Sales Representative, Wholesale

Requisition ID: 48050
Career Group: Corporate Careers
Job Category: Wholesale
Travel Requirements: 50%+
Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Newfoundland and Labrador (CA-NL)
City: St. Anthony
Location: Sobeys - 861 (Corner Brook)
Postal Code:
A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton's Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.
Together with our 125,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys' purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better. .
All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.
Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full-time opportunity for a Sales Representative join our Wholesale Sales team. This position will be based out of a home office (flexibility within Northern Newfoundland) with travel required around the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland and Southern Labrador.
Job Description
What you'll get to do in this fast paced role:
The Sales Representative is responsible for new customer development and providing counsel visits to stores ensuring that we maintain and grow sales and profits while achieving weekly sales and revenue objectives.
  • Provide regular sales visits to stores
  • Increasing sales and profitability as per budget
  • Provide sales counseling to customers and national accounts
  • Present service, sales programs and special products to customers
  • Provide exceptional customer service to meet customer needs and ensuring continued customer loyalty
  • Present new potential customers an overall sales program including all services and pricing
  • Provide overall merchandising and operations assistance for store set up
  • Inform management on competitive activity and market changes
  • Keep accounts receivables within our credit terms
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements
What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:
  • Post Secondary Education (preferably in business) preferred or related experience
  • 2-3 years experience at the wholesale or retail levels within the Grocery industry
  • Retail store knowledge
  • Proficient use of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and meet objectives
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to develop and maintain customer base
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Self motivated
  • Sales experience preferred

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus. If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application. Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you're the most qualified applicant for the role.
Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:
  • Growing organization
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension plan
  • Flexible health and dental benefits plan (eligible employees)
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers)

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.
We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.
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