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Retail Field Representative - Rhode Island Territory

Department: SALES
Location: Providence, RI

Summary/Objective  
Sid Wainer & Son is seeking an enthusastic, sales driven Retail Field Rep to join our growing team! The Retail Field Representative is responsible for sourcing, creating, and maintaining connections with our customers. This position requires in-depth knowledge of retail operations, as well as specialty and independent food retailers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement sales strategies by speaking to retailers and consumers.
  • Implement sales strategies by working with independent specialty retailers.
  • Practice sound judgment and discretion with company's best interest always in mind.
  • Expand the current, established customer base in a territory.
  • Monitor internal, external, and competitor activity and report in meaningful and actionable way to management.
  • Foster a sense of teamwork and employ creativity with retailers to exceed their expectations.
  • The drive and commitment to stay current with food trends and seasonal items.
  • Provide the highest level of customer service by supporting customers in their overall experience. 

Required, Education and Experience:
Education

  • 4-year degree in Business or related field preferred.

Experience

  • 5+ years’ retail experience.
  • Proficient in MS Office and e-mail.


Key Compentecies
 

  1. Technical Capacity.
  2. Customer Focus.
  3. Networking Capacity.
  4. Communication Proficiency.
  5. Time Management.
  6. Sales Driven.
  7. Decision Making.


Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Language Skills: 
Ability to read, write and speak fluently in English. Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred. 

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations (Preferred):  
HACCP certification preferred. 

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
The employee must work 40 hours per week. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel
Frequent travel is expected for this position.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Benefits
Paid Time Off 
Paid Holidays
401k with Company Match 
Health Insurance
Dental & Vision Insurance
Fully paid Short & Long Term Disability
Complimentary Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Employee Discounts

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