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Sales Representative in Walkerville, MI

COMPANY

Arbre Farms Corporation

Base Salary: Yes (amount not posted)
Total Comp: $80,000 to $100,000
Industry: Food and Beverage
Benifits: Yes
Customers: Large
Car Allowance: No
Sales Cycle: salesCycle
Travel: Only in Territory
Location: Michigan: Walkerville

JOB DESCRIPTION

Dec 08, 2018

How would you like to work for a fast-growing company, in a position that leaves room for continuous and exponential growth? Are you looking for a Career? Then you’re the perfect fit for our company as we continuously grow and promote from with-in. the opportunity for advancement is only limited to your desire!

In addition to the opportunity for advancement, we offer a very generous benefit package that includes, but is not limited to:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision after 60 days of employment
  • Paid Time off after 90 days of employment
  • 401 (k) with employer match after one year of employment

As a Sales Representative you would be responsible for developing new business with potential customers, growing sales within existing customers, providing excellent customer care, and working cohesively in a team environment. The perfect candidate will have two years sales experience in the frozen fruit and vegetable industry. 

Principal Job Responsibilities:

  • Find potential customers through referrals, business directories and other resources.
  • Make outbound calls to potential customers
  • Take incoming calls from customers and address customer service issues
  • Prepare sales quotes for spot sales, bid requests and long-term contract purchases
  • Handle incoming orders from the customer, including coding, pricing, proofreading
  • Handle general sales and product inquiries on a daily basis
  • Services accounts, obtains orders, and grows business by adding new items or increasing volume
  • Focuses sales efforts by studying customer history.
  • Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans
  • Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge
  • Provides historical reports by maintaining records of customer sales
  • Attend trade shows
  • Some travel

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Persuasiveness/Sales Ability
  • Planning and Organizing / Work Management
  • Adaptability
  • Judgement / Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Strong computer skills.  Working knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Motivational Fit
  • Ability to negotiate
  • Self Confidence
  • Product Knowledge
  • Customer service and Client Relationship abilities

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; some college course work or associate degree preferred
  • Years of experience: 5 years

Physical Demands of the Position:  

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. and be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.

Work Environment:

  • Normal office environment
  • Work closely with other departments to meet goals.