44167 53390

Foodservice Broker Sales Rep

THE D D RECKNER CO

Oct 04, 2018 - Louisville


The D.D. Reckner Co. (est. 1965), a 3rd-generation, family-owned food brokerage serving the Midwest, is looking for a self-motivated, driven salesperson to fill an expanding role in our Kentucky territory. Our products are marketed to restaurants, hotels, nursing homes, caterers, hospitals, colleges, universities, and schools K-12 thru Foodservice Distributors.

Job Description: salaried job, Monday through Friday. Your primary responsibility would be supporting distributor sales representatives with our brands. You would be working with a team comprised of D.D. Reckner and distributor and manufacturer sales professionals. Some of the duties include working trade shows, speaking at sales meetings and consultative selling to restaurateurs. You will communicate with a distributor's team of salespeople to find opportunities, arrange samples, show the products to the customers, discuss the features and benefits of a product/brand and offer ideas to profitably incorporate our products into their menu. The ultimate goal is to increase sales through creating brand awareness through product demos.

We're looking for:

  • Foodservice Sales Experience Preferred
  • Distributor/Chain Relationships Valued
  • Strong communication skills required (email, phone, and face-to-face)
  • Effective time management skills are critical
  • A self-starter that is motivated, capable of taking direction, possesses a pleasantly persistent personality and understands that the job demands a keen sense of urgency

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical & dental insurance
  • Car and mileage allowances
  • Paid vacations
  • Growth potential
  • 8 paid holidays annually
  • 5 paid sick days annually
  • Company cell phone
  • 150-day probationary period (may be extended at manager's discretion)
  • On-the-job training
  • Open-door policy

Never a dull moment in the food industry! Start a job where every day brings new opportunities! Please respond with a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements. We look forward to hearing from you.

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