Food Service Sales Agent Job Description


Responsible for selling food products and services to companies for distribution purposes. Visits companies, delivers presentations, and takes orders.

Primary responsibilities

  • Sell food, food ingredients, and food services to businesses and individuals.
  • Sell food for the purpose of re-distribution and to get the food into the market.
  • Sell food to restaurants, caterers, event planners, etc.
  • Manage and develop new customers, while maintaining existing sales within assigned customers and a given sales territory.
  • Develop a daily/weekly call list and maintain information accuracy monthly.
  • Review daily sales reports.
  • Review monthly the best monitoring sales report with management to determine if goals and objectives are being met.
  • Coordinate sales with food service producer to ensure demand is met.
  • Communicate trends/pricing issues and other unique issues as it relates to sales.
  • Work closely with local brokers/manufacturers on developing new business and promoting manufacturers’ product lines.
  • Develop new markets and accounts by utilizing the current relationships and building new relationships in the food service channel.
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows, and telemarketing events.
  • Coordinate shipping schedules and delivery of merchandise and services.
  • Analyze territory and monitoring performance results, daily call reports and weekly work plans.

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