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Sales Representative - Military Veterans

at Sysco

Company:
US0076 Sysco Metro New York, LLC

Zip Code:
10019

Minimum Years of Experience:
0-1 Years

Employment Type:
Full Time

Travel Percentage:
Up to 75%

Compensation Range:
$64,600.00 - $90,400.00

The compensation range provided is in compliance with state specific laws. Factors that may be used to determine your actual rate of pay include your specific skills, years of experience and other factors.

BENEFITS INFORMATION:
For information on Sysco's Benefits, please visit https://SyscoBenefits.com

*** Territory for this Opportunity - Midtown, NYC ***

Selected candidate will begin with our upcoming sales class on August 19th

Are you an experienced Sales Professional, Restaurant Manager, Culinary Manager or Chef looking for career development opportunities? Join Sysco's World Class Sales Team and explore all the benefits and perks.

Why you should join our Sales Team:


  • Competitive base salary, bonus, plus promotional incentive opportunities

  • Car allowance (mileage reimbursement for candidates in CA) and cell phone provided

  • Career pathing opportunities for both entry level, and experienced individuals

  • Opportunity to be part of a purpose driven organization that supports communities and associates

  • Specialized sales training

  • Individual as well as team-based selling

  • Opportunity to learn different ethnic segments

  • Monthly and annual sales rewards and recognition

  • Robust benefits package including an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, & 401(k) with automatic matching



JOB SUMMARY
This is an outside sales position responsible for promoting the company's products and services and for building relationships with new and existing accounts. The main focus is to help Sysco customers succeed while achieving sales and profit goals established by the company. This position may require working some non-traditional hours (evening, weekends, and holidays) to successfully meet customers' needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop new business, penetrate existing accounts, and minimize lost business to achieve profitable sales growth and special objectives within assigned territory.

  • Seek and qualify prospects following company account stratification goals.

  • Research customer business needs and develops a mix of products and service to meet needs.

  • Evaluate market trends and recommend products to customers, based on business needs and goals.

  • Be informed of market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, prices, and sales; share information with customers as part of value-added services provided.

  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, and product use.

  • Provide product information and practical training to customer personnel.

  • Drive personal vehicle to customer accounts, conventions, company meetings, etc.

  • Communicate and collect accounts receivable as necessary, working with the credit department and client; collect all balances due based on approved credit terms.

  • Manage deliveries to the routing schedule published by the transportation department; troubleshoot any problems that occur during the order process (for example, out of stock items, special order items, low inventory, etc.).

  • Participate in company functions, promotions, customer visits, and customer events.

  • Attend and participate in general sales and district meetings.

  • Engage in ongoing training sessions.

  • Assist with the training of new employees as requested.

  • Review and analyze daily and weekly reports such as special-order requests, customer bid files, and sales/gross profit margin data.

  • Perform administrative duties, such as preparing sales budgets and reports, maintaining sales records, processing credits, and pick-up requests, preparing sales quotes and menu suggestions, and filing reports.

  • Other duties may be assigned.



QUALIFICATIONS

Required Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, Hospitality, Culinary Arts or related discipline OR HSD/GED and 3 years Restaurant Management, B2B or outside sales experience, or equivalent relatable experience including completion of the Sysco Sales Internship.

Preferred Qualifications

Bi-Lingual

Restaurant Management, Foodservice Outside Sales, Chef Experience preferred

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

Valid driver's license with a "clean" driving record (including no multiple DUIs within the last 2 years)

Current automobile insurance with the following limits of liability: Bodily injury - $100,000 each person and $300,000 each accident; property damage - $100,000 is required

Requirement

  • Submit to pre-employment testing (Drug Screen, Background Check).

  • Must sign Sysco Protective Covenants Agreement.

  • Reside or willing to relocate to the geographical vicinity of territory.



Professional Skills

  • Basic PC skills and proficiency with MS Office.

  • Ability to read, write, speak English.



Competencies

  • Building Trust

  • Building Customer Loyalty

  • Follow-up

  • Sales Ability / Persuasiveness

  • Managing Work

  • Adaptability

  • Communication


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OVERVIEW:

Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.

We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

New York, NY

Sysco

FROM COMPLETING THE MISSION TO STARTING A NEW JOURNEY

At Sysco, we value the skills you learned while serving in our armed forces. As a world-class foodservice company, we need the best strategic minds to help find solutions. Every day, billions of dollars are at stake as we use industry-leading technology and analytics to effectively and efficiently move our products. Together, we’ll problem-solve ways to save money as we influence the future. It’s how we make food possible. Build your future among our ranks.  

Should I Apply for a Sysco Career Opportunity? 

Sysco is seeking transitioning military service membersmilitary veterans and military family members across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  Sysco offers a variety of exciting career opportunities ranging from delivery drivers to supply chain logistics. Career opportunities are available throughout the United States at both the corporate office in Houston and our many distribution centers from coast to coast.

What Happens After I Apply?

Once you click ‘Apply Now’ on a Sysco job posting, you will be re-directed to fill out an application on Sysco's career page.  In order to be considered for next steps, please complete the application on Sysco's career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once Sysco reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to discuss next steps.

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