Commercial Equipment Sales: Food Service - Area Manager (KZN, EC)
Are you interested in a long-term, specialized and rewarding career with a unique industry leader? Become a professional Culinary Equipment Company Area Sales Manager and join our highly respected sales team.
Our customer base includes Award Winning Restaurants, Hotels and respected businesses all looking to Culinary as their preferred equipment partner.
Candidates who are or were in the foodservice distribution business, restaurant managers, restaurant operations, sold restaurant equipment or supplies, or managed the front of the house operations for a foodservice establishment all a plus.
Position available immediately
Build the territory by hunting for new clients or from their own existing relationships
Employ product knowledge to educate and sell prospect base
Demonstrate mastery of consultative selling by generating interest and cultivating relationships
Call and engage prospective properties and promote the value of dealing with our company
Make product recommendations based on the needs of the business
Provide samples, fliers, or catalogs and discuss product features, advantages and benefits based on client needs
Quote prices, convey credit terms, and prepare sales contracts
Work with Accounts Receivable to ensure that customers pay invoices within agreed upon terms
Travel for company functions, sales meetings, conferences and training sessions
Submit forecasting and sales reports as requested by management
Submit sales and expense reports in a timely manner
Ideal Candidate Will Possess the Following Skills and Abilities
Two to five years sales experience with proven record of sales success and history of accomplishments preferred
Candidates who are or were in the foodservice distribution business, restaurant managers, restaurant operations, sold restaurant equipment or supplies, or managed the front of the house operations for a foodservice establishment all a plus
Stellar business ethics
Professional demeanor, vibrant personality, and the ability to instill trust in prospects and customers
Goal-oriented and driven self-starter who can work independently or with a team
Excellent written and verbal communication, active listening, and customer service skills
Computer literacy that includes Internet navigation and use of Microsoft Office as well as company technology and software
Capacity to convey ideas effectively and sell a variety of products; possess strong closing skills
Base Salary plus Competitive Earned Commission
Professional Training Programs
Medical Aid Optional
Only successful candidates shall receive an email reply.