• Inside Sales Representative

    Requisition ID
    2018-9017
    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 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!

     

     

      

     

     

    POSITION: Inside Sales

     

    LOCATION: Milton  

     

    DEPARTMENT: Sales

     

    REPORTS TO: Pricing and Sales Support Supervisor

     

    Reporting to the Pricing and Sales Support Supervisor, the Inside Sales Representative (ISR) will be part of the Inside Sales Team. The ISR will be responsible for maintaining and penetrating customer base.

     

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Develop a base of product knowledge
    • Order entry
    • Incoming and outgoing customer calls, sales calls and general inquiries
    • Assist customers with inquiries and with sourcing products
    • 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

     

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Foodservice experience and product knowledge is an asset
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Previous customer service experience
    • Team player
    • High level of accuracy while working under specific deadlines
    • Strong P.C. Skills, Excel being an asset
    • High level of multitasking and organizational skills




     

    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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