Advantage Solutions

Advantage Solutions Chicago, IL, USA
Apr 01, 2020
Full time
Research and Development Chef At CSSI, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! Have you ever wanted a career where you have the opportunity to travel throughout the US and possibly internationally? We are seeking a talented Research and Development Chef to be in a creative culinary role that is responsible for being the lead chef on client business, while also managing and leading those clients for purposes of creating new ideas for their menu or product line. This position is responsible for idea generation during innovation/ideation sessions and managing junior culinary staff on development projects. The incumbent must know and understand current trends and apply to culinary ideation and development projects. Additionally, this role engages with the account teams to support project management for all client-driven events and special projects, including creating and maintaining the project plan timeline and budget. Take this opportunity to join North America's leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today! What we offer: Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life) 401(k) with company match Training and Career Development Generous Paid Time-Off Responsibilities: Create, maintain and grow client relationships, soliciting feedback and initiating new projects. Collaborate with team to further promote company brand and create client opportunities. Create, articulate and present creative culinary concepts for client presentations. Research and/or understand consumer trends; translate challenges/trends into an actionable culinary application. Offer extensive culinary skills for development projects; lead culinary development projects. Maintain facilities to meet safety codes and requirements. Qualifications: Associate's Degree in Culinary Arts required 3+ Years of experience in Culinary Research & Development, sales or corporate role Track Record of Building & Maintaining Customer/Client Relationships Understanding of current nutrition, food, and food industry Have an understanding of restaurant operations, manufacturing, distribution, food safety, corporate strategy, and profitability Job Requirements:
Advantage Solutions Los Angeles, CA, USA
Apr 01, 2020
Full time
Director of Business Development At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a talented Director of Business Development who will be in a high visibility position responsible for the direction and management of sales and business development operations including; presentation and RFP development, pricing, market competitiveness, and ROI value creation tools as well as overall growth strategies. May manage a team responsible for new business support, communications, ad hoc executive projects. Take this opportunity to join North America's leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today! What we offer: Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life) 401(k) with company match Training and Career Development Generous Paid Time-Off Responsibilities: Develop long-term relationships within key customer/client targets. Work closely with VP Client Services / VP Operations and (respective teams as appropriate) to ensure customer's expectations are met and overall business plans and strategies are achieved. Responsible for quantifying each potential new business opportunity in respect to revenue and profitability in conjunction with Operations and Finance. Coordinate objectives of the overall business development plan with all of the functional departments of the company as necessary. Lead the development and implementation of an overall business development marketing strategy including competitive analysis and obtaining approval from the senior management team. Prepare monthly and quarterly updates to the plan as needed and communicate updates to VP Client Services and management team. Driving and travel are essential duties and functions of this job. Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or Marketing preferred or equivalent experience 8-10 years of experience in sales development or sale management Experience in client communications and negotiations Entrepreneurial experience Proven track record of reaching sales goals Strong leadership ability with customers and associates Job Requirements: