Vermont Information Processing is the country's leading provider of software solutions for the beverage industry.  We craft the technology that assists in every part of a beverage's journey from its creator to your glass!  For over 50 years VIP's growth and success have been driven by the excellent relationships that we've built with our beverage customers and partners.  We work to solve their mission-critical problems, provide innovative solutions for their businesses and never stop reimagining ways that we can help them succeed.  


VIP is seeking a qualified Sales Manager, to oversee and lead the activities of our various sales departments.  This position will be based in our Colchester, VT office and require travel to various customer locations around the US, roughly 50% of the time.  We are looking for an individual with proven leadership experience who's excited to join a growing organization that provides the best in beverage software solutions.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership, coaching, and direct management to a team of 15 - 20 sales people, consisting of sales representatives, account managers and marketing specialists
  • Develop a deep understanding of products, helping ensure quota attainment
  • Travel up to 50% of time to develop and maintain close working relationships with the marketplace
  • Set and achieve sales quotas that match strategic initiatives of the company
  • Define standards and tailor sales operations to meet the needs of customers, company and external partners
  • Provide accurate and regular updates on pipeline activity and forecasted revenue to the company president
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to develop sales quotas and strategies 

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Five or more years of experience managing a sales team
  • Experience in software sales
  • Proven success in managing teams as well as entire sales process from planning to closing
  • Growth oriented background/startup
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Nimble mindset but with the ability to put structure around things
  • Player-Coach mentality

Benefits Include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Vision and Dental Expense Reimbursement
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan)
  • 401k and Profit Sharing
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • On-site Child Care Center (VT)
  • On-site Fitness Center (VT)
  • On-site Health Clinic (VT) 
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Combined Time Off and Floating Holidays
  • Flex and Hybrid Schedules 

All full time job offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and background check.


VIP offers the unique opportunity to become a valued member of both an industry-leading organization and a 100% employee-owned company. VIP is committed to taking care of its employees, from the daily perks that make life more fun to the substantial employer investment in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan.  We provide a great work environment and comprehensive benefits that support a healthy work/life balance, as well as growth opportunities and a generous retirement program that support a stable future.  Consistently named one of the Best Places to Work in Vermont, our goal is to offer an atmosphere that folks look forward to being a part of everyday. 

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