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Sales Representative--Denham Springs, LA

at Merchants Foodservice

Posted: 11/19/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1234538
Categories: Customer Service, Sales

Job Description

  • Jackson - Sales
  • Denham Springs, LA, USA
  • Full Time

DEVELOP A SALES TERRITORY PLAN TO ACHIEVE SALES AND PROFIT GOALS BY DEVELOPING AND MAINTAINING EXISTING BUSINESS AND CREATING NEW ACCOUNTS.

DUTIES:

  • MAKE REGULARLY SCHEDULED CALLS ON ESTABLISHED CUSTOMERS TO GENERATE PROFITABLE SALES AND COLLECT FOR PREVIOUS SALES.
  • PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT AS A SALES PERSON IN THE TERRITORY AS WELL AS IN THE COMMUNITY.
  • STRIVE CONSTANTLY TO OPEN NEW ACCOUNTS AS WELL AS INCREASE SALES AND MARGINS TO ESTABLISHED ACCOUNTS.
  • WORK CLOSELY WITH SPECIAL ACCOUNTS SUCH AS SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES, ITC. IN ORDER TO GENERATE EVERY SALES POSSIBLE.
  • TAKE SCHEDULED INVENTORY AS REQUIRED.
  • PROMOTE THE COMPANY IN CIVIC AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS.
  • MAKE CUSTOMERS AWARE OF CREDIT TERMS AND ENFORCE CREDIT POLICIES.
  • ATTEND ALL REGULAR AND SPECIALLY SCHEDULED SALES MEETINGS.
  • COOPERATE TOTALLY WITH STAFF IN GETTING CUSTOMERS TO ATTEND ALL FOOD SHOWS.
  • SUPPORT THE COMPANY AND VENDORS IN ALL AREAS OF MAKING OUR FOOD SHOWS SUCCESSFUL BY WORKING CLOSELY WITH ALL CUSTOMERS IN ATTENDANCE.
  • OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED BY THE DIRECTOR OF SALES OR DISTRICT SALES MANAGER 

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MUST HAVE THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF PRODUCT AND PRICES; 1-2 YEARS PROVEN FIELD SALES EXPERIENCE,  A DEFINITE INTEREST IN COMPANY GROWTH AND PERSONAL GAIN.
  • MUST BE NEAT IN APPEARANCE, SELF-MOTIVATED AND HONEST.

PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED:

  • MUST BE PHYSICALLY ABLE TO DRIVE A MOTOR VEHICLE.
  • MUST BE PHYSICALLY ABLE TO COMMUNICATE WITH CUSTOMERS AND BE PHYSICALLY ABLE TO TAKE INVENTORY AS NECESSARY.