Sales Lead

Black Sheep Foods

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Sales
  • Post Date: 05/27/2021
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About Black Sheep Foods

Producer of plant-based lamb intended to provide an environmentally sustainable alternative to animal meat. The company's products are a plant-based alternative to ground lamb and are made using analytical chemistry from soy protein, coconut oil and natural flavors, enabling consumers to reduce their carbon footprint by opting for lamb alternative which is cheap and tastes the same.

Job Description

Black Sheep Foods is seeking a talented sales associate who will be a crucial part of the team during launch and this exciting period of growth. We’re looking for a mission-driven individual experienced with sales outreach and proven success in exceeding revenue targets. To succeed in this role, this individual will generate new business and build long-lasting relationships with restaurants, foodservice, distributors, and other sales channels.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading Black Sheep Foods’ sales team and establishing our sales strategy

  • Creating and strengthening sales channels and relationships across multiple geographies

  • Pursuing, developing, and closing new accounts to achieve sales goals and quotas

  • Managing and building the sales team by recruiting and developing top sales talent

  • Partnering with Marketing and Operations to maximize revenue acquisition, retention, and growth and to manage restaurant training, communications, and sales support

  • Reporting regularly on sales performance and analytics and making smart planning and projections for future growth

  • Creating presentations, case studies, and other sales materials to present competitive offerings to prospective partners


  • 5+ years experience in building, developing, and running sales strategy and operations, preferably in a start-up environment

  • Experience with opportunity management and pipeline

  • Strong understanding of sales processes and how they are enabled through CRM tools

  • Proven success in exceeding revenue targets

  • Ability to utilize data and metrics to assess current operations and make analytical recommendations for improvement

  • Ability to train, inspire, and mentor sales associates to succeed

  • Collaborative and willing to work cross-functionally

  • Experience working in tech, food & beverage, e-commerce a plus

  • Network of potential prospects or partners a plus


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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.