Date Posted
12/16/2021
Location
El Monte, CA
Salary Range
$40,000.00 - $50,000.00
SUMMARY

An outside sales representative conducts sales out in the field via face-to-face interactions with both potential and existing customers in Food Wholesale Distribution company.
They are responsible for offering the best possible customer experience as well as providing hands-on explanations of any new or updated products when necessary.
Their excellent social skills allow them to foster strong relationships, to which they can attribute much of their success.


RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Meets the annual sales target as designated by the manager
  • Goes on business trips to Central and South America approximately 50% of the time a year, visiting customers and potential customers to provide support, information, and sell the Company’s products as needed.**
  • Coordinates with the accounting department to assure the collection of payment in a timely manner.
  • Maintains high levels of customer satisfaction by providing excellent service and building rapport.
  • Maintains good relations with partner suppliers for business building.
  • Responds to and communicate with all customers and partner suppliers in a timely manner.
  • Educates customers on how the products or services can benefit them.
  • Inputs and updates orders within the Company database accordingly.
  • Coordinates delivery logistics with freight forwarders, customer brokers, and customers to meet their needs.
  • Participates in the weekly sales meetings.
  • Attends semiannual inventory count on designated day, possibly on a weekend.
  • Attends Company events and functions outside of normal working hours.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Obligation to answer to all management as requested

**During the COVID-19 pandemic, this position may be classified as non-exempt. Overtime may apply.
**During the COVID-19 pandemic, business trips may be limited, only for absolute necessity.

Requirements
  • High school diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree and above preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant experience preferred
  • English : Business level / Spanish : Business level / Japanese : Basic level (Preferred)
  • Basic Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Communications and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Japanese foods and sakes preferred
  • Problem solving skills
  • To have and maintain a clean driving record
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Pass the Sake Advisor course within 1 year of employment