District Sales Representative Trainee | Careers at Martin Bros. Distributing

District Sales Representative Trainee

Location: Cedar Falls, IA - Marketing Center
Department: Sales
Job Posted: 01/31/2019
Job Post Expires: 03/02/2019

Martin Bros. Distributing is the Midwest's leading full-service foodservice distributor. We are continuing to grow and are looking for a Sales Trainee. This person must be customer-driven, sales-oriented and someone who has a vested interest in making an impact in our family-owned organization.
You must have strong verbal communication skills, a versatile selling style, the desire to help our customers profit in a demanding economy, and a competitive drive and desire to success.
The Sales Trainee position will require travel and overnight stay in Cedar Falls during the training period (approximately 6 -9 months) and will then need to be available to relocate somewhere within our distribution area. Territories are located throughout the Midwest and Central states.

Responsibilities

  • Exceed department's sales goals on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis
  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through legendary customer service
  • Work in a team environment, utilizing multiple resources inside and outside the company to address customer’s needs
  • Stay up to date on new and existing products and offer recommendations on available options
  • Suggest ways to improve profitability (e.g. planning marketing activities, changing the menu design, etc.)
  • Comply with inventory control procedures
  • Be willing to work a flexible work schedule to include occasional nights or weekends
  • Requirements:

    • Previous work experience in sales preferred but not required
    • li>Proven track record of over-achieving goals
    • Basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices
    • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
    • A friendly and energetic personality with customer service focus
    • Ability to perform under pressure and address complaints in a timely manner
    • Valid driver’s license & clean motor vehicle record
    • Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen

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Great benefits at Martin Bros.

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Health & dental insurance
  • Bonus opportunities throughout the year

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