• CA - Ontario - District Sales Associate

    Requisition ID
    2017-3819
    Job Location
    CA-ON-MILTON
    Job Category
    Sales
  • Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong and stable company? Do you want the opportunity for excellence and advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you.

     

    As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family business company has a history of developing talented professionals, pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.

     

    We are seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth. If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service. Take a look at these videos to learn more about who we are and what we do!

     

     

      

     

     

     

    LOCATION: Milton

    DEPARTMENT: Sales
    REPORTS TO: Sales Training Manager

     

    Reporting to the Sales Training Manager, the District Sales Associate (DSA) will be part of a training program to prepare for the role of District Sales Representative, Inside Sales or Team Sell Representative. The DSA will support the GFS Sales Team in a variety of sales related activities. 

     

    Duties & Responsibilities:

     

    • Provide vacation coverage for District Sales Representatives
    • Assist with prospecting and cold calling potential new customers
    • Assist DSR’s with coding and pricing projects
    • Participate in general sales training, meetings, sales promotions and food shows
    • Additional duties as required

     

    Specifications:

     

    • Exceptional sales and partnering skills, with the ability to identify customers’ business needs and apply knowledge of GFS products and services to assist customers in meeting their needs and achieving their goals
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Must be self motivated and results oriented
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills
    • Maintain high standards of customer service at all times with an emphasis on meeting deadlines
    • Food service experience is essential for this role

     

     

    Watch these videos for even more information about Gordon Food Service!

     

      

     

    ** Gordon Food Service welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities. To request any accommodations you may require to participate in the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms) contact careers.ontario@gfs.com or 1-800-268-0159  to discuss your needs.

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