Outside Sales Representative

Paragon Foods - Morgantown, WV

Full-time

Job Description

Paragon Foods, located in Warrendale, PA, delivers top quality produce and other food products to restaurants, schools, hospitals and other clients throughout Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, and Northern West Virginia.

The Outside Sales Representative position will sell fresh and specialty food products to various food service establishments. The majority of each work day will be spent in an assigned territory seeking out new business opportunities or meeting with current customers to make certain their expectations are being met/exceeded. The ability to manage your own schedule and the desire to go above and beyond for our clients are keys to success in this position.

This Outside Sales Representative position will be serving a territory surrounding the Morgantown, WV, area. The ideal candidate will be based somewhere that provides easy access to this entire territory. Occasional travel to Paragon’s Warrendale, PA, location will be required.

Minimum Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • 4 years of professional experience in chef level food service or outside sales OR Education such as an Associate's Degree or culinary training plus professional experience in outside sales, customer service, or chef-level food service.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Proficient with MS Office products, particularly Outlook and Excel.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and required insurance.
  • Time management and organization skills
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment and background check.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Sales: 4 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts