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NorCal Sales Representative

Posted by Natural Food Company on 15 Mar 2017 | Share

Job basics

  • Company description: Natural Food Company
  • Location: San Francisco, California 94114
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Supplier
  • Categories: Sales
  • Foods: Meat and Poultry
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: TBD
  • # of Direct Reports: TBD
 
Job Description

JOB OVERVIEW:
The NorCal Sales Rep is expected to achieve budgeted volumes and gross margins by protecting and growing volume through existing accounts and; by applying competitive pressure via promotion, merchandising, and sales skills, achieve exposure and market share gains through increased account numbers. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Key Account Management
    • Negotiate terms and conditions, within limits of delegated authority
    • Present new products as required, achieve catalog listings as required. 
    • Evolve where necessary and advantageous a promotion program, spending within limits of delegated authority 
  • Taste & Demonstration programs
    • Prepare an annual program and budget for instore specials (or product allowance)
    • Reporting /analysis of each event. 
  • In Store Merchandising:
    • Create and present a merchandising objective program. i.e. planogram objectives, new P.O.S materials, changeover programs, etc. 
    • Ensure a full range of P.O.S material is available at each retail call.
    • Agree and implement an “in store” special budget  
    • Inventory Management
    • Control inventory
    • Create inventory management system
    • Create forecasting and ordering system
    • Ensure wastage comes in below budget 
  • Overhead Management
    • Ensure travel, phone, and associated costs are managed within budget
    • Manage day to day relationship with processing partners
    • Create and manage price lists
    • Purchase price review process with operations team
    • Retail price list update process
    • Wholesale price list update process
Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrated success/ sales experience
  • Relevant qualification
  • Excellent product and knowledge of Company products and services
  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven time management skills and ability to largely self-manage
  • Excellent relationship building & influencing ability
  • Self-driven to meet demanding sales targets
  • Strong people and customer service orientation
  • Strong continuous improvement orientation
  • Proactive by nature
  • Self starter
  • Effective planning ability  
  • Tenacity to achieve results in a demanding environment
  • Thrives on challenge
  • High standard of personal presentation
  • Demonstrated customer service experience