• Sales Professional - Halifax NS

    Requisition ID
    2018-7145
    Job Location
    CA-NS-Halifax
    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 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!

     

     

     

     

     

    Sales Professional - Halifax NS – Gordon Food Service Atlantic

     

    We are looking for motivated individuals with an interest in foodservice/hospitality to join our Gordon Food Service sales team. As a Sales Associate with Gordon Food Service, you will learn consultative selling skills by working with experienced sales professionals to strengthen customer relationships and grow profitable sales.

     

    Responsibilities include supporting order and delivery interaction between foodservice customers and Gordon Food Service in all aspects of the sales function, learning our product and service offerings and building your capabilities in processes, tools, and techniques. Upon assignment to your own territory, you will be ready to use our innovative tools and internal resources to create shared success for you, Gordon Food Service, and our customers.

     

    Here’s what you can expect to gain in this role:

    • Culture of integrity and respect
    • Security and benefits for your family, health, and future
    • Importance of family and personal life
    • Career development and mentor programs
    • Opportunities for advancement
    • Servant leadership
    • Rewards for performance
    • Flexibility and control of your calendar
    • Automobile reimbursement plan

    Here is what you can expect to experience in this role:

    • Service existing accounts as assigned
    • Assist with the delivery of appropriate marketing materials
    • Assist and participate in customer events and segment shows
    • Assist with the demonstration of products and discussion of applications
    • Gain expertise in the area of sales consultation to ensure sales process development
    • Verify orders with customers to include receiving information from customers and discussing orders with customers to include credits
    • Management of accounts receivables
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    What we look for in the person we hire:

    • This position requires customer focus with comprehensive communication skills and the ability to express self verbally
    • Must be a strategic thinker, inquisitive, innovative, and creative in order to build relationships, network, link resources and apply business practices
    • Ability to work effectively in teams and display integrity and honesty to participate and contribute to region team efforts
    • Must be goal driven, have good organizational and administration skills in order to self-manage and develop discipline and be flexible and coachable
    • Must be able to meet and exceed sales performance goals and execute good time and territory management

    Requirements:

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent - required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales, or Marketing – preferred
    • Must be able to obtain food safety certification
    • Culinary certification a plus
    • Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and safe driving record
    • 3-4 years experience in the food service industry

     

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

     

      

     

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