The Food Service Sales person will make sales calls on Food Service customers and some Industrial customers. Internally, this person will work with the Customer Service Representatives, Quality Assurance Departments, Logistics Manager, Controller, Director of Sales Services and Inventory Specialist. On the outside, this person will work with existing food brokers and will hire new brokers when appropriate to help with the sales effort. This person will report to the CFO or CEO. Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:Perform sales calls in person and by phone to customersWork with food brokers to perform sales calls and learn customer needsGain a knowledge of our products, distribution methods and customer needsRepresent the core values and ethics of Moody Dunbar, Inc.Be responsible for sales of a certain geographic region and/or product lineAccurately forecast annual, quarterly and monthly revenue streamsWilling to travel nationwide to make customer calls or work trade showsHave a working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint programsCollaborate with Management to develop sales strategies to improve market share in all product lines responsible forAssist with pack planning as needed and ableTravel to Headquarters, plant sites and customer sites as needed
Degree in Business or related field7 – 10 years experience in food service or retail food sales preferredExcellent oral and written communication skillsWillingness to travel extensively by plane and/or car and hold a valid driver’s licenseWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office SuiteExperience working with any of the main Foodservice Distributors (ie, Sysco, US Foods, GFS, etc) preferred
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with education and experience
Moody Dunbar, Inc. is the nation’s largest processor of bell peppers, roasted peppers and pimientos. We are also a major canner of high quality sweet potatoes. The Company has been owned and operated by the Dunbar family since 1933.
Our products are found on the shelves of leading grocers in all fifty states and are packaged under a wide variety of labels. We also supply hundreds of other food ...companies who use our products as ingredients in a wide array of foods. Additionally, we supply most of America’s largest foodservice distributors who serve dining establishments nationwide ranging from your local deli to the nation’s finest restaurants.