Director of Sales, LATAM

  • Beyond Meat
  • Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
  • Feb 12, 2022
Business Development Sales

Job Description

COMPANY DESCRIPTIONAt Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.The Sales Director LATAM will be responsible for building and managing the sales of Beyond products in the Latin America market. This role directly reports into the VP, Sales, ROW and will work on implementing high level growth initiatives and strategies across the LATAM markets. The role requires a broad understanding of LATAM sales, strategic planning, negotiation, and business development.

Responsibilities

  • Own and develop Foodservice and Retail sales channels for Beyond in LATAM markets
  • Work with Sales Broker to identify and lead the development of new business opportunities that improve product mix and consumer exposure in LATAM markets
  • Lead and have accountability for forecasting and business planning activities that establish budget, volume, and profit targets
  • Serve as strategic partner to customer stakeholders with a focus on elevating our presence and maintaining a keen eye on growth opportunities across the different sales categories and geographies

Qualifications

  • 8 years of sales experience including sales team management and experience with strategic accounts, food service and mass retailers
  • Have experience in a top-tier consumer products and/or food and beverage company
  • Demonstrate strong financial acumen, understanding relationships between volume and profit.
  • Demonstrate ability to lead in an entrepreneurial setting.
  • Have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Are adept at managing multiple priorities across the customer landscape.
  • Ability to travel 25%+

Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.Please note that Beyond Meat has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. All U.S. employees who (a) physically enter a Beyond Meat facility in the United States, (b) represent Beyond Meat at work-related events, including but not limited to trade shows and product demonstrations, or (c) physically enter customer or potential customer sites in connection with their work for Beyond Meat must take all necessary steps to be Fully Vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.

Organization Type

Company

Organization Size

51-100

Sectors

Food & Agriculture

Drawdown solutions

Plant-Rich Diets