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Food Service Sales Leader

Title Food Service Sales Leader
Categories Permanent, Full-Time
Location Calgary, AB
Job Information

Canda Six Fortune Enterprise Co. Ltd. is one of the leading importers and distributors of Asian food products from the Pacific Rim and other regions of the world. We are currently looking to add a Sales Leader to join our Food Service Sales team in BC or Alberta.

Position Summary:

The Food Service Sales Leader reports to the Food Service Sales Department Manager and plays a crucial role in supporting the Sales department to achieve its targets. This position requires a team player who can lead and mentor the sales team while also meeting personal sales goals. The role involves travelling locally to meet with customers, including retail stores, restaurants, and distributors related to food service sales.

Join our Team:

Besides Sales Leader, we welcome potential candidates to bring your sales team to be part of our family.
Please send your resume and cover letter detailing your experience and how you or your team can contribute to our success.

Job Responsibilities:

Leadership and Mentorship:

  • Supervise, train, and mentor sales representatives, ensuring they are equipped to meet their sales targets.
  • Motivate and guide team members to meet their assigned goals.
  • Provide ongoing on-the-job training and professional development opportunities.
  • Assist the Sales Department Manager in developing and implementing sales training programs to enhance team performance.

Sales Strategy and Planning:

  • Develop and execute comprehensive sales strategies to drive growth and profitability.
  • Assign sales territories to team members and monitor their performance.
  • Analyze sales data to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement.
  • Assist the Sales Manager in overseeing and coordinating sales team activities.

Operational Management:

  • Oversee daily sales activities, ensuring alignment with overall business objectives.
  • Set up and manage sales plans, adjusting strategies as needed to meet market demands.
  • Communicate with the buying team to develop accurate sales forecasts.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to roll out effective marketing plans.
  • Report market conditions and competitors to assist the Sales Manager in planning sales strategies.

Client Relationship Management:

  • Build strong relationships with new and existing customers.
  • Manage existing customer accounts and establish new accounts.
  • Monitor customers’ account balances and collect payments to ensure no overdue accounts.
  • Negotiate contracts and close sales deals, ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Address and resolve any customer issues or concerns promptly.

Reporting and Analysis:

  • Review and analyze daily and monthly sales reports to make informed decisions.
  • Track key performance indicators (KPIs) and prepare regular performance reports for senior management.

Requirements / Must-Haves:

  • Minimum of 3 years of sales experience in food service or a related industry.
  • Proven experience in planning and implementing effective sales strategies.
  • Strong background in customer relationship management.
  • Excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide training and leadership to a sales team.
  • Proficiency in analyzing sales data and creating actionable plans.
  • Ability to travel locally to meet with customers, and to different cities within BC / AB as required.
  • Reliable vehicle with a valid driver’s license.
  • Proficiency with PC and software applications, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Persuasive communication skills combined with strong presentation abilities.
  • Good multi-tasking, organizational, and prioritization skills.
  • Proficiency in verbal and written English is a must.

Assets / Nice-to-Haves:

  • Ability to speak Korean / Japanese / Mandarin / Cantonese / Vietnamese will be considered an asset, supporting effective engagement with a diverse client base.
  • Asian food and seafood industry career/background would be an asset.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Attractive Quarterly Sales Bonus
  • Special Incentives
  • Allowances
  • Full group benefits including Medical, Dental, Life insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Paid Statutory Holidays
  • Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)

Apply Now:

If you meet the requirements above, please send us your resume by E-mail with the position you are applying for as the “Subject” to hr@candasixfortune.com. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The HR team can be reached through text message, whatsapp or WeChat at 236-334-7369 for any inquiries. Please note that telephone calls will not be received through this number.

Canda Six Fortune Enterprise Co. Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities, if you need accommodation in relation to the materials or process to be used in the selection, please contact our Human Resources Department via email at hr@candasixfortune.com.

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