Job ID 2021-26299

Outside Sales Associate

CA-AB-Edmonton

Sales

13511 163 Street NW Edmonton, AB T5V 0B5

Full-time

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Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong and stable company? Do you want the opportunity for excellence and advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you.

 

As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family business has a history of developing talented professionals, pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.

 

We are seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth. If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service. Take a look at these videos to learn more about who we are and what we do!

 

 

 

 

 


District Sales Associate Summar: 

The DSA supports Sales Representatives with the following: Facilitating order and delivery interaction between foodservice customers and Gordon Food Service. Seeking growth opportunities in existing customers and bringing new customers to GFS. Consult to improve customer profitability. Represent GFS products and services for assigned territory and manage customer business relationships.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide vacation coverage for District Sales Representatives
  • Assist with prospecting and cold calling potential new customers
  • Assist DSR’s with coding and pricing projects
  • Participate in general sales training, meetings, sales promotions and food shows
  • Additional duties as required

 

Specifications:

 

  • Exceptional sales and partnering skills, with the ability to identify customers’ business needs and apply knowledge of GFS products and services to assist customers in meeting their needs and achieving their goals
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Must be self motivated and results oriented
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Maintain high standards of customer service at all times with an emphasis on meeting deadlines
  • Food service experience is essential for this role

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for the next step will be contacted.

 

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to any enumerated or analogous grounds of discrimination, including race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, marital status, source of income, family status, sexual orientation or status as a qualified individual with disability.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talentcanada@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line.

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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.

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.

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.

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