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Restaurant Non-Foods Sales Consultant

at Gordon Food Service in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. See below for a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you...

As a Non-Food Product Specialist, you will utilize knowledge and expertise of non-food, tabletop, chemical, and beverage-related products, services, and resources to provide divisional customers with strategic, profit-maximizing solutions.

What you'll do:

Provides relevant business and product solutions related to the non-foods, tabletop, chemical and beverage categories, to complement the initiatives of our Sales and Marketing teams, with an ultimate goal of increasing the overall market share of Gordon Food Service.

Serves as the primary divisional contact for the Non-Foods categories. Develops relationships with key customers to provide product expertise and market intelligence.

Interfaces and collaborates with internal and external customers and vendors/brokers to achieve sales and margin goals.

Develops, prepares, and presents customer presentations on product-related solutions.

Utilizes relevant analytical and reporting tools to drive strategies, resources and support, in alignment with divisional key performance indicators and category goals and initiatives. (Includes profitability tools used to evaluate equipment placement.)

Collaborates with Regional Chemical and Beverage field service teams to drive profitable growth and relevant solutions to divisional customers.

Participates in the execution of food shows, other related shows and activities in support of strategic divisional events.

Ensures consistent and relevant non-food product and solutions training for sales teams, in collaboration with other divisional marketing team members.

Maintains knowledge of current trends in the field.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

A High School Diploma/GED is required

Bachelor's degree preferred

2 years of prior sales, business, marketing, internal sales or food service experience

Maintaining a valid state driver's license and a safe driving record

Ability to obtain your food safety certification
Gordon Food Service encourages veterans and active military members to apply

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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. The EEO is the Law poster is available here:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. 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.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.

Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

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 a disability.

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Job Posting: 1278800

Posted On: Jun 15, 2024

Updated On: Jun 21, 2024

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