Sales Representative, Burnaby, BC

Fueled by coffee, does the adrenaline rush that comes with landing the account put a little pep in your step?

If you are creative, and a high-energy sales professional who thrives on identifying the right solutions to customers problems, Canterbury’s Sales Team is looking for you!

If it’s the variety that comes with travelling to visit customers and the flexibility of a hybrid work environment you are looking for, look no further come join the Canterbury Sales Team.

Canterbury is seeking an entrepreneurial minded, customer focused and dynamic sales professional to engage with customers to promote, sell and merchandise Canterbury products within foodservices. 

Working within an assigned territory you are accountable for the development of new business and maintenance of an existing customer portfolio.  As a consultative sales professional, you employ a way of thinking that inspires, challenges, and helps people find innovative solutions while creating opportunities out of problems and recommend product-related solutions.

As a business partner, you collaborate across the business to facilitate the successful processing and management of customer accounts ensuring a routinely exceptional customer experience.

You have:

  • Minimum 3 years’ sales experience within foodservice; coffee industry experience would be a strong asset
  • Proven track record of successfully managing customer relationships, and meeting sales targets
  • College diploma, or relevant sales and/or marketing courses or equivalent, with CPG/food sales preferred
  • Experience monitoring, measuring, and improving sales performance
  • Strong computer and presentation skills
  • A valid driver’s license, own vehicle and the ability to travel within the assigned territory
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
  • Experience/interest in learning about basic equipment maintenance (brewers, espresso machines, grinders etc.)

You are great at:

  • Prospecting
  • Pipeline Management
  • Risk Management
  • Value Creation
  • Customer Service
  • Data Analysis
  • Solutions-oriented
  • Cross-Selling/Upselling
  • Negotiations
  • Relationship Building
  • Time Management
  • Excellent Communication Skills

We offer:

  • A fun and supportive environment
  • Base Pay, Incentive Pay and Vacation starting at 3 weeks per year.
  • Group Health & Dental Benefits program
  • Growth opportunities
  • A rewarding career with a Canadian business that takes pride in giving back to community
  • Employee pricing on our product line-up
  • Access to our on-site fitness facility
  • Free, on-site parking
  • And … a workplace filled with the aroma of coffee…. all day…every day.

Applications are welcomed from all individuals, including women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of our company. Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Job Types: Full-time
Job Categories: Sales

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