Sales Account Executive

at Performance Food Group in Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Job Title:

Sales Account Executive


Vistar-Illinois (1005)

Job Description:

We Deliver the Goods:

+ Competitive pay and benefits, including Health & Wellness Benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, RRSP, Paid Direct Drug Card, & Scholarship Opportunities for children of associates, Paid Time Off, and much more

+ Growth opportunities performing essential work to support North America’s food distribution system

+ Safe and inclusive working environment, including culture of rewards, recognition, and respect

Position Purpose:

As the Sales Account Manager, you report to the Division Sales Director and will be responsible for hiring, training and managing the Sales Account Consulting team. Leading this team driving strategic same store sales growth through educating customers on category management opportunities and business solutions. A successful candidate will have effectively demonstrated the ability to lead a team of selling consultants achieving customer and sales growth objectives.

Primary Responsibilities:

+ Growing Division same store sales growth to meet targeted plans.

+ Maintaining current knowledge of all selling technology and enterprise strategies and applying them to daily use with the Sales Account Consulting Team.

+ Reviewing and preparing performance reporting.

+ Participating in sales meetings, conferences, and trade shows.

+ Responding and resolving customer concerns.

+ Achieving goals for Corporate Marketing Programs.

+ Building relationships across all accounts.

+ Managing and directing the team to ensure objectives are met and policies are adhered to.

Req Number:


Address Line 1:

115 E Crossroads Pkwy Suite B

Job Location:

Bolingbrook, Illinois (IL)


1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

EEO Statement:

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the “Company”) provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy ( ; (2) the “EEO is the Law” poster ( and supplement ( ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement ( .

Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

Four (4) year college degree in a related field or equivalent field experience.

Minimum of five (5) years of sales experience and account management.

Ability to work in the Division and in the field. Managing team, reports and customer base.

Reliable vehicle, current auto insurance and valid driver’s license with clean driving record.

Excellent customer service, internal communication skills, and knowledge of the industry.

Proficient computer and Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, etc.); specifically, with data analysis



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Company Description:

Vistar customers are everywhere people work, play and shop. Vistar is America’s leading candy, snack and beverage distributor with over 25 distribution centers delivering everything from popcorn to healthy meal replacements anywhere in the United States. Our success is rooted in working closely with our suppliers and customers to stay ahead of the latest snacking trends. Vistar has thrived by innovating, exceeding customer expectations and fostering a collaborative culture built on teamwork, doing what’s right, and giving back to the communities we do business in.


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Job Posting: JC247247219

Posted On: Sep 06, 2023

Updated On: Oct 16, 2023

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