Description du poste

We are currently hiring for a Sales Assistant position. Our client is an International, Publicly-Traded, Manufacturer/Distributor Industry Leader- founded in 1976. They are Headquartered in Germany. Approx. $800M+ in Worldwide revenues.

Summary of the Position:

  • The Sales Assistant provides administrative, organizational & sales support for the Regional Sales Manager(s) (RSM) (who are all former Chefs) for a specified Canadian Territory. The SA thrives on challenges and continuous learning, in a rapidly-growing, fast-paced organization. This administrative, inside sales support function is a critical component to the growth of the territory.
  • The Ideal SA Candidate is: A results-driven, energetic, team player who enjoys building excellent customer relationships, over the phone, and working cohesively as the administrative and sales support for their assigned Regional Sales Mgr(s) and Sales Director.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and coordinate established sales support activities; and distribute information to customers and internal team members to ensure team operates effectively and efficiently.
  • Organize/monitor inventory; provide quotations; input orders; monitor back orders; manage delivery and invoicing processes to respective dealers, using SAP accounting software.
  • Assist in yearly inventory count
  • Follow-up on overdue accounts.
  • Ensure all dealer accounts have sufficient and current credit coverage with external company-wide credit insurance (COFACE).
  • Connect, via telephone, with customers & potential customers (Chefs; Food Service Mgrs.; Independent Owners; Distribution Network: Dealer Principals; Buyers; Dealer Sales Reps.) within the Hotel/ Banquet Hall/ Restaurant/ University/College/ Big Box Retail/ Hospital business sectors, in your region, obtaining Information such as: size of operation; contact names; decision makers/etc; as well as, sharing new product/service information.
  • Input all customer-related data into CRM Sales Force system on a daily basis.
  • Participate at Trade Shows/Events, as required.
  • Project work, assigned by the Director of Operations and Sales Directors.
  • Occasional travel may be needed to US.

Qualifications/Experience Required:

  • Minimum two (2) years Inside Sales Support/Customer Service experience, possessing excellent Organizational & Administrative skills, within a fast-paced, innovative environment.
  • Bilingual French an asset
  • Detail-oriented; proactive; very strong organizational, project management, & administrative skills, with the ability to adapt quickly to change.
  • Excellent prioritization; multi-tasking; & follow-up skills.
  • Collaborative Team Player
  • Positive/enthusiastic attitude when speaking with potential customers over the phone.
  • dept at inputting large amounts of data.
  • Competitive spirit who enjoys setting goals and achieving them.
  • Excellent technical skills in Word; Excel; PowerPoint; & Outlook; including media/internet research skills.
  • Training provided on SAP and CRM Sales Force.
  • Culinary interest is an asset.


Information du contact

Qualified candidates please contact Mehak at (905) 361 - 3987 ext. 118 for immediate consideration.