Vice President, Sales - Stuzzi

Tequila Komos

Tequila Komos

Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA · New York, NY, USA · United States
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024

Stuzzi is the hot sauce made for and by people who know good food. Crafted in Italy by wine- and tequila-makers, Carla and Richard Betts, and acclaimed chefs, Ethel Hoon and Jakob Zeller, Stuzzi is intentionally crafted to enhance as many cuisines as possible, building off a dream and a beloved pepper variety.

Join the newest brand in the CKBG portfolio and help us turn Stuzzi into not just a household name, but a culinary cornerstone on every table.

Job Description

The VP of Sales for Stuzzi hot sauce will be responsible for building a scalable route to market and developing the go to market strategy for the brand.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create and execute sales strategy and priorities, including developing and executing the go-to-market strategy for Stuzzi
  • Build and manage a book of business with key national retailers
  • Develop and implement sales forecasting and budgeting strategies, keeping your finger on the pulse of the market
  • Analyze market trends and competitor activity, staying ahead of the curve
  • Build trade programs to implement at retail
  • Eventually build and lead a high-performing sales team, fostering collaboration and driving results.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 7-10 years of sales experience in the CPG industry, preferably with time spent in packaged food
  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful go-to-market plans
  • Adept at forging strategic partnerships and fostering long-term collaborations
  • Passionate about building brands from the ground up and driving them towards iconic status
  • Exceptionally organized with an entrepreneurial spirit and up-beat, positive, can-do mindset with an understanding that you may need to wear many hats and modify job responsibilities as the business grows.
  • Phenomenal communication and time management skills
  • Strong experience and proven success leading presentations and closing sales
  • Ability to use technology and software to drive sales strategy using forecasting, analytical and budgeting skills


The anticipated salary range for this role is $150k-$165k annually + equity opportunity. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience, and skills relative to the defined job requirements. In general, actual salaries will fall somewhere in the middle of the range.

This role will be based in NYC. We offer a competitive benefits package including major medical, dental and vision insurance, FSA, HSA, a complimentary One Medical membership, as well as 401k + match. In addition to the above, as a company that wants to give better, we also partner with Groundswell, a platform designed to match charitable contributions by employees.

CKBG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. CKBG considers candidates without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.