Gourmet Food Sales Associate

at The Chef's Warehouse

Miami, FL

Posted on Feb. 27, 2017

Full Time

Job Title: Gourmet Food Sales Associate
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Sales Manager
Location: Miami, FL
Schedule: Schedule is set based on business needs
Travel: (Assigned Territory)
Drug Testing: Required
Non-Compete Agreement: Required
Background Checks: Criminal

Summary:
Sells products for distributor to restaurants and caterers, hotels and retail, establishments or individuals at place of business by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
(Other duties may be assigned)
• 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.

Qualifications:
• College Degree required
• One to two years of related experience in restaurant or food sales, or professional catering
• Past experience working as a Chef highly required
• High Energy and enthusiastic
• Must live in the Miami, FL area

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