Utz is expanding our customer-focused sales team by seeking a Sales Support Associate to work out of our Leetsdale, PA Sales Center. A Sales Support Associate (SSA) works closely with and assists current Route Sales Professionals (RSPs) acquiring sales knowledge and job understanding with the expectation of being promoted to RSP - ultimately taking full responsibilities of sales on an assigned route. We are seeking individuals with a skill set that can embrace and thrive in a sales environment to represent and sell the best brands of snack food in the industry. This is an hourly, full time position.
Assist the Route Sales Professional (RSP) in their role as the sole and primary regular sales contact to all customers within an assigned territory. Visit customers on a regular basis to sell and perform sales-related activities.
Work closely with RSPs in assessing on-site product inventory maintained by retail customers. Determine purchase quantities and varieties of product necessary to maximize selling opportunities.
Assist in pulling, receiving, and displaying products. Learn rotation, display, and product mix techniques to ensure end consumer appeal.
Assist RSPs in assessing potential display and product locations through. In conjunction with the RSP, engage store decision makers and offer recommendations to increase ROI by displaying a full line of products.
Learn to utilize selling required techniques to introduce new product line to new and current customers.
Provide support to RSPs to the extent they actively search, solicit, and develop new customer accounts within an assigned territory.
Learn ordering system and product identifying codes to assist the RSP with sales orders and end of day procedures.
Attend sales meetings and offer suggestions to management and to other RSPs as to how to maximize sales.
Celebrating 100 years of Utz!
Here at Utz, our goal is to manufacture and sell the best possible products with a commitment to customer satisfaction that is second to none. Our iconic family of brands includes Utz, Snyder of Berlin, Golden Flake, Zapps, Bachman, Good Health, TGI Friday's, and Jax. We pride ourselves on our pleasant working environment, challenging opportunities, career growth and competitive wages. We also offer an attractive benefit package that includes medical, prescription, dental and vision plans, an employer match 401k, profit sharing plan and more. Come grow with the Utz Family of Brands!
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Prior sales experience desired.
Must be 19 years or older and requires a valid driver's license.
Must be able to operate a route sales delivery step van in a safe and competent manner on a regular basis.
Requires the passing of the Utz On-line Defensive Driving Program.
Requires the ability to lift, carry and transport products into accounts through the use of a hand truck in order to fulfill RSP's own sales.
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