Customer Development Solicitor- Nanuet, NY or Maspeth, NY
1 st shift 8am-5pm
The New Customer Development Solicitor will be responsible for generating profitable new DSD business by leading a team of fully trained Sales Prospectors that will focus on new customer acquisition, as well as the retention and growth of those customers during their first 8 weeks of service by ensuring excellent in-store execution and customer service.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for the overall development and execution of the 70% DSD saturation strategy in the convenience and independent channels through the established solicitation process and other related activities (research, identification, qualification, and marketing).
Drive profitable revenue to achieve targeted growth.
Ensure the Soliciting team maintains a professional, solution-oriented, insight-driven approach to each business call/interaction.
Seek out and build relationships with franchise owners associations and regional chains for new business opportunities.
Motivate and empower the team of Prospectors to achieve high volume of sales related activity, in the development and presentation of compelling sell stories.
Effectively sell against competitors and position us as the market leader.
Execute and close sales calls, focused on value-added selling activities in specified accounts.
Job Requirements Ideal candidate will possess:
3+ years sales and customer service specific experience in DSD, Convenience stores or Sweet and Salty Snacks.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills and a good listener
Well organized and capable of handling multiple tasks
Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, Word required
Passion for driving results with a strong interest in the food industry
Periodic lifting of 50+ pounds, bending, reaching, kneeling
English/Spanish Bilingual preferred
Travel Required, 10%-20%
If interested in this position, please submit professional resume to email@example.com
Sedona Staffing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer