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Sales Administration Support Manager

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Sales Administration Support Manager

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Sodexo is seeking a Sales Administration Support Manager to assist in organizing and supporting our business development growth in North America.  This position will be located in Houston, Texas and this manager will function in a business analyst capacity and will work hand-in-hand with the international sales team to provide market data and market intelligence analysis as well as assist the business development and sales teams to be more efficient in the management of the sales pipeline and overall sustainable growth.  The Sales Administration Support Manager will provide support on proposals by gathering information, compiling content and appropriate documents, and coordinating and delivering competitive offers.  S/he will coordinate proposal preparations and deliver professional and competitive responses to RFPs that are in line with company policies, standards and tools.  Additionally, this manager will be the CRM (customer relationship manager) administrator to ensure all sales leads are captured and the progress is tracked.


Some of main responsibilities of the Sales Administration Support Manager will be:


  • Business development support during proposals
  • Conducting market research and creating market analysis documents
  • Support and prepare content for sales client presentations
  • Establishing contact with first time customers, and realizing account set-ups with those clients
  • “Knowledge management” for internal and external clients, keeping track of active portfolios and potential business opportunities.
  • Perform CRM administration in terms of, but not limited to:
  • User Administration and access/visibility Control
  • Data Import/Exports (batch updates)
  • Report generation and development
  • Provide training for new users/refresher training and major release training to CRM end-users as needed.
  • Methodical review of data to ensure their integrity.
  • Implementation of steps to prevent issues from recurring

 Preferred Qualifications:


  • Minimum of 3 years of operations experience within food/catering or Facilities Management
  • Previous sales experience
  • Comfortable with all levels of both the client organization and Sodexo
  • Assertiveness and capacity to present challenging information
  • Stellar listening and writing skills
  • Results-oriented, able to work autonomously and with diverse teams
  • Availability to travel sporadically (this will be very infrequent)
  • Computer literacy
  • Previous experience of a CRM system  

Sodexo - A world leader in Food and Facilities Management Services 


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Position Summary

Supports the sales process by managing data entry and maintenance of sales/marketing databases to create reports, investigate client prospects, and support competitive analyses.  Prepares and reviews detailed analytical reports (client, financial).  Communicates the Company's policies/procedures and programs to subordinates and team members.  Provides technical support to Sales Directors to develop innovative and effective technical solutions for targeted current and potential clients.  Maintains industry awareness.  Serves as point of contact and information for existing and potential clients.  Coordinates recruiting and hiring process of direct reports.



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree 

Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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