Foodservice Sales Trainee
Company: Performance Food Group
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Responsible for learning about the development of independent
account business, with emphasis on overall profitability through
both new sales and account penetration. Promote and sell company
branded products and meet new brand sales objectives. May also
support customer service activities for regional and/or national
chain customers, thereby increasing visibility of the company in
the marketplace and maximizing market share. Functions as a team
member within the department and organization, as required, and
performs any duty assigned to best serve the company.
Generates additional business through analyzing sales territory and
individual customers; samples products with existing and potential
customers; plans general sales strategy including time and
territory management; plans sales approach with individual
customers; and conducts effective sales presentations.
Grows sales and profit margins on an ongoing basis to meet
established sales and margin goals.
Sets up new customer accounts by determining pricing; works with
Credit Department for initial authorization; other center personnel
for scheduling order-taking, deliveries, etc. Performs initial
follow-up work with customer ensuring delivery and product
Ensures customer satisfaction by providing an exemplary level of
service by working closely with other center personnel to
coordinate efforts to prevent and resolve customer problems. May be
personally responsible for making deliveries in emergency
Builds additional business with current customers through product
penetration in order to maximize profitability of individual
Minimizes accounts receivable problems by monitoring accounts for
compliance with credit terms and follows up on any problems.
Maintains awareness of pricing trends within sales territory,
particularly on market driven/commodity products, to ensure
Performs other related duties as assigned.Required
Qualifications:High School Diploma/GED Equivalent Experience
0 - 6 Months
Some sales / marketing and/or restaurant experience. Participation
in the PFG Internship program.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's
Degree in Business management, sales/marketing or related area.
1 - 3 Years
Foodservice sales/marketing and/or restaurant
experience.Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries
(individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal
employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees,
regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status,
pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age,
disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other
characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal
laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to
review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and
supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.
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