Sysco Corp Buckhead Meat of Dallas in Dallas, Texas

Company: Buckhead Meat of DallasLocation: US-TX-DallasZip Code: 75236Minimum Level of Education: High School or EquivalentMinimum Years of Experience: 3Position Type: Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Business Development Manager


Business Development Managers will work closely with the Regional and District Sales Managers to identify and target specified accounts to open in a reasonable time frame as agreed upon by both parties. The Business Development Manager will then work in conjunction with the Marketing Associate identified by the DSM to transition the account when such time is appropriate. The Business Development Manager will be responsible for assessing customer potential and monitoring declining sales in order to penetrate and avoid lost business. Business Development Manager will point One Sysco Meetings quarterly.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prospecting and cold calling on the top accounts within assigned area.

  • Assess and take action on account penetration and retention.

  • Handle all areas of follow-up beginning with assessment of current and potential accounts and contacts with Marketing Associates, Business Development personnel, District Sales Managers, Regional Sales Managers.

  • Promote the advantages and benefits offered by Sysco.

  • Provide education to customers regarding services available through Sysco.

  • Promote added customer loyalty by exhibiting consultant availability and becoming a member of the relationship building team.

  • Demonstrate, promote and master the resources and skills necessary to assist customers in increasing their profitability and remaining a viable business.

  • Represent Sysco with professionalism by following all company policies and procedures.

  • Other duties as assigned.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving, Gathering information skillfully, Project Management, Customer Service, Interpersonal Skills, Effective Communication, Teamwork, Judgment, Motivation, Professionalism, Adaptability, Dependability, Innovation, Quality, Quantity, Strong leadership and coaching skills.


  • Qualified internal candidates must be meeting or exceeding performance standards within their current job and be an employee in good standing.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform he essential functions.

  • College or culinary education preferred; 3-5 years successful related experience in food service sales environment or in restaurant or hospitality management.

  • Demonstrated ability to open accounts, penetrate accounts, utilize business resources available, demonstrated ability to support company initiatives, i.e.: Promotions, Market Mover, and Business Reviews.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, business reports; ability to write reports, business correspondence, and appropriate e-mail correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and make good business decisions.

Computer Skills:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software, spreadsheet software and word processing software and ordering systems.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Must have a current driver’s license with a clean driving record. Must carry required automobile insurance (100/300/100).

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk and hear.

  • Employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee is occasionally required to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

  • Specific vision ability includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform. While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, kitchen utensils, heat and cold and weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time