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Inside Sales Representative at Eden Foods Inc - 12987

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Inside Sales Representative
Eden Foods Inc
701 Tecumseh Rd
49236 Clinton , MI
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Job Description: 

Eden Foods – Clinton, Michigan (Lenawee County) seeks full-time, in-house Sales Dept. help. Teamwork, service mindset, and good communication skills needed. Food knowledge and business experience helpful. Good people, food, and benefits.

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Job Description
Sales Department
Position: Inside Sales Representative
Reports to: National Sales Manager

Initiate, develop, and maintain relationships with Eden Foods’ customers, prospects, food brokers, and customer staff. Conduct business professionally at every opportunity.
Merchandising at a good price point is success.

1. Qualify accounts and prospects in all classes and maintain accurate information about them for the Company.
2. Strengthen customer service and the Eden Brand through interface with customers, team members, and Company contacts.
3. Build relationships to foster commerce, knowledge of, and consumer appreciation of the Eden brand.
4. Knowledge about Eden foods, the Company, its Terms of Sale, and policies.
5. Learn and maintain good knowledge about Eden Foods’ business practices and processes in order to efficiently help manage them.
6. Understand strategies, tactics, and priorities to be able to accurately and effectively perform job duties.
7. Reliable, timely, and precise interface and follow through with customers, team members, and Eden contacts.
8. Accurate, thoughtful, and timely communication with prospects, retailers, customers, and distributors consistent with Eden Foods’ Marketing, Ethics, Terms of Sale, Purchase Orders, and Incentive Agreements.
9. Courteous, professional countenance in professional dealings.
10. Activate direct supply to retail stores, eCommerce businesses, distributors, and consumers.
11. Research, communicate with, and qualify potential and existing distributor and retail businesses.
12. Follow, report on, and coordinate with customer activities and needs.
13. Communication with the National Sales Manager, Regional Representatives, and broker representatives regarding opportunities, customer needs, customer activities, and pertinent market information.
14. Accommodate the needs of Eden Regional and Broker Reps promptly by handling requests and inquiries of all kinds, such things as product information, samples, various forms and paperwork, and logistics.
15. Help oversee and manage proper use of Eden trademarks, brand names, and copyrighted intellectual property wherever it may be being used. Promptly communicate internally about any potential trademark infringements or copyright concerns.
16. Consistently contribute to the maintenance and accuracy of crucial company databases, business activity records, and customer information.

1. Professional maintenance of high moral and ethical standards.
2. Sufficient education, experience, and skills to have created a foundation for the professional conduct of business.
3. An adaptable, teamwork oriented inclination.
4. A service aligned frame of mind with an openness toward other company members, customers, and vendors
5. Problem solving abilities with an analytical, communicative demeanor.
6. Reliable, thorough follow-up and follow-through on tasks and opportunities.
7. Willingness to learn and function as a team player in doing business for Eden Foods.
8. Computer skills, and willingness learn; must become proficient in processing data and communicate using company supplied tools.
9. Ability to reliably communicate in a straightforward and forthright manner.
10. Ability to build healthy relationships with Eden staff and applicable external stakeholders – retailers, distributors, brokers, and consumers at all levels.
11. Forward looking; anticipating what is necessary to thoroughly and efficiently get the job done.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive or a complete explanation of all duties. Employees are required to perform other duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor or Eden Management. Eden reserves the right to modify job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Application Instructions: 

Email resume to Sherri Laing, HR

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