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Account Executive Beleville / Peterborough Area
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Sales
Years Experience: 0-1 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Number of Positions: 1
Posting Date: October 03, 2019
Job Location:

Belleville, ON
Brampton, ON
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Job Description

Career Opportunity: Account Executive Foodservice for Beleville / Peterborough Areas

Since 1937, Export Packers has been building its international reputation for innovation and quality in the import/export and marketing of food commodities. We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated Sales Executive in our Ontario Food Service Division. The successful candidate must be a professional, who is enthusiastic, and committed to building new and existing relationships within the Foodservice sector. This person must be detailed, organized, a positive team player and results-oriented.

Location: Eastern Ontario – Pickering to Ottawa

Summary of Position:

This candidate would work both in a team setting and an individual basis. This position also entails creating awareness of Export Packers Company Brands & stimulating sales movement at the distributor and street level, working with Sales Representatives and District Sales Managers of Foodservice distributors and educating end-users on features and benefits of seafood products.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing Foodservice distributors in their geographical area
  • Work alongside distributor representatives with specific attention to detailing.
  • Provide exceptional customer service, ability to resolve customer complaints through proper investigation ensuring needs are met while maintaining the company’s best interests.
  • Participate through teamwork in assisting of setting up and planning distributor Food shows, Trade shows, booth design, menu planning, and customer relations
  • Presenting new items to spark new listings to distributors, through sampling and Marketing initiatives
  • Responsible for overseeing all aspects of forecasting, new product listings, pricing strategy, and product portfolio management as part of the overall Foodservice strategy.
  • Proactively identify, pursue and maintain a constant pipeline of potential customers that will meet or exceed established quotas via prospecting, networking, and referral activities within the designated territory.
  • Gain and maintain access to decision-makers via a disciplined and structured prospecting regimen.
  • Investigate and resolve customer issues and complaints.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 plus years of Foodservice sales experience
  • Exceptional knowledge of the Foodservice/Seafood industry
  • Strong negotiation and prospecting skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to develop partnerships and work with cross-function teams within a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Programs, specifically PowerPoint and Excel.
  • A demonstrated sense of urgency and a bias for action.
  • Ability to travel and participate in some after-hour social obligations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, for the purpose of preparing proposals, reports, and customer presentations.
  • University degree an asset.

Due to the volume of resumes, only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in Export Packers Company Limited.


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