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Sales Field Representative

Posted by Vegan Rob's on 13 Apr 2017 | Share

Job basics

  • Location: Sea Cliff, New York 11579
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Production and Manufacturing
  • Categories: Sales
  • Foods: Snacks
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: National Director of Sales
  • # of Direct Reports: 0
 
Job Description

Vegan Rob's is a new, fast growing, snack company that is gaining recognition by press releases during our first launch.  With healthy and plant-based products, such as popcorn, potato chips, puffs and chickpeas. 

We are seeking highly self-motivated and outgoing individual for the Field Sales Representative position for a full time position.

As a Field Sales Representative, you will look after your own geographical sales assigned territory, building relationships with local retailers, and making sure that our products are core part of their success. You will be responsible for growing and maintaining sales in order to meet or exceed sales goals and customer satisfaction.

You’ll be working independently for much of the time, so you’ll need to be self-motivated with the ability to manage your own time effectively to meet our goals.  We’ll provide all the marketing sales tools and support you’ll need.

Responsibilities include:

-      Gain new accounts and case volume from such on a weekly basis and maintain business from existing accounts.

-      Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.

-      Leverage relationships to develop and expand territory

-      Identify and develop new strategic revenue growth opportunities

-      Work with sales team to coordinate preferred product placement that coincides with promotional calendars

-      Stay abreast of competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, and delivery schedules

-      Attend all necessary sales meetings at our corporate office

-      Responsible for maintaining records of all accounts with complete contact information

-      Provide support to accounts

-      Support marketing team through in-store demos and regional events

-      Achieve sales goals through product displays and distribution objectives

-      Required to travel using our company van to perform job duties and must have a car and be able to get to and from retail locations when the van is not available.

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

·         2 years of sales in the food industry

·         Prior route sales or route service experience is preferred but not required.

·         Excellent communication (written, verbal and email) and interpersonal skills

·         Strong presentation skills

·         Strong customer service skills

·         Ability to forge strong business relationships

·         Ability to take direction well and contribute insights and knowledge gained in the field

·         Motivation for sales

·         Must have a passion for the natural food industry

·         Must live in the New York area and have knowledge with the surrounding cities.

·         Valid driver’s license

 

Ability to pass a drug test and physical as required by the Department of Transportation

about Vegan Rob's

You don’t have to be vegan to enjoy Vegan Rob’s plant-based snacks!  Created from ingredients of this green earth, they are addicting…with a taste that’s out of this world!  All our delicious and nutritious snacks contain zero trans fats and are certified gluten-free and kosher, with many also being certified vegan.  Our unique flavor lineup is sure to make your taste buds smile!