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New Sales Development Associate in Trappe, MD

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Paris Foods Corporation

Base Salary: Yes (amount not posted)
Total Comp: $60,000 to $80,000
Industry: Food and Beverage
Benefits: Yes
Customers: Large
Car Allowance: No
Sales Cycle: Long
Travel: Only in Territory
Location: Maryland:, Trappe


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!

Paris Foods, an established employer on the Eastern Shore, has an immediate opening for a Frozen Produce Sales Representative with a proven track record in New Sales Development. Competitive wages, Paid Time Off, and an excellent benefit package make Paris Foods a great company to work for!

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

The New Sales Development Associate is responsible for developing new business by contacting potential customers, prepare quotes, handle all product inquiries, and provide product suggestions to increase sales.

Principal Job Responsibilities:

  • Make outbound calls to potential customers
  • Take incoming calls from customers and address customer service issues
  • Prepare sales quotes for spot sales, government/program 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
  • Monitors 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


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong computer skills. Working knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Motivation for sales
  • Knowledge of the sales process from start to finish
  • 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