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Sales Specialist--Center of Plate

Job Title:
Sales Specialist--Center of Plate
Job Description:
The Center of the Plate (COP) position will perform the following duties:
+ Procures, prices and drives profitable COP street sales growth.
+ Interacts with customers, vendors and Sales Force in a friendly, timely and quality manner
+ Ensures all questions are answered accurately and in a timely manner
+ Consults with Company personnel regarding customer requests, product specifications, quality and other issues as necessary.
+ Procures and sells assigned COP categories
+ Responds to sales and customer service requests and inquiries
+ Negotiates prices for special promotions and programs
+ Manages the overstocked products
+ Manages Rebate Programs and ensures confidential treatment of related information
+ Establishes customer base to ensure the COP category grows to plan expectation
+ Establishes new vendor accounts through the necessary functions
+ Promotes and manages marketing program at location
+ Build marketing strategy to mobilize sales team to grow COP category toward growth goal.
+ Assist in COP case/initiative goal setting and assist in strategic and tactical planning to achieve.
+ Work collaboratively with Sales, Merchandising, Operations, and Marketing to develop and drive growth of COP category.
+ Evaluate potential suppliers that could be utilized to aid in COP goal achievement.
Job Location:
Montgomery, Illinois (IL)
1st Shift
Full Time / Part Time:
Full Time
EEO Statement:
Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the \"Company\") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy ; (2) the \"EEO is the Law\" poster and supplement ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .
Required Qualifications:
College Degree in business or marketing
2 years product marketing experience
5 plus years Food service sales experience
Performance Foodservice
Job Category:
Preferred Qualifications:
Marketing foodservice products experience
Sales Management experience
Managing protein vendor relationship experience
Protein manufacturer sales experience
Company Description:
Performance Foodservice, PFG?s broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.

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