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District Sales Manager - Military Veterans

at Sysco

US0076 Sysco Metro New York, LLC

Zip Code:

Minimum Level of Education:
High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:
2 Years

Employment Type:
Full Time

Travel Percentage:
Up to 75%

Compensation Range:
$109,200.00 - $163,700.00

The compensation range provided is in compliance with state specific laws. Factors that may be used to determine your actual rate of pay include your specific skills, years of experience and other factors.

You may be eligible to participate in the Company's Incentive Plan.

For information on Sysco's Benefits, please visit

*** Territory for this Opportunity - Downtown, NY***

Selected candidate will begin with our upcoming sales class on July 8th


The District Sales Manager (DSM) role requires exceptional management of sale performance among Sales Consultants (SCs). This position is responsible for driving a performance culture, coaching and developing the talent of their sales consultants to achieve profitable planned case and GP growth


  • Manages the performance and development of Sales Consultants (MAs) within the district.

  • Engages in one-on-one coaching and direction by conducting an average of 3-5 SC work-withs a week.

  • Effectively lead and facilitate Friday district meetings that educate, inspire and ultimately produce key behavior changes to drive sales.

  • Lead and direct Customer Engagement efforts by enabling the district SC to provide Sysco customers with expanded service channel options ( Technology enablers, value added services, and team selling) -

  • Must possess a continuous improvement mentality around technology, sales skills, soft skills and product knowledge

  • Leverages the Sales Support resources and tools to maximize the consultative time of the SC

  • Fully leverages our CRM in the management of SC's sales planning, prospecting, and daily customer engagement and expects productive utilization of Sysco 360 among all SC's.

  • Successfully delivers Sysco brand results and directly manages conversion opportunities within the district.

  • Supports and promotes all national campaigns and promotions

  • Accountable for providing coaching, training, and timely feedback to drive sales consultant development of consultative selling skills of the sales associates (The Sysco Way to Sell).

  • Fully utilizes the CMP and QPP Processes to coach the performance of all sales colleagues in the district.

  • Responsible for execution of territory planning and management

  • Prioritizes independent relationships with top customers and high value prospects.

  • Champions company initiatives and implements center led strategy within the district.

  • Additional sales management responsibilities including, but are not limited to, other operational duties and customer relationship management.



  • High School education required.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g. business administration) or equivalent relevant industry experience.


  • 2 or more years' experience successfully growing profitable sales in the foodservice industry.

  • 5+ years' foodservice sales experience in the foodservice industry preferred.

Professional Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Can derive insights from others through probing questions and collaborative problem-solving.

  • Superb organizational and project management skills, including the ability to execute multiple initiatives autonomously.

  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Ability to use Sysco's proprietary Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool for planning and forecasting sales growth.

  • Demonstrates mastery of skills in the area of consultative selling, marketing principles, prospecting, networking, coaching, and negotiations.

  • Effectively coach, counsel, train and direct associates.

  • Capable of supervising and motivating others.

  • Write reports and business correspondence.

  • Develop new business, penetrate existing accounts, and minimize lost business to achieve profitable sales growth and special objectives within assigned territory.

  • Seek and qualify prospects under company account stratification goals.

  • Research customer business needs and develops a mix of products and service to meet needs.

  • Evaluate market trends and recommend products to customers, based on business needs and goals.

  • Be informed of market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, prices, and sales; share information with customers as part of value-added services provided.

  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, and product use.

  • Provide product information and practical training to customer personnel.

  • Communicate and collect accounts receivable as necessary, working with the credit department and client; collect all balances due based on approved credit terms.

  • Manage deliveries to the routing schedule published by the transportation department.

  • Troubleshoot any problems that occur during the order process (for example, out of stock items, special order items, low inventory, etc.).

  • Participate in company functions, promotions, customer visits, and customer events.

  • Attend and participate in general sales and district meetings.

  • Review and analyze daily and weekly reports such as special order requests, customer bid files, and sales/gross profit margin data.

  • Perform administrative duties, such as preparing sales budgets and reports, maintaining sales records, processing credits, and pick-up requests, preparing sales quotes and menu suggestions, and filing reports.

  • Participate in ongoing training sessions.

  • Assist with the training of new employees as requested.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.

We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


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

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider 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.

New York, NY



At Sysco, we value the skills you learned while serving in our armed forces. As a world-class foodservice company, we need the best strategic minds to help find solutions. Every day, billions of dollars are at stake as we use industry-leading technology and analytics to effectively and efficiently move our products. Together, we’ll problem-solve ways to save money as we influence the future. It’s how we make food possible. Build your future among our ranks.  

Should I Apply for a Sysco Career Opportunity? 

Sysco is seeking transitioning military service membersmilitary veterans and military family members across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  Sysco offers a variety of exciting career opportunities ranging from delivery drivers to supply chain logistics. Career opportunities are available throughout the United States at both the corporate office in Houston and our many distribution centers from coast to coast.

What Happens After I Apply?

Once you click ‘Apply Now’ on a Sysco job posting, you will be re-directed to fill out an application on Sysco's career page.  In order to be considered for next steps, please complete the application on Sysco's career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once Sysco reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to discuss next steps.

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