Regional Sales Associate

    • Job Tracking ID: 512084-594448
    • Job Location: Seattle, WA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 11, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Oversea Casing Company is a growing international processing and distribution company supplying sausage casings to the sausage making industry throughout N. America and abroad. Family-owned and operated, Oversea Casing Company has manufactured and marketed the finest natural casing since 1928. We buy and sell natural sausage casings both domestically and internationally and service some of the finest sausage manufacturers throughout N America.

We are looking for a motivated regional sales associate interested in a multi-faceted and challenging work environment within in a casual office south of downtown Seattle. This is a full-time position with working hours generally 7 am to 4 pm Monday-Friday and will require travel. We offer generous pay, full benefits, paid time off, and free parking. To learn more about us, please visit our website at www.overseacasing.com.

Position Summary

The Regional Sales Associate will drive sales growth from new and existing accounts demonstrating skill in promotion and sales of product throughout new and existing accounts in N. American markets. This position works as art of a sales team and must collaborate and communicate operations and accounting team members for maximum customer service.

Responsibilities Include

Account maintenance - The associate will be assigned a list of established accounts. Regular contact and support must be maintained and new issues and opportunities should be identified.

New Accounts - The associate will identify and solicit new opportunities by introductory calls, site visits and sampling.

Travel - After completion of a training period the associate will travel throughout the assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers, solicit orders, test and qualify product and attend state and national trade shows.

CRM- Associate will maintain detailed records of customer data and business transactions using customer relationship management software.

Experience and Skills:

The successful candidate will have these qualifications:

  • At least 5 years wholesale sales experience required
  • College level degree preferred but not required
  • Prior demonstrated training in effective selling skills
  • Strong account management, planning and account development skills
  • Goal orientation and results driven
  • Developed relationship building interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills delivered orally and in writing
  • Approach work with high degree of energy, enthusiasm and persistence
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Experience with CRM software is a plus
  • General knowledge of wholesale meat trade is a plus
  • SAP Business One application experience a plus

Oversea Casing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer