control and manage behaviors dictated by established CRM metrics.

· Travel to branches as needed to maintain familiarity and connectivity to team and respective markets and various national meetings would necessitate overnight travel. Approximately 1-4 nights per month.

· Show leadership by clearly setting expectations and motivating their team to excel.

· Lead new employee training and ongoing sales skill development by utilizing components of the Sandler Sales Process.


  • Proven sales executive experience within the foodservice distribution industry
  • Five years in a successful lead/management sales role preferred
  • Bachelors of Science, or Bachelors of Arts degree from an accredited institution preferred
  • A valid driver’s license with no restrictions, or any serious violations that could put Loffredo Fresh Foods in jeopardy.

Direct Reports

Sales Managers/ Sr. Sales Representative; Des Moines Sales

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $105,000.00 - $125,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Des Moines, IA 50321: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

Loffredo Gardens, Inc.
Company Size
201 to 500 Employees
They Sell
Farm Support
To Whom
$100 to $500 million (USD)

Loffredo Gardens, Inc. is currently hiring for 1 sales position
Loffredo Gardens, Inc. has openings in: IA
The average salary at Loffredo Gardens, Inc. is:

1 Yes (amount not posted)

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Loffredo Gardens, Inc. is currently hiring for 1 sales position
Loffredo Gardens, Inc. has openings in: IA
The average salary at Loffredo Gardens, Inc. is:

1 Yes (amount not posted)