Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    2018-6452
    Location : Address
    2540 North 29th Avenue
    Category
    Sales
    Location : City
    Phoenix
    Location : State/Province
    AZ
    Location : Postal Code
    85009
  • Summary and Essential Duties

    Summary: Creates and maintains positive relationships with school customers while increasing sales by actively pursuing school bids while managing assigned school accounts by performing the following duties.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage slow, obsolete, and proprietary product inventory for accounts
    • Communicate special orders and usage changes with Purchasing
    • Represent company at trade association meetings to promote products
    • Quote prices and prepare sales contracts for orders obtained
    • Assist in the school bid process and coordinate school customer appointments weekly
    • Work with transportation to develop delivery schedules for customers
    • Assist in the management of the Customers Commodity Programs, interfacing with schools, brokers and third party systems
    • Analyze market potential for opportunities with existing and non existing customers
    • Assist in school product cuttings, product showcases as needed
    • Coordinate customer appointments with Product Category Managers for new opportunities.
    • Contact established customer base by phone and/or traveling through territory to solicit orders
    • Contact prospective customers to solicit orders, and establish new relationships
    • Demonstrate product using samples or catalog and emphasize salable features
    • Quote prices and prepare sales contracts for orders obtained
    • Collections, order guide maintenance, and order entry for assigned accounts
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university preferred; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Current driver’s license and auto insurance required
    • Must be able to use a laptop
    • Ability to read and interpret documents and write routine reports and correspondence
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
    • Able to calculate amounts such as discounts, commissions, proportions, percentages
    • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
    • Must be flexible and willing to work the demands of the department which are subject to evenings, weekends, holidays, and travel when needed

    Corporate Summary

    Corporate Summary:

    At Shamrock Foods Company, people come first – our associates, our customers, and the families we serve across the nation. A privately-held, family-owned and -operated Forbes 500 company, Shamrock is an innovator in the food industry and has been since being founded in Arizona in 1922.

    Our Mission:

    At Shamrock Foods Company, we live by our founding family’s motto to 'treat associates like family and customers like friends.'

    Why work for us?

    Benefits are a major part of your overall compensation, and we believe offering them at an affordable cost is not only the right thing to do, but it helps keep you and your family healthy. That’s why Shamrock Foods pays for the majority of your health insurance, allowing you to take home more of your paycheck. And it doesn’t stop there - our associates also enjoy additional benefits such as 401(k) Savings Plan, Profit Sharing, Paid Time Off, as well as our incredible growth opportunities, continued education, wellness programs, and much more!

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    At Shamrock Foods Co all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected by applicable law.

    Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.

    Application Instructions

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