Head of Sales
La Vie™

La Vie™

Head of Sales

The company

La Vie™

La Vie™

  • Mass Distribution, Agri-food / Animal Nutrition, FoodTech
  • From 50 to 250 employees

The job

Head of Sales

This position was filled!

Who are they?

At La Vie, we love meat, but we don’t love its impact on life. We’re on a mission to help people move from an animal-based diet to a plant-based one, whilst keeping a big smile on their face. Our unique product technology and patented vegetal fat recipe, delivers the juiciest meat-like experiences ever known in the category. We are building a movement, a positive change for the industry and for the planet.
Come and join us.

From plants with Love.
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La Vie™
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Job description

  • Responsible for setting the -customer centric- vision and building the sales organisation. Prepare to roll up your sleeves to do anything that needs to be done, recruiting and leading sales talents
  • Build the sales and distribution strategy: use your industry insights, knowledges and creativity to develop + implement the UE / US markets. Align with the go to market plan
  • Setup food service, retail and e-commerce distributions: grow a systems (tools, teams…) working transverse with our supply and marketing
  • Source, negotiate contracts with distributors, onboard and drive performances, implement initiatives to increase traffic. Measure success
  • Drive new sales: close and onboard new customers at a rapid pace in food service and retail, using traditional and creative sales methods. Present products, conduct category reviews, use other related information with clients to gain sales and establish accounts
  • Conduct sales reviews internally and externally with distributors and key accounts
  • Own your PNL and budgets

Preferred experience

  • Strong sales leader with majority of experience in France and/or US (or English speaking countries), including recent experience growing a brand and pioneering sales. 10+ years of CPG/food sales experience with proven success in attaining ambitious sales goals and managing teams
  • Preference for experience in selling refrigerated/frozen grocery/protein items, passionate about food is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills with metrics based, results driven approach, autonomous, proactive and organised
  • Mandatory : fluent in French and English
  • Ability to give and receive feedbacks

Recruitment process

You will have a first visio with Apolline our talent manager and a second interview + business case with our Sales Consultant Julia + meeting our founders.

  • This is a full-time position with a competitive compensation and participation in 77 Foods’s stock option plan
  • Our office is in the heart of Paris at 25 rue Saint-Sébastien, 75011
  • Start September 2021
La Vie™

La Vie™

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