Sales Director

FEP Search Group Located in: IL

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A leading company in the meat industry is currently seeking a Director of Franchise Sales to join their team. For the right candidate, this is a fantastic opportunity with great growth prospects. Details:

1) Develop and execute a sourcing program to attract qualified potential franchises which may involve trade periodicals, trade shows, meetings, direct mailing, internet, networking and cold calling
2) Create a stream of new qualified franchise candidates for appropriate opportunities that meet or exceed standards and are identified through the appropriate business planning process
3) Execute a strategic marketing and PR program to drive candidates to the pipeline
4) Manage the qualification standards and qualifying process for all potential franchisees relative to financial and experiential criteria
5) Develop and maintain relationships with franchise lenders for financing sources
6) Plan, co-ordinate and execute franchise company days for potential franchisees
7) Negotiate new agreements in line with company policies
8) Facilitate the progression of each franchisee relative to their development agreements/franchise agreements
9) Ensure legal compliance with all current laws, rules and regulations covering franchise sales and disclosure
10) Assist with the annual filing of the franchise disclosure document
11) Obtain leases or purchase closing documents from franchisees to expedite the opening process
12) Meet operating budget for franchise sales cost center


  • 1) University degree is required (preference will be given to those with degree in relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply)
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the meat industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to people having recent experience in sales & franchise development

    If you imagine yourself working for an excellent company whose employees believe in team work and making great contributions to the industry, this could be a golden opportunity for you.


FEP Search Group is the Food & Beverage industry's largest, most prestigious executive-recruiting & staffing firm. We represent food & beverage companies in every major State and Province in North America.


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Director / VP
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