Field Sales Representative

  • Native Maine Produce & Specialty Foods
  • Portland, Maine
  • May 27, 2021
Full time Sales and Marketing

Job Description

Location: Portland, Maine

Note: This is a home based outside sales position. Employee will be required to report to the Westbrook Maine Headquarters for planning, strategy and miscellaneous duties as determined by Supervisor. Must be able to travel to service client accounts on a daily basis.

Department: Sales/Marketing

To be Filled: Upon sourcing a qualified candidate

Experience required: 2+ years of successful, proven outside sales and or tangible Food Service experience will be considered.

Minimum 40+hours/week - Must be available on call, in addition, to triage the emergency service needs of your accounts.

Must live within easy daily commute of the assigned territory

As an Area Sales Representative for Native Maine Produce & Specialty Foods (NMPSF), you will be responsible for maintaining a large portfolio of current customer partnerships. You will be accountable to attaining budgeted sales goals through existing business growth and closing new business for the NMPSF portfolio.

Daily Duties:

  • Selling quality food to existing and new accounts within your territory.
  • Occasionally delivering product to customers (ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is necessary)
  • Provide strong attention to detail & account management skills while managing a large portfolio
  • Training customers to enter orders into our industry software online
  • Successfully manage multiple relationships (200+) between the customer & the company
  • Collect accounts receivable from customers when necessary, communicate with finance and sales management & follow through to ensure company collection requirements are met while maintaining solid customer relations through the collection process

Qualifications:

  • A self-starter with a competitive personality and a sales background
  • High school diploma
  • College degree or equivalent education and/or experience preferred
  • Excellent sales skills
  • Strong planning, communication & organizing ability.
  • Outside sales experience or industry experience with a proven record of success
  • A valid state driver's license, ability to be insured, bonded and a satisfactory driving record along with reliable transportation (reimbursable) is required.

Company Message:

Native Maine Produce & Specialty Foods is a leading New England based wholesale food distributor serving customers throughout Maine, New Hampshire & Massachusetts with delivery of fresh produce, dairy, meats & specialty foods. Stocking over 3,000 food products sourced from Maine & around the globe, our customers are provided with high quality products & exceptional customer service. Native Maine is a highly regarded and accredited organization. We are an approved USDA, GAP and GHP food distributor. We are locally operated & managed and provide our highly valued employees with a safe and professional workplace.

Compensation: Negotiable based on experience and qualifications

Benefits:

Our full-time employees enjoy company benefits including:

  • Paid personal time off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health insurance with generous company match
  • Dental, vision and lots of other insurance options
  • 401K with generous company match
  • Employee grocery discounts
  • Auto allowance
  • Phone
  • Laptop