Corporate Sales, Manager - New Accounts (B2B)

Business Development Long Island City, New York


Recipe for Success – We are looking for a driven Corporate Sales Manager of New Accounts for the New York Metro area to help us expand our territories and ultimately establish new customer revenue through acquisition strategies. This will include pro-active prospecting, networking, and warm/cold lead development. This position is also responsible for ensuring new customer’s needs are met in a way that promotes satisfaction, retention, and increases growth profitability for the company. 


  • Build and maintain a profitable sales pipeline
  • Be responsible for systematic and well-timed outbound email and phone communications
  • Create new customer sales effectively and efficiently by developing marketing and communication strategies to target underserved NY Suburban markets
  • Represent FreshDirect at scheduled events in the region
  • Demonstrate ability to educate customers on FreshDirect products and services
  • Willingness to cold call (in person and on phone)
  • Show a genuine interest in food and the FreshDirect mission and the ability to generate excitement with customers
  • Meet and exceed achievable sales targets, outbound call and outreach metrics
  • Develop and maintain outstanding working relationships with prospects and clients
  • Ensure strategic and thorough follow-up on all opportunities through positive closure
  • Ability to work independently in the field, as well as cross-functionally with all related department and FreshDirect teams
  • Employ proactive and creative problem solving to all questions, issues, opportunities
  • Attend industry, association events, company and department meetings and trainings
  • Develop new and innovative sales tactics, ideas and strategies


Key ingredients –

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and/or demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities through previous experience
  • Five – Eight (5-8) years of business to business sales experience required
  • Successful B2b track record in the NY metropolitan area
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Must be detail orientated with optimal organizational skills; with a focus on teamwork, projects and follow-up 
  • High comfort level with cold calls and networking via phone, email, and in person
  • Creative, resourceful, pro-active and innovative
  • Exceptional writing, presentation, and communication skills
  • Must possess leadership qualities, negotiation skills and be open minded with the ability to lead projects from concept to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work autonomously creating and tracking progress in an ambiguous fast paced environment
  • Above par follow-up and closing skills
  • Experience acquiring customers in NYC a plus
  • Experience with or like CRM a plus
  • Food / Office product sales experience, a plus


WARNING: Our food is processed in a facility that does not contain people who are toxic, rude, disrespectful, arrogant, egotistical, self-promoting, inconsiderate, or mean-spirited.



Who is FreshDirect?

FreshDirect is a food tech company and the Northeast's leading online fresh food grocer, delivering directly to customers throughout seven states, including the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, and the greater D.C. metropolitan area. FreshDirect is committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce, and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers, and farmers. We are committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers and farmers around the world, and its in-house team of chefs and bakers produce a wide selection of freshly-made meals, baked goods and more.

FreshDirect “At the Office” delivers the same high-quality food with expanded product offerings and services for corporate clients. In 2015, FreshDirect expanded its portfolio with the launch of FoodKick, a mobile-first food business that connects consumers to the freshest, tastiest finds in food, drinks, and lifestyle essentials all delivered within an hour.

Our company aspires to be a valued corporate partner in all communities in which it serves, and works extensively with dozens of charitable and community partners.


Why choose FreshDirect?

We are an innovative Food Technology company offering an environment where you can grow a career and feed your future and have fun while doing it! Great people deserve great benefits and we go above and beyond!


Wait, there’s more! Check out our #workperks:

Working here is pretty much as cool as you’d imagine - lots of food, lots of energy, and a whole lot of happy hours.

  • Flexible and generous PTO plan
  • 20% discount on FreshDirect and FoodKick plus an employee at-cost food program (FD Market)
  • Thirsty Thursdays, book club, monthly birthday breakfasts, and other happy hours
  • Wellness programs like weekly meditation, yoga, and Zumba, and monthly manicures and massages
  • Monthly Lunch & Learns covering things like “The Very Best Cheese and Wine”
  • We have a 24-hour shuttle service that runs back and forth to the subway
  • We offer up to $5000 per hire as a referral bonus
  • Summer barbecues and and annual company picnic for friends and family


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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because he or she is disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided he or she is qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job.