At Sysco we understand that building a great company is just like creating a great product - you must have all the right ingredients. For us, those ingredients are the cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and experiences behind our diverse workforce that embodies Sysco. Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from the home.
Sysco's Vision - To be our Customers' most valued and trusted business partner.
**************** ATTENTION - This Posting is for Future Anticipated needs in the Norman, OK area. We do not have a current position open. If you are interested in working for Sysco Oklahoma in the Norman area and would like to be considered for any future needs please apply! ***************
Sysco Oklahoma is hiring for Marketing Associates to perform B2B sales promoting the company's products and services and for building relationships with new and existing accounts. The main
focus is to help Sysco customers succeed while achieving sales and profit goals established by the company. This position often requires working non-traditional hours (evening, weekends, and holidays) in order to successfully meet customers needs. You must reside within the territory you are applying for which is Norman, OK and surrounding areas.
In this role you will add value by:
Learning how to process orders, pick-ups and credits by working with the DSM and/or M/A in the field making sales calls and observing all functions of a professional sales person, asking questions for clarification when warranted.
Working in sales territories to process orders for a marketing associate who must be out of his/her territory.
Informing the DSM daily of the day's events.
Learning all functions of the laptop computer and be able to enter and transmits sales orders.
Learning and understanding all sales reports such as Aged Trial Balance, Customer Statement, Daily Sales Audit, Warehouse & Field, etc.
Attending required meetings and sales functions i.e. General, and District Sales Meetings, new MA training, food shows, etc.
Working evenings and/or weekends and/or attends meetings as needed.
Learning SYSCO credit policies and procedures, gains an understanding of how credit affects our business, how to properly complete a credit application and set-up a new account.
Making customer deliveries as deemed necessary by the DSM or the company.
Reading our product guide to learn about products that we inventory.
Learning about and understanding our competition in the market place.
Learning how to effectively utilize our broker network, use and acquire samples.
Learning the proper procedure for handling special orders for both food and non-food related items.
Learning about SYSCO's many marketing resources to include: Customer Menu Consultations, Business Reviews, SYSCO Brand Products, etc.
Learning and practicing good follow-up, time and territory management skills. Sets up files (including a comprehensive Point of Sale file) and organizes work to effectively complete all functions of the Marketing Associate position.
Learning to complete and submit all reports by deadlines, including work-with evaluations, target and prospect reports, expense reports and leaves a message regarding a new customer's first order.
Other duties may be assigned
Education and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or general education degree and 1 year of outside sales experience
Preferred Education and Experience Requirements:
Associates Degree and 1 yr. of sales experience within the Food Service Industry or Food Distribution
Sysco Product Knowledge
We offer an exciting career with a Fortune 100 Company…
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has food sales experience or food product knowledge and lives in the Norman area. If you are an ex-chef, past restaurant owner, sales rep for another food company - we want you!
Sysco has relationships with approximately 400,000 customers and remains committed to helping our customers succeed in the foodservice industry as they satisfy their consumer's appetites.
Operating from more than 180 locations throughout the United States and globally, Sysco's product lines are as diverse as the 45,000 employees who support our daily operations.
Sysco is committed to providing comprehensive retirement and benefits programs, a stock purchase plan, product purchase discounts and much more!
Employment at Sysco is contingent upon applicants passing a drug screen, education and work history verification, and a criminal background check. Additional screenings may be required depending on position and location.
Sysco Oklahoma is proud to be an EEO/AA employer - M/F/D/V.
This opportunity is available through Sysco Oklahoma. This is not a Corporate position.
All hiring decisions will be made at the sole discretion of Sysco Oklahoma.
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