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Selling - Sales Rep

Company: The Chefs' Warehouse
Location: Union City
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Selling - Sales Rep Union City, CA, USA Req #14409 Tuesday, June 27, 2023 About The Chefs' Warehouse The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (http://www.chefswarehouse.com ) combines exceptional quality and brand building with broadline food service distribution for more than 35 years. With Protein, Specialty, Produce, and Broadline offerings, we service the most discerning chefs in a hybrid approach of convenience and superior quality. We introduce more than 2,000 artisan producers of the world's finest ingredients from over 40 countries to the finest chefs in the world. We passionately consult, sell, and build relationships with more than 35,000 customers through the most experienced network of over 600 consultive sales associates, best-in-breed technology, rapid service, and support levels that solidify our long-standing ties to both established and up-and-coming premium restaurants. Mission:The mission of The Chefs' Warehouse is to provide the world's greatest ingredients to the world's best chefs. Our C.H.E.F.S. Values: Curious & Creative Hungry For Food & Results Entrepreneurial Forward Thinking & Flexible Supportive (Of Peers & Chefs) Position Summary: As a key member of our rapidly growing organization, The Gourmet Food Sales Associate ultimately acts as the face of our company by delivering outstanding customer service and building strong relationships. He or she will be responsible for selling products for distributor to restaurants and caterers, hotels and retail, establishments, or individuals at place of business by performing the following duties. What you'll do:

  • Sales Associates will adapt the process of cultivating and producing sales revenue through the development and growth of new sales and by increasing sales with existing accounts.
  • Compiles lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from newspapers, business directories, industry ads, trade shows, Internet Web sites, and other sources.
  • Travels throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit orders or talks with customers or by phone.
  • Displays or demonstrates product, using samples or catalog, and emphasizes salable features.
  • Quotes prices and credit terms and prepares sales contracts for orders obtained.
  • Estimates date of delivery to customer, based on knowledge of own firm's production and delivery schedules.
  • Prepares reports of business transactions and keeps expense accounts.
  • Works with inside sales representatives to keep account activities and literature up to date.
  • Tracks stock levels.
  • Enters new customer data and other sales data for current customers into computer database.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with purchasing contacts.
  • Investigates and resolves customer problems with deliveries.
  • Mentors with Senior to obtain institutional knowledge concerning products, processes and systems.
  • Closes sales by building rapport with potential account; explaining product and service capabilities; overcoming objections; preparing contracts.
  • Expands sales in existing accounts by introducing new products and services. About you:
    • Degree in Culinary Arts or related field.
    • A minimum of 2 years of experience in sales function.
    • A minimum of 2 years of experience in food distribution.
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
    • One to two years of related experience in restaurant, food sales, or professional catering
    • High energy and enthusiastic
    • Candidates must live in the assigned geographic sales area.
    • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects and initiatives.
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects.
    • Self-starter. Must ask questions and learn new skills quickly on the job.
    • Driven, team player that is motivated to take responsibility and ensure successful outcomes across activates.
    • Ability to work under tight deadlines with short turnarounds in a fast-paced working environment.
    • College Degree desired but not required.
    • Past experience working as a Chef highly desired.
    • High Energy and enthusiastic The above job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties as assigned by their supervisor. Perks & Benefits:
      • Paid Vacations, Paid Holidays
      • Health, Dental and Medical Benefits
      • Weekly pay
      • Life Insurance
      • 5% above cost for our high-quality food products
      • Employee discounts for travel and events
      • 401k The Chefs' Warehouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation,pregnancy, gender identityor any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.We are dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. Other details
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