FreshPoint Connecticut

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Outside Sales Rep
  2. Location: Eastern Massachusetts region
  3. Number: 9817
  4. Post Date: 8/8/2017
Job description

Outside Sales Rep (Eastern MA Region)

Our company has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for an Outside Sales Representative responsible for maintaining and increasing market share in the eastern Massachusetts region, by satisfying customer needs and meeting management objectives.


  • Identify customer needs and satisfy them profitably.
  • Work independently to develop prospective customers and daily itinerary.
  • Maintain existing customer base through effective follow-up and customer service skills.
  • Monitor customer’s sales and volume increases and decreases.
  • Maintain specific contracts and pricing for identified customers.
  • Introduce new items to customers and suggestively sell promotional items.
  • Identify lost/split customers and inform manager.
  • Follow through with customer requests.
  • Promote programs and customer support through outside functions such as food shows, farm markets, and making small deliveries when necessary.
  • Maintain open communications with other Marketing Associates.
  • Facilitate inter-departmental communication to solve problems and satisfy customer’s needs.
  • Develop marketing and sales strategies and presentations.
  • Input orders into computer system when necessary.
  • Assist in operational procedures such as recalls, inventory, and ongoing training.
  • Attend sales meetings as required.
  • Good adherence to the work schedule.  Overtime as needed. Availability to work weekends occasionally.
  • Follow all SQF principles pertinent to your position as specified by the SQF Practitioner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the VP, Sales or designee.

Full Time

  • 2-3 years’ experience in Food Service or Produce industry experience.
  • Outside Sales experience in a fast paced environment.

Knowledge of food service establishments in the Boston region is preferred.

  • Must have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills. Ability to work within a team environment.
  • A strong desire to go the extra mile to bring new business and to help increase existing business. High School diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred. Superior organizational and time-management skills.
  • A desire to work in a fast paced environment where taking initiative, displaying a strong work ethic, paying attention to detail, and having a willingness to cross boundaries and provide excellent customer service to our loyal customers.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Word, Outlook) AS400 experience a plus.
  • Bilingual –English/Spanish a plus 
  • Position requires significant local travel - valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and good MVR a must

FreshPoint Connecticut is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We offer a drug free work place and we perform background checks. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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