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Sales Associate

Company: Chefs' Warehouse
Location: Palm Beach
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

About The Chefs' Warehouse
The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (http://www.chefswarehouse.com) combines exceptional quality and brand building with broadline food service distribution for more than 35 years. With Protein, Specialty, Produce, and Broadline offerings, we service the most discerning chefs in a hybrid approach of convenience and superior quality. We introduce more than 2,000 artisan producers of the world's finest ingredients from over 40 countries to the finest chefs in the world. We passionately consult, sell, and build relationships with more than 35,000 customers through the most experienced network of over 600 consultive sales associates, best-in-breed technology, rapid service, and support levels that solidify our long-standing ties to both established and up-and-coming premium restaurants.

Mission: The mission of The Chefs' Warehouse is to provide the world's greatest ingredients to the world's best chefs.

Our C.H.E.F.S. Values:

Curious & Creative

Hungry For Food & Results

Entrepreneurial

Forward Thinking & Flexible

Supportive (Of Peers & Chefs)

Position Summary:As a key member of our rapidly growing organization, our Sales Associate ultimately acts as the face of our company by delivering outstanding customer service and building strong relationships. You will be responsible for selling our fine products to restaurants and caterers, hotels and retail establishments by performing the following duties:

What you'll do:

  • Produce sales revenue through the development and growth of new sales and by increasing sales with existing accounts.
  • Compile lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from networking, newspapers, business directories, industry ads, trade shows, Internet Web sites, and other sources.
  • Travel throughout assigned territory and/or call on regular and prospective customers to secure orders.
  • Display or demonstrate product using samples or catalog, and emphasize saleable features.
  • Quote prices and credit terms and prepare sales contracts for orders obtained.
  • Estimate date of delivery to customer, based on knowledge of own firm's production and delivery schedules.
  • Prepare reports of business transactions and keep updated expense accounts.
  • Work with inside sales representatives to keep account activities and literature up to date.
  • Track stock levels.
  • Enter new customer data and other sales data for current customers into computer database.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with purchasing contacts. About you:
    • One to two years of relevant experience in sales is highly desired
    • Previous sales experience in restaurant, food sales, or professional catering, and/or working as a Chef is preferred
    • High energy, positive and enthusiastic attitude, a strong team player profile
    • Foster a positive and innovative atmosphere which encourages people to commit to the task in hand and go beyond the call of duty in order to achieve key objectives
    • Driven and motivated to take responsibility and ensure successful outcomes across activities despite obstacles
    • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple concurrent projects and initiatives
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, developing a culture of participation and involvement
    • Gather facts and figures, monitor self and others and achieve goals in a timely and factual manner
    • Self-starter, must ask questions and learn new skills quickly on the job
    • Bring a sense of urgency and work under tight deadlines with short turnarounds in a fast-paced working environment
    • College Degree desired but not required
    • Candidates must live in the assigned geographic sales area #LI-GS1

      The above job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties as assigned by their supervisor.

      Perks & Benefits:
      • Paid Vacations, Paid Holidays
      • Health, Dental and Medical Benefits
      • Weekly pay
      • Life Insurance
      • 5% above cost for our high-quality food products
      • Employee discounts for travel and events
      • 401k The Chefs' Warehouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment. We are dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

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Keywords: Chefs' Warehouse, Palm Beach , Sales Associate, Sales , Palm Beach, Florida

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