Sales Representative - Retail and Food Service Consumer Food Products

  • Location: Calgary
  • Posting Date: June 07, 2022
  • Job Order ID: 788524
  • Consultant: Stuart Gannon
  • Industry: Food Service
Sales Representative - Alberta

Our client is a market leader in their category of fresh and prepared food products. As a Sales Representative, you will be responsible for selling products to accounts in both the retail grocery and food service trade. This role will have days in the field with customers, and days in the home office prospecting, fulfilling orders, and taking care of administration in support of your clients. This position is perfect for the senior sales representative seeking a career development pathway into key accounts, and leadership with a national food processing company.

Some of what you will do in this role include:

  • Consistently develop relationships with key decision-makers at your accounts
  • Cold-call prospects generated through marketing
  • Collaborate with Sales Director and other team members on strategy
  • Ensure the administrative workflow is consistent and reliable in the CRM and to teammates
  • Ensure follow-up by passing leads to Sales Director with calls-to-action, dates, complete profile information, sources, etc.
  • Set up and deliver sales presentations, product/service demonstrations, and other activities
  • Where necessary, support marketing efforts such as trade shows, exhibits, and other events
  • Make inbound and outbound calls to existing customers via telephone and e-mail cross-sell and up-sell
You should have most of the following in your background to apply:
  • Post-secondary education
  • Previous sales experience in the food category
  • Strong MS Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Possess strong selling & interpersonal skills, as well as critical thinking and problem solving
In exchange for the above you can expect:
  • Base salary
  • Bonus program
  • Company Car and business expenses
If this sounds like a role where you could excel, please apply today!