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Sales Representative
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Retail,Sales
Years Experience: 1-2 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Number of Positions: 1
Posting Date: October 28, 2019
Job Location:

5470 76 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB
T2C4S3

 
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Job Description

Thomas Fresh is looking for an experienced Fresh Produce Sales Representative to join our growing team in our Calgary office. As the Sales Representative, you will strategically build and maintain strong relationships with our customers. You will bring previous experience within sales in the industry to hit the ground running. You are motivated by your ability to achieve sales targets while meeting and exceeding customer requirements in a fast-paced environment that bears the possibility of logistical delays and tight deadlines.

On an average day, you will;

  • Assertively & proactively prospect accounts, grow market penetration and increase revenue across a wide range of produce categories
  • Monitor & expand service levels, contract proposals, to meet monthly and yearly targets
  • Review & generate quotes ensuring accuracy and competitive market pricing
  • Negotiate optimal pricing with customers using a performance-based approach
  • Proactively educate our team on quality standards and customer specifications
  • Forecast customer requirements, communicate the needs of our customers and review with our Sales Manager and Buyers
  • Travel to various client and office locations

What you bring to the table;

  • Previous Experience in Fresh Wholesale Sales or Produce Retail
  • Proven record of relationship management and business development
  • Strong analytical skills and solid mathematical skills
  • Business communication skills in English, a secondary language would be a valuable asset
  • Proactive team player
  • High attention to detail with strong follow through
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while managing change effectively
  • Hold a valid passport and driver’s license

Thomas Fresh operates Conventional and Organic packing facilities in Calgary, Saskatoon and Surrey, delivering Fresh Produce to Wholesalers and Retailers throughout Western Canada. Our steadfast belief in Premium Quality products, standards of excellence and service to our customers are the foundation of our business. We import, distribute and service both independent and chain store customers. We reflect the growing diversity of the produce industry in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the resourceful culture we create in our organization.


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