Seafood Specialist
US Foods - Boca Raton, FL

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Basic Purpose

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Responsible for aiding the sales force in their day-to-day activities by answering questions and/or providing consultation promptly to sales personnel.

Description

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Responsible for aiding the sales force in their day-to-day activities by answering questions and/or providing consultation

promptly to sales personnel.

Demonstrate products to Customers either through meeting(s) with Territory Manager and their Customer(s) or by

calling on Customers independently. Provide consulting expertise to Customers on the features, advantages and

benefits of produce products and brands. Demos involve showing the product, describing its features and benefits, handouts

containing pertinent information (product codes, promotional opportunities, suggested prices, information on the

competition's brands, menu ideas, etc.), and tastings of cooked products.

Training is implemented through preparation and dissemination of printed materials, sales meetings (general and

regional), and one-on-one work in the field. Territory Managers are trained in sales techniques, product benefits, and new

products.

Assist buyers, brokers and vendors, to forecast inventory needs, chart trends, fill special orders, price large-volume sales,

source products, and discuss inventory additions. Monitors issues regarding product quality, and advises buyers of

problems or concerns whenever necessary. Identify conversion opportunities to move products away from non-preferred

suppliers to Exclusive Brands.

Qualifications

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Education/Training: High School diploma required, some college preferred.

Related Experience: A minimum of five years experience required in the specialty area of seafood, including: purchasing, marketing,

and selling.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Proactive, good at problem solving, good oral/written communication skills, effectively transmit

knowledge. Must have valid driver's license and reliable personal transportation to and from customers.

Proficient use of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and Power Point.

Travel Requirements: Up to 25% local geographical area, and local travel with Territory sales staff at least 3 days per

week.

Primary Location

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FL-Boca Raton

Schedule

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Full-time

Shift

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Day Job

Job Function

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Brand Management

Travel

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No

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