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National Food Service Sales Representative

Company: Ocean Beauty
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Ocean Beauty is looking for a National Food Service Sales Representative!
Generates sales through telephone calls and in-person presentations to existing and new food service customers. Maintains daily communication and follow-up with accounts.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Sales and Customer Goals - Meets or exceeds pre-established goals for sales dollars and minimum margin targets by item and categories
  • Generates new accounts.
  • Promotes slow moving products.
  • Maintains significant accounts in sales pipeline
  • Broker Representation Management - Develops Broker Network and manages broker relationships, contracts and communication.
  • Product Pricing Management - Responsible to work with VP of Sales to manage price lists and pricing updates
  • Sales Team communication and team work - Work with Regional Sales Managers on account responsibility and information
  • Business Segments -
  • Distributors - seafood, specialty, and broad-liners,
  • Regional and National Accounts,
  • Airline and Cruise line
  • Builds and maintains long term relationships with customers.
  • Maintains thorough account information and updates account profiles as needed.
  • Follows all company safety policies and procedures.
  • Responds to change productively and handles other duties as required.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Requires an individual with strong negotiation and organizational skills, and excellent customer relations skills.
    • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.
    • Must have broad based experience selling seafood and or food products to the US Foodservice market.
    • Knowledge of fisheries of the Pacific, Gulf, Atlantic, and various countries producing premium fish.
    • Working knowledge of quality control, production and costing.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, handle constant interruption from telephone and staff, and remain flexible to meet changing priorities on a daily basis.
    • BA in Business Administration, Marketing or equivalent or equivalent experience.
    • Minimum of three (3) years sales experience in food related industry required. Seafood experience helpful

      BENEFITS:

      • Medical/dental/vision/life insurance
      • 401(k) with Ocean Beauty matching
      • Paid Holidays
      • Paid time off (PTO)
      • Education Reimbursement

        We take pride in a safe work environment for our employees, drug and background checks required.
        Drug and background checks required. We Strive at Ocean Beauty Seafoods to have our workforce 100% vaccinated against COVID-19. You will need to present your COVID-19 Vaccination Card to your hiring manager prior to your start date if you are vaccinated.
        Ocean Beauty Seafood LLC is an equal opportunity employer and provides for the recruitment, hiring, and promotion of women, handicapped persons, Disabled, Veterans, and members of all minority groups in all areas of work.
        Ocean Beauty Seafood's is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA M/F/VETS/DISABILITY

Keywords: Ocean Beauty, Seattle , National Food Service Sales Representative, Sales , Seattle, Washington

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