Route Sales Specialist
As a well-established wholesale bakery, we are growing and looking for aggressive, self-starters for Route Sales delivery positions. Chosen employees will be responsible for early morning delivery of our bakery products on a timely basis to grocery stores, restaurants, schools, etc.
Territory offers excellent potential for establishing new accounts. Continual support is offered to ensure your success by providing training, uniforms, and handheld computers.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Call on assigned accounts and store management to maintain relationships and solve customer issues
Solicit new business within the route territory
Partner with accounts to implement marketing promotions for mutual benefit
Order product and service assigned accounts with optimal distribution
Partner with other Route Sales Representatives to create alignment in account chains
Contribute and participate as part of a District Sales team.
Analyze account sales data to achieve optimal distribution of product to achieve sales goals and minimize stale and related expenses.
Sell displays to drive incremental sales
Racks set according to guidelines
Execution of promotions
Conduct daily route settlement procedures to account for all products, invoices and cash.
Develop and implement strategies for increasing market share.
Provide route structure recommendations to District Management to assure optimum effectiveness.
Being a champion for change and innovation initiatives.
Additional duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred.
1-3 years of sales experience, DSD experience preferred.
Must be computer literate, Hand-Held Computer (HHC) preferred.
Ability to frequently lift / carry products weighing approximately 50 lbs
Possess a valid driver's license and a safe driving record
Ability to provide a high level of customer service and solve customer issues as they arise
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