Sales Associate

Wismettac Asian Foods Inc - Brisbane, CA3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $32,000 - $41,000 a year
Job Purpose:
Under the general supervision, the Sales Associate is the principal selling agent for the company and is responsible to achieve the short and long-range sales objectives. Objectives will be achieved by maintaining existing customers in their assigned area. As a Sales Associate, must have a high level of flexibility. The person is required to coordinate sales activities and promotions with other employees and administrators of the company as well as customers and clients of the company with respect to their needs, concerns and schedules.

Essential Job Functions:
? Travel to customers and potential customer’s facilities providing them with information and support as required to secure and maintain business.
? Establish, maintain, and develop business, social and civic relationships with customers in the assigned territory to maximum profitability.
? Responsible for selling Wismettac products to all customers in the assigned territory.
? Grow business by anticipating customer needs, determining appropriate solutions to business problems, and providing an overall high level of customer service.
? Communicate plans to customers and effectively manage resources to support sales volume.
? Communicate new product and service opportunities, information or feedback gathering through field activity to appropriate company staff.
? Cooperate with accounting department to assure the collection of account receivable due.
? Assist in establishing sales objectives for territory in cooperation with (Deputy) Area Team Managers or (Assistant) Sales Manager.
? Cooperate with assigned Operation and Logistic staff to achieve territory sales goals.
? Provide timely reporting of activities in the field to assist in business and product planning.
? Submits sales activity reports and other reports as needed.
? Attend quarterly inventory count.
? Other duties as assigned.

Experience/ Training/ Education:
High School Degree or GED; require basic computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, Outlook); Excellent oral and written communication skills; Must have a valid US driver’s license

Special Requirement:
Korean / English bilingual or
Chinese / English bilingual or
Japanese / English bilingual

Knowledge/ Skills/ Ability:
? Knowledge in Microsoft application (i.e. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
? Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with the sales staff, management and clients
? Strong communication and conversation skills
? Ability to be cooperative and able to work as part of a team
? Ability to verify, drafts, and update database quickly and accurately
? Ability to travel to customer’s location
? Ability to learn Oracle ERP software
? Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under various time constraints
? Ability to perform his or her job responsibilities as the workload fluctuates; multitask and keep projects progressing simultaneously
? Ability to be outgoing, courteous, genuine and approachable
? Ability to be self-confident and mature, with a positive attitude and approach to work

Working Conditions:
Sales Associate has large territories and travel considerably. Because a sales area may cover several areas, Sales Associate may be away from home for several days or weeks at a time. Others work near their home base and travel mostly by car. Because of the nature of the work and the amount of travel, sales associate may work more than 60 hours per week. Sales associate often are on their feet for long periods and may carry heavy sample products (up to 50 pounds), necessitating some physical stamina. Dealing with different types of people can be stimulating but demanding. Sales associates often face competition from other companies. Companies usually set goals or quotas that associate are expected to meet. Sales Associates are also under the added pressure to maintain and expand their clientele.

Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job posting. Please note those individuals submitting resumes online are not considered an applicant for employment until a signed employment application is completed, usually at the time of interview. Applications must be completed in our office and are accepted for current openings only.