Employment Central - Sales Consultant

Sales Consultant

Sysco Alberta

Description/Duties
This position is responsible for helping the customer succeed while achieving specific team and individual sales and profit goals set by the company. Individuals in this position will provide an exceptional level of business to business (B2B) sales consultation, account management, customer service, and innovative solutions that differentiate Sysco in the marketplace. This role is responsible for the account management and growth of independent sales with a territory size between $4-6 million in annual sales.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Articulate and demonstrate the Sysco value proposition to engage and onboard new customers to Sysco products, services, and promotions using consultative selling methods

  • Responsible for Strategic Account Planning, developing new business, growing account portfolio, and retaining customer accounts to achieve profitable sales growth within assigned territory

  • Evaluate customer business needs and analyze market trends to develop customer centric product and service solutions

  • Be informed of market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products and sales; share information with customers as part of value-added services provided

  • Leverage Sales technology and business resources to provide end to end sales consultative services

  • Credit and Accounts Receivables management

  • Utilizes PMT & Deal Manager to support territory and market share growth

  • Oversight to pricing management and strategy for the territory

  • Track activities and results, collaborate on opportunities, and champion the team selling process through use of Salesforce (Sysco’s CRM tool)

  • Maybe required to work non-traditional hours, while also providing a level of individual autonomy to support and successfully meet customer needs

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 
Requirements/Qualifications
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in sales

  • Completion of post-secondary education or equivalent experience; CPSA designation is preferred

  • Proven ability to cultivate relationships and grow sales

  • Strong financial and business acumen and ability to properly plan and execute business plans

  • Demonstrated skills in the area of consultative selling, networking and negotiations

  • Business and restaurant operations acumen to manage sophisticated customers

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with and influence a variety of key stakeholders

  • Ability to express information in terms of profit and loss, food cost and expense ratio

  • Strong communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with internal and external teams

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, including the ability to execute multiple initiatives at the same time

  • Ability to learn the use of proprietary CRM tools for planning and forecasting sales growth

  • Ability to understand and manage compliance to contracts

  • Solid analytical problem-solving skills, including familiarity with analyzing reports and deriving insights from data

  • Proactive, self-directed, with the ability to structure a weekly schedule to be successful

  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Valid driver’s license in good standing with access to a vehicle is required 

Employment Central is operated by Judy L Corley Consulting Inc. and is funded by Government of Yukon, Economic Development and Service Canada