Responsible for aiding the sales force in their day-to-day activities by answering questions and/or consultation. Prompt response is critical if the sales person is to receive the needed information.
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 center of the plate products. Demonstrate the product by describing its features and benefits, produce and distribute hand-outs containing pertinent information (product codes, promotional opportunities, suggested prices, information on the competition's brands, menu ideas, etc.), and prepare tastings of cooked products.
Trains Territory Managers using printed materials, sales meetings (general and regional), and one-on-one work in the field.
Assist Buyers and the brokers and vendors, to forecast inventory needs, chart trends, fill special orders, price large-volume sales, source products, and discuss inventory additions. Identify conversion opportunities to move products away from non-preferred suppliers to the Private and Signature Product lines.
Education/Training : High School diploma required, some college preferred .
Related Experience : A minimum of five years experience required in the specialty area, including: purchasing, marketing, and selling.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities : Proactive, good at problem solving, good oral/written communication skills, effectively transmit knowledge. Good organization skills.
Additional Information: Travel Percentage: 50%
Monster - 17 months ago