Area Sales Representative, C-Stores

Johnsonville Sausage LLC Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 2 months ago

Johnsonville products can be found all around the world, including your corner convenience store -whether it's a premium brat or craveable hand-held sandwich for a delicious meal on the run. Our C-store sales members work closely with convenience store customers to drive sales growth and revenue. You'll add some "Bratitude" to the days of our busy consumers.

Johnsonville Job Posting

Area Sales Representative - East Central US

Position Overview:

America's finest sausage makers are looking for someone to help us grow our business in the Convenience Store channel. As we strive for Johnsonville sausage ubiquity, we're looking for a high flyer with experience in the channel to open and expand our business with mid-tier retailers (Blarney Castle, Corrigan Oil, Campbell Oil & J&H Stores, just to name a few), develop our distributor network (Eby-Brown, SAS, Lipari, HT Hackney, McLane, etc.), and support our Top 100 retailers. Our team has been wildly successful over the past 5 years, and this new position was created to support this growth. The Member we select will have a very important role on our team and will also have a significant opportunity for personal and professional growth.


  • Develop relationships with your accounts at the category manager level and above

  • Create partnerships and opportunities to grow the business with mid-tier retailers, distributors and some top 100 accounts

  • Deliver results that support the annual team and individual KPI's

  • Effectively manage a broker network to deliver annual growth objectives

  • Update the organization on your progress, by effectively supporting the customer management tools (KPI's, C4C, Smartsheet, Customer Opportunities etc.) required for yourself and brokers

  • Build compelling sales presentations, with support of your Coach and Marketing team, to educate our customers on Foodservice market trends, insights, and the changing customer landscape

  • Enhance your customer relationships, and an industry presence, by participating in National and Regional trade shows, sales meetings, and conferences

  • Execute HICS (Highest Impact on Customer Success) with your customers to gain a deeper understanding of their business, and support their objectives and initiatives leading to increased sales and profitability.

  • Take ownership of your business, and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing or related field required

Experience Required:

  • At least two (2) years of Convenience Store sales experience is essential. Previous experience in Convenience Foodservice sales would be a bonus.

Other Requirements:

  • Must be willing and able to travel 50-60% of the time within your Region

  • Territory Includes: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio

Coach: Region Coach, (We don't have bosses at Johnsonville. We have Coaches. They're here to help you develop your talents)

Location: Any major city within the region with airport accessibility (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio)

Member Status: Full Time, Salaried (At Johnsonville, you are not an employee, you are a member.)

About our Company:

Since 1945, our family-owned band of sausage-makers has invented better ways to make, eat and prepare crave-able sausage. Today, we are 2,000 Members strong. We sell our famous sausage in all 50 United States and more than 40 countries. We have a culture built on the idea that if we make developing your talents our top priority, great business results will follow naturally. We call it The Johnsonville Way. It has been our secret sauce for decades, and we hope you get to experience it for yourself!

How to Apply: Apply at

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/Disability.

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/Disability

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

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Area Sales Representative, C-Stores

Johnsonville Sausage LLC