Distributor Sales Representative(Columbus, Cincinnati or Dayton) at Nestlé

| Cincinnati, OH
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Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

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Position Summary

The primary purpose and function of the person holding this position is to sell Nestle USA products to the company's retail partners. Activities will center on selling new item introductions, marketing promotions, line extensions, merchandising and maintenance of existing product lines. In some instances this position will be responsible for training of new sales employees.

This role is designed to develop the future sales leaders of Nestle. These highly sought after positions are comprehensive, interactive and strategically integrated into our Sales department. We are looking for people with the right mix of talent and enthusiasm - with proven leadership skills, strong analytical, communication skills, nationwide mobility and individuals with the ability to work in a team setting are strongly encouraged to apply.

Location: The successful candidate must reside in territory, this role will cover (Columbus, Cincinnati and Dayton)

Store Sales:• Assume complete responsibility for store activity and development within a territory.• Execute promotionally effective marketing and sales programs at store level.• Establish and achieve retail sales goals and objectives for territory.• Increase store sales volume within territory.• Suggest creative sales and marketing concepts to Management.• Store Distribution• Ensure that authorized distributions are present within assigned retail accounts.• Capitalize on retail distribution opportunities at store level and communicate competitive distribution gains and losses.

Store Merchandising:• Implement and achieve corporate merchandizing objectives at all assigned accounts.• Obtain maximum display support at all assigned retail accounts.• Use POS material to support the movement of all products.

Sales Administration:• Provide useful and timely service to accounts and handle customer and consumer complaints in accordance with policies.• Submit and maintain proper customer records, sales, activities and other required reports and forms.• Develop proper relations and rapport with customers within territory.• Maintain proper territory coverage of all assigned accounts within territory.• Drive to assigned stores and provide sales coverage as required.• Maintain, organize and update all sales materials for effective utilization.• Handle unsaleable products according to company policies.• Follow company car policies. Company car and other company equipment should be maintained in accordance with company policies.

Requirements:• Bachelors degree or 2+ year of retail experience preferred• A minimum of one to two years of successful Retail sales and/or consumer goods experience preferred

Skills:• Knowledge of beverage, ready to drink or Direct Store Delivery (DSD) is a plus• Demonstrates leadership ability through direct or cross functional team• Strong communication skills both oral and written• Ability to take initiative with minimal supervision• Ability to train others on Nestle standards• Aligns a strategy and enables results through others• Interpersonal skills and ability to influence others• Plan and Prioritize work effectively• Detailed oriented and able to work in a fast paced environment• Embrace an entrepreneurial mindset• Industry / Retail Knowledge preferred• Proficient computer skills with Microsoft office applications

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It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.

The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at [email protected] or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.
More Information on Nestlé
Nestlé operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Arlington, VA. Nestlé was founded in 2022. It has 201754 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 33 open jobs at Nestlé, click here.
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