• Sales Associate in Training-Juneau Alaska

    Job ID
    2018-5555
    Job Location
    US-AK-Juneau
    Working Hours
    Monday-Friday
  • Overview

    Do you have a passion for helping others succeed? Food Services of America is looking to train a new associate to partner with restaurants and other food service providers to offer solutions to grow their success. Our family owned company has a commitment to finding the right, motivated associate to join our team. At FSA, we believe that delivering a greater customer experience starts with our associates.

    The Sales Associate in Training works directly with fellow Sales Associates as they learn the consultative selling process focused on uncovering customers’ needs and finding the right solution to help drive their continued success. This is done by matching the right items and services to the right customer.

     

    We are currently looking for an outgoing, energetic, tech savvy person to join our expanding team. As a fast-growing foodservice distributor, Food Services of America treats our customers as the boss and our Associates as our most important resource.  Our growth provides Associates opportunities to drive their career. Apply Now and Join Our Team!

     

    This position is in the Juneau/SE Alaska area.

    Responsibilities

    • Learn to build a consultant relationship with customers by offering proactive ideas and solutions, enhancing their competitive edge.
    • Learn the process on how to diligently prospect for new customers, cold calls and make effective sales presentations utilizing the FSA sales model to grow the territory.
    • Increase territory sales revenue and gross profit by acquiring new customers and growing existing accounts.
    • Coordinate and guide a team of experts that specialize in products and/or services and deliver a tailored approach for the customer.
    • Train to industry metrics to perform effective customer business reviews strengthening customer relationships.
    • Learn the importance and procedures to share timely critical information for procurement and delivery needs to customers.
    • Train to the approach of TEAM selling
    • Work with inside customer sales representatives to maintain account activities.
    • Utilize CRM to facilitate customer and internal communications and analyze data.
    • Learn the process and share in the duties of daily tasks in completing the selling process.
      • Invoicing
      • Phone communication with customers
      • Deposits
    • Other Duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

     

    • Minimum requirement of a high school diploma, bachelor’s degree in business or marketing preferred.
    • Ability to confidently close the sale.
    • General inventory / operations / culinary knowledge (dining establishments).
    • Professional appearance is required.
    • Excellent communication, analytical and computation skills.
    • Computer literate and willing to embrace new technology.
    • Safe driving record, valid driver’s license and dependable transportation with valid insurance.
    • Ability to travel.
    • Ability to pass background investigation and drug test. 

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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