Your career path has many avenues available for you to succeed. Are you looking to advance at a rate that matches your ambition and skill set? At Bunzl, we understand and want to invest in you. With our multi-career options, you'll not only be able to find the adventure you are looking for today, but can be confident that new opportunities will be there for advancement in your future.
At Bunzl, we know that our employees are our number one asset. We seek to recruit and retain the right people who are passionate about our business and we provide opportunities for our employees so that they may progress within our company based on their talents, experiences, and their aptitude.
The Assistant Sales Manager is responsible for aiding the Sales Manager and Sales Director with creating, developing and driving sales for Bunzl's assigned distribution facilities. The successful candidate will assist and coordinate sales activities with sales representatives, including development of sales strategies and communication.
Will train and assist in the Sales department to learn and understand the sales processes
Development of significant Target Account program for each territory
Responsible for creating and driving sales while achieving financial goals
Build positive customer relationships for both short and long-term success
Communicate with internal staff, to include procurement and customer service, to ensure customer satisfaction
Assist with other relevant projects as necessary
Assist the Sales Manager with developing the sales budget if required
Drive a strong customer service mentality and continue building current customer relationships
Assist with the development and deployment of sales and customer specific sales strategies
Travel required to periodic mandatory company meetings, to include overnight stays
High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree or equivalent amount of professional experience required
Minimum of 5 years of sales experience with a proven track record selling in competitive markets, previous supervisory experience preferred
Success in selling an outsourcing program and experience working with food service distributors and multi-location chains is highly preferred
Demonstrated ability to understand market in which you are selling and the deployment of resources that ensure maximum coverage and product exposure
Proficient PC skills required, AS400/iSeries experience is preferred
Must possess executive level communication skills; including the ability to sell the concept of improving operating efficiencies while demonstrating value added benefits to executive management
Success contacting and making presentation to key people within customer organizations from purchasing managers, general managers, presidents and owners
Must possess strong planning, organizational and time management skills, as well as strong analytical problem solving skills
Must be a self-starter with strong leadership skills and a creative initiator with the ability to motivate
Must be team orientated with excellent customer service and selling skills
So, what are you waiting for? A new career awaits you with endless opportunities.
Bunzl is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion. Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Bunzl North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 4,800 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.
Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.
Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.