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Outside Sales Specialist, Non Foods

Company: Performance Foodservice
Location: Winthrop
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

Performance Foodservice, PFG's broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.

Job Description

We Deliver the Goods:

  • Competitive pay and benefits, including Day 1 Health & Wellness Benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K Employer Matching, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off, and much more
  • Growth opportunities performing essential work to support America's food distribution system
  • Safe and inclusive working environment, including culture of rewards, recognition, and respectJob Description

    The primary function of this position is to grow the Non-Foods segment of the OpCo business. Working directly with the local Sales Team along with the AFFLINK Strategic Growth team, the Non-Foods Specialist position will perform the following duties:
    • Provides consultative services to customers and supports OpCo Sales department for all Non-Foods business
    • Analyzes non-food sales by district, territory, and customer, identifying specific targets and growth goals while working with Area Managers to meet goals
    • Recruit, develop, and present to the OpCo new Suppliers and Non-Foods programs (both corporate and OpCo specific)
    • Participates in training sessions for Sales with a focus on acquiring new Non-Foods accounts as well as growing the Non-Foods category in existing accounts
    • Participates in the set up and operation of booths in vendor fairs, food shows, and sales meetings while maintaining appropriate lines of communication with sales reps and customers.
    • Work with Procurement to identify and review non-preferred spend and convert that to branded items where possible

      Required Qualifications

      High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent Experience

      1 - 3 years of experience in non-foods, (disposables and smallwares), sales and / or purchasing in the foodservice industry.

      Preferred Qualifications

      Bachelor's Degree in Sales / marketing, business or related area

      3 - 5 years of experience in non-foods, (disposables and smallwares), sales and / or purchasing in the foodservice industry.

      EEO Statement

      Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy ; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

Keywords: Performance Foodservice, New England , Outside Sales Specialist, Non Foods, Sales , Winthrop, Northeast

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