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Outside Food Sales Representative

Welcome to Gordon Food Service! We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. Here's a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry.
Gordon Food Service At a Glance
There's a seat at our table for you...
You've never experienced a sales team quite like ours!
By utilizing a consultative, relationship-focused approach, our sales team is at the front lines, helping make our customers' food service businesses thrive. We invite you to join our team of high-performing, results-driven sales professionals, where the potential for our customers is personal.
As an Outside Food Sales Representative with Gordon Food Service, you will have the opportunity to cultivate relationships, develop new business, and provide innovative solutions to our customers, helping them to achieve their goals and, in return, yours! Come experience a world where servant leadership and cutting-edge tools and training come together to support your career growth and financial objectives.
What sets us apart:
A generous 401(k) matching program that is above industry standards
An Automobile Expense Plan
Financial Rewards for Performance
Career Development, Mentor Programs, and Leadership Training
Low-cost Benefit options for your family, health, and future
A Culture of Integrity and Respect
Sales Support and Resources
Mobile Ordering
Exclusive, high-quality brands
E-tools that assist with organization and selling strategies
Sophisticated warehouse systems that ensure order fulfillment accuracy
A newly developed CRM system and an array of technologies
An internal support system
About this role:
Responsibilities will include supporting order and delivery interaction between foodservice customers and Gordon Food Service in all aspects of the sales process.You will learn consultative selling skills by working with experienced sales professionals to strengthen customer relationships, grow profitable sales, participate in business reviews and negotiations, and assist with business development.
Like any job, there are some requirements:
A High School Diploma / GED is required, but a Bachelor's Degree and/or a Culinary Certification is preferred
You must maintain a valid State Driver's License and safe driving record
You should have at least 1 year of prior sales, business, or foodservice experience
You must be able to obtain your food safety certification
Your car is your office! Expect daily travel throughout your assigned territory
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Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Servcie customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.
Benefits
We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service. Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! Click here for more details.
Our People Make the Difference Gordon Food Service Stewardship Report
Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words "Accommodation Request" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.
All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco free.
Gordon Food Service is a drug free workplace and drug tests all employees.

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