Marketing Associate (Outside Sales)
FreshPoint - San Antonio, TX

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Basic Job Concept:

Generate new business and increase market share with assigned territory street accounts.

Key Relationships:

Customers

Vice President of Sales

Customer Service Manager

Marketing Associate

Inside Sales

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.


  • Experience Requirements:

  • One (1) year experience in a sales related position.
  • General understanding of distribution and warehousing procedures preferred.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in a positive manner, follow through on directions and organize effectively to satisfy the customers’ needs.


  • Specific Responsibilities:

  • Identify customer needs and satisfy them profitably.
  • Maintain existing customer base through effective customer service skills.
  • Identify lost/split customers and inform manager.
  • Follow through with customer requests.
  • Maintain open communications with other Marketing Associates.
  • Introduce new items to customers.
  • Suggestively sell product in excess inventory.
  • Input orders into computer system when necessary.
  • Attend sales meetings as required.
  • Suggestively sell promotional items.


  • Qualifications:

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job.

  • General understanding of distribution and warehousing procedures.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in a positive manner, follow through on directions and organize effectively to satisfy the customers’ needs.
  • Proven ability to generate new sales.
  • Proven ability to present professionally and exhibit the basic tenants of effective salesmanship.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage projects.


  • Physical Requirements:

    The Physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. An individual should contact his or her supervisor or the human resources department if he or she believes that an accommodation is needed.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms, and sit for extended periods and perform repetitive movements in wrists and arms on a frequent basis. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment:

    Work is typically performed indoors in a climate controlled office environment at a desk or table requiring sitting, standing and stooping; and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. The employee is occasionally exposed to congested and high traffic areas and moving mechanical parts and vehicles, including but not limited to forklifts, single pallet jacks, electric walk behind jacks, and hand carts. The employee is periodically exposed to varying climates with temperatures ranging from zero to ninety-five degrees Fahrenheit.

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