Remote

Posted on 04/27/18

Position: Outside Sales Representative

Reports to: Wholesale Manager

Base Location: Remote

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

SUMMARY

The Outside Sales Representative is the face of the company and a people person by nature. This individual is an excellent communicator, able to connect with customers, discuss all aspects of the product, and react in a timely manner to quick changing circumstances.  The OSR is responsible for external sales functions, ensuring customer satisfaction and accurate order entry while balancing the whole animal. The position works on prospecting business, inputting orders, maintaining their accounts needs and building business in new accounts.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform daily sales activities, face to face visits, staying in touch with customers and anticipating their needs
  • Use Salesforce to create orders
  • Use Salesforce to manage new business pipeline, leads and customer records including daily interactions, follow up, and closing opportunities
  • Interface with Inside Sales Coordinator to ensure accurate order fulfillment
  • Communicate effectively with customers, offer alternate cuts and suggestions for usage when needed
  • Achieve customer satisfaction, revenue generation, and long-term account goals in line with company vision and values
  • Balance sales with in-house inventory and upcoming supply, thinking and selling in whole animal quantities to minimize product loss
  • Upsell existing customers, encouraging them to try new products, and to purchase more of their existing products
  • On the road five days a week servicing accounts and building relationships
  • Meet sales quotas and exceed revenue goals while maintaining wholesale margins

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Salesforce and Microsoft Office required
  • Experience in the meat industry, knowledge of meat cuts or a willingness to learn
  • Passion for the Marin Sun Farms mission and product line
  • Effective communicator and negotiator
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Team player, positive attitude
  • Keen attention to detail and record-keeping
  • Available to work a schedule based on business needs.
  • Other duties as assigned by management

 

ABOUT MARIN SUN FARMS
At Marin Sun Farms we are creating a more sustainable food system by empowering farmers, conserving our natural landscapes, and restoring the vitality of the foodshed and its inhabitants. To accomplish this, we focus on the production of local, grass fed, pasture-based meat to nurture our Bay Area communities and families. We sell our branded beef, pork, lamb, goat, poultry, eggs and value-added products into the marketplace to wholesale accounts throughout California.