Job Title Sales Associate
Category Sales and Related Workers, All Other
Under the general supervision, the sales associate is the principal selling agent for the company and is responsible to achieve the short-and long range sales objectives. Objectives will be achieved by maintaining existing customers in the assigned territory. As a sales associate, candidates must have a high level of flexibility.
Travel to customers and potential customers facilities with your own car by providing them with information and support as required to secure and maintain business
Establish, maintain, and develop business, social and civic relationships with customers in the assigned territory to the objectives of maximum profitability
Responsible for selling our products to all customers in the assigned territory
Cooperate with accounting department to assure the collection of account receivable due
Evaluate territory performance against established objectives/ guidelines (sale forecast, budget, number of new accounts, gross margin, etc.) and take appropriate action to improve performance
Grow business by anticipating customer needs, determining appropriate solutions to business problems, and providing an overall high level of customer service
Cooperate with assigned inside customer service personnel, sales assistant and/or office clerks to achieve territory sales goals
Provide timely reporting of activities in the field to assist in business and product planning
Other duties as assigned
High school diploma and /or 0-2 years of sales experience in the Asian food industry.
Holding a Class 5 Drivers license with clean record.
Japanese or Korean or Chinese is an asset.
Sales associate often is on feet for long periods and may carry heavy sample products (up to 50-60 pounds), necessitating some physical stamina. Dealing with different types of people can be stimulating but demanding. Sales associates often face competition from other companies. Companies usually set goals or quotas that associate are expected to meet. Associate is also under the added pressure to maintain and expand the clientele.
Must be authorized to work in the Canada on a full-time basis for any employer.