Title Sales Account Manager-Food Service
Categories Permanent
Location Burnaby, BC
Job Information

A leading Food Wholesaler and distributor is looking for a candidate for the position as a field sales account manager in our BC office.

Requirements:

  • Related 3+ years of sales experience particularly in food services industry
  • Proficiency in English, written and spoken is a must; spoken Cantonese or Chinese an asset
  • Knowledge in food products and/or restaurant and food services industry
  • Persuasive, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective planning and execution skills with solid analytical capabilities
  • Ability to lift/carry cases of product up to 20 kg
  • Solid merchandising skills and leadership ability.
  • Proficiency with PC (working knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
  • Use of a reliable vehicle with valid driver’s license is required

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establishes, develops and maintains long term business relationships with current customers and prospective customers to generate new business for the company’s products
  • Set up and manage new accounts
  • Work collaboratively with restaurant customers to maximize product presentation and achieve company’s goals
  • Resolve customer issues and problems by exhibiting a sense of urgency and professionalism
  • Achieve set targets and objectives
  • Observe and report in-store competitive product/promotional activities
  • Work as a team with the Sales Manager by constant communication, and be flexible with changes and filling in for other Field Sales Representatives as needed
  • Deliver goods to customers in emergencies
  • Ability to travel to out of town markets as needed

Compensation:
• Base salary, sales bonus, car allowance and benefits

Benefits:
• MSP Subsidy, Group benefits (Medical, Dental, Life), Paid Vacation, Paid Statutory Holiday, etc.

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