The Level I Sales Representative position at Lipari Foods is an entry level position. Incumbent is primarily responsible for the servicing of customers and clients of the company. This mainly includes: grocery stores, bakeries, delis and convenience stores located in the Greater Lexington, KY area. Duties include: collecting customer orders, processing credits, marketing of Lipari products and services and overall growth of sales territory. In order to be considered for this position, applicants must have a valid drivers license, insurance, vehicle and an acceptable driving record.
The Sales Representative position at Lipari Foods is ideal for the candidate who is looking to jump start a sales or non-related sales position. Additionally, the Sales Representative position at Lipari Foods is a great transition from a store-level deli, bakery or other departmental role to a field sales position.
Description of Responsibilities:
Direct sales to designated customers including retailers, delis, bakeries, convenience stores, etc. Present new items as well as flyers, pre-sells, and other programs to customer-level Provide marketing materials and other 'value-added' services Process customer returns and credits, as needed Be the 'face' of Lipari Foods at customer-level
Specialized Skills or Knowledge:
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or Management preferred P.C. literate, proficient in Excel, Word and standard email applications Outstanding communication skills Strong organizational skills Ability to work effectively under pressure Must be able to read, write and understand English Multi-task oriented with focus on management over the telephone with remote supervision in place 'Whatever It Takes, Can Do' Attitude
The Sales Representative position at Lipari Foods requires a significant amount of territorial travel. Therefore, there will be an estimated 100% territory travel associated with the position. This travel will consist of customer visits, regional sales meetings, quarterly meeting in Warren, MI and other sales-specific functions.
Lipari Foods is a regional full-line deli, bakery, packaging, foodservice and grocery, confections distributor, servicing 9 states including Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania. We are located in Warren, MI and have been servicing our customers since 1963. We currently have over 600 employees in our marketing area servicing our accounts. With our 'Take Care of the Customer' approach, we have made it our mission to make customer service our focus.
We are looking to fill this position with a positive, team-minded individual looking to grow with us!