• Food Sales Representative (healthcare)

    Work Location US-OH-AKRON
    Job ID
    2018-6326
    Address
    719 COMMERCE PARK DR STE 2
    Job Category
    Sales (Inside/Outside)
    Nearest Metro Area
    OH-Youngstown
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    By utilizing a consultative, relationship-focused approach, our sales team is at the front lines, helping make our customers' food service businesses thrive.  We invite you to join our team of high-performing, results-driven sales professionals, where the potential for our customers is personal.

     

    You’ve never experienced a SALES TEAM quite like ours! 


      

     

                                                                                                                                                                         US - Pic - Sales_-_with_Chef

     

     

    What sets us apart?

     

    A generous 401(k) matching program that is above industry standards
    Financial Rewards for Performance
    Low-cost Benefit options for your family, health, and future
    A Culture of Integrity and Respect

     

     

          

     

    Looking for a new open door to your career in Food Service or Sales?   This may be the opportunity you've been seeking, if you enjoy helping customers with value-added solutions and consultation, in addition to great products.  

     

    As a Non Commercial Customer Development Specialist with Gordon Food Service, you will have the opportunity to cultivate relationships, develop new business, and provide innovative solutions to our customers, helping them to achieve their goals and, in return, yours! Among your responsibilities: 

     

    • Travel through an assigned territory to call on existing and prospective customers to maintain and seek growth opportunities.
    • Manage customer business relationships including credits, lost business, growth, deployment of Gordon Food Service resources.
    • Coordinate the demonstration and presentation of products and discuss applications, using samples or marketing materials.
    • Identifiy competition, customer purchasing patterns, performs customer sales history analysis, and observes and gathers data to determine the needs of customer operations.

     

    Does this look like you? 

    • High School Diploma - Required
    • Bachelor Degree - Business, Sales or Marketing Preferred
    • Must maintain a valid state driver’s license and safe driving record per GFS policy
    • Culinary certification a plus.  Dietician certification also valued!
    • Three to five years previous sales or business experience to include experience or an interest in food business practices and food preparation, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

     

     

    Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!

     

    Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  

     

    Benefits

    We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
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    Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

    If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

    All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

    Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.  

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