Job Order: 102

Base Salary:



Province of Quebec

Job Description:

Profile:Our client is a food manufacturer of baked goods and is looking to hire 1 sales representative selling to the retail industry. You are energetic, enthusiastic and preferably have some experience with baked goods or a bakery.

Territory: Province of Quebec

Work Place: Montreal/ Home office

Products/Services: Bakery products

Salary: $55,000

Commissions: $11,000

Car allowance: $500 plus gas card

Expenses reimbursement: All business expenses reimbursed

Other Benefits:  

-Insurance all paid 100% by company after 3 months
-Home office



-Service existing Retail accounts in the Quebec region and  establish relationships and rapport with bakery department  managers;
-Provide support for brokers and the company across Quebec
-Identify opportunities and gaps in bakery departments and  provide sales solutions to assist in the growth of the company's  bakery products in the Retail Industry

-Introduce new products to customers and gather information on  potential products and inform marketing.
-Provide feedback on our competitive landscape
-Provide direction to Research and Development on  new  products and trends

-Provide forecasting for inventory requirements
-Handle customer complaints and concerns
-Participate in efforts to achieve departmental and company  goals

-Ability to showcase/demonstrate baked goods in  customer  and trade show environments
-Work with broker and customer representatives to identify  opportunities
-Work closely with Retail Sales at Head Office
-Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures

Job Requirements:


Development vs Maintenance: 20% vs 80%  

Road vs Office: 80% vs 20%

Languages:  Must be bilingual and strong written and verbal skills French and english

Education:  A post-secondary Degree/diploma is preferred

Training: On site training but must have bakery experience

Overnight Travel:  Up to 15% overnight travel required

Years’ of experience:  Minimum 2 years previous sales

experience is required, in retail  bakery departments

Other requirements:

-Quick thinking, goal oriented individual who can prioritize  activities and has the drive, energy and follow-through to  achieve results in a rapidly changing, fast paced environment;
-You love meeting and persuading clients
-You are committed to excellence

Transferable Knowledge:

-Candidate must be sufficiently skilled with MS Office
-The incumbent must be a skilled negotiator, able to write      reports and business correspondence as well as effectively  present information and respond to questions from groups of  managers, clients, customers and the general public

Contact Details:

Brigitte Beaudoin