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Commercial Sales Manager

Columbia SC
About the Company:

A developer, distributor, and source of innovative and premium quality ingredients to promote a healthier life. The company commercializes and distributes a prime selection of ingredients for the food and beverage, dietary supplement, and pet food industries. Their portfolio encompasses a broad range of botanical & tea extracts, fibers, fruits & vegetables, as well as plant-based solutions, sweeteners, flavors, and vitamins & minerals. Delivering much more beyond a classical supplier, working very closely with our partners in insightful collaborations to build reliable, long-term business opportunities.

About the Position:

Hiring for a Commercial Sales Manager, responsible for helping grow the business through sales by strengthening our existing customer base and building relationships with new customers. This role will also be responsible for helping the Director New Business Development lead, motivate, and train the Sales Account Management team. The CSM should have industry knowledge and be able to lead the team and develop business growth. This role is also up to 25% travel as needed. This is a salary based position with uncapped bonus potential.


• Associate or Bachelor’s in Food Science, Business, or similar field.
• 5+ years with lead generation and prospect management.
• Proven management experience leading sales teams.
• Directly related sales experience and expertise within commercial food product development co-manufacturing, grocery and/or perishable ingredients.