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Senior Manager, Business Development - Food Partnerships

Foodsmart

Foodsmart

Sales & Business Development
Remote · United States
Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2024
About us:
We are the world’s largest telenutrition and foodcare solution, backed by a national network of Registered Dietitians and designed to yield consistently healthier food choices, lasting behavior change and long-term results. Foodsmart’s highly personalized, digital platform guides members through a personalized journey to eating well while saving them time and money. Foodsmart seamlessly integrates dietary assessments and nutrition counseling with online food ordering and cost-effective meal planning for the whole family that makes the most of ingredients at home and on the go. With national and regional retail partners across the US now accepting SNAP/EBT, Foodsmart helps bring healthier food within reach to eligible members and can also assist with SNAP enrollment.
Founded in 2010 by CEO Jason Langheier, MD, MPH, Foodsmart has supported over 1.5 million members from over 700 health plan, employer and health system clients, and raised over $70 million in funding from leading strategic and venture investors like Advocate Aurora Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Seventure (Natixis), Mayfield and Founder Collective.
Learn more at www.foodsmart.com
About the role:
The Senior Manager, Business Development will be responsible for identifying and pursuing new business opportunities with food vendors across the U.S., as well as cultivating and maintaining current partnerships, and driving operational excellence and revenue growth through these partnerships. We are looking for someone who enjoys both crafting strategy and rolling their sleeves up to execute on the strategy. You will work with product, engineering, sales, operations, marketing, and other teams to make your vision a reality. You are passionate about improving people’s lives on a national scale through the power of nutrition and technology. You're eager to join a mission-driven team; a successful candidate will be a self-starter comfortable with ambiguity and working in a fast-paced environment. This role requires an individual who strives to simplify and build scalable solutions that support our growing food marketplace and our mission to bring healthy food to those who need it most.

You will:

  • Grow the FoodsMart Vendor Program by recruiting and onboarding medically tailored meals, fresh produce box, grocer, and other food vendors
  • Build out our food marketplace in key markets and nationally, to align with client expectations and contract terms
  • Develop co-marketing relationships with food vendors
  • Manage negotiations and contracting; from inception through contract closure
  • Determine potential food partners based on business requirements, food budgets, source conversations with partner stakeholders, execute on contracts and work across organization to ensure partner/product implementation
  • Prioritize opportunities based on speed and impact
  • Expand existing partner relationships to maximize geographic reach, service offerings and revenue potential
  • Analyze market data and metrics to inform strategic decision-making
  • Develop vendor metrics in conjunction with the food operations team, manage vendor performance against SLAs, KPIs and pricing requirements
  • Develop vendor assortment and growth strategies
  • Continuously audit to improve the customer experience and business performance

You are:

  • Great at building and maintaining relationships with key partners and internal stakeholders
  • An exceptional communicator
  • Collaborative and able to work with cross-functional teams to drive growth and success
  • Skilled at creating and delivering compelling presentations to potential partners
  • Resourceful -- You are happy juggling many priorities concurrently and being creative with solutions to move fast

You have:

  • 5+ years of partnerships management experience in the food sector
  • Proven track record of driving growth and revenue through contract execution and ongoing partner management
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation experience and success
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a team environment,
  • Strong understanding of market trends and customer needs
  • Experience in a startup environment is a plus
About our benefits and perks:
Remote-First Company
Unlimited PTO
Flexible & remote location
Healthcare Coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision)
401k, bonus, & stock options
Commuter benefit
Gym reimbursement
Foodsmart is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other protected class.