Position Title: Retail Customer Representative Company: Maple Leaf Foods Department: Sales Date Posted: 2019-03-14 09:43:25
Location: Edmonton - AB Reference No.: 12069169 Emp. Type: Full Time
A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company
Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.
Our job is to make great food
Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging. We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.
Raise the Good in Food
We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.
Our Leadership Values
Six core values guide us in everything that we do.
Do what’s right
Deliver winning results
Build collaborative teams
Get things done in a fact-based, disciplined way
Learn and grow, inwardly and outwardly
Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble
Retail Customer Representative - Edmonton
Territory Sales Coverage, new product presentation, focus on distribution, incremental display opportunities, cross merchandising, execute Marketing Initiatives, build strong customer relationships and execute all other tasks required to maintain and grow the territory.
A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:
Maximize territory coverage in the designated region
Execute Marketing Initiatives with strong planning
Lead Merchandising and cross promotion with other vendors and in-store departments
Work with the Sales team and Business teams to secure commitments from customers
Report Territory activities back to District Sales Manager in a timely manner
Exceed distribution targets
Exceed display targets
Plan execution for all promotions
Understand the financial implications of decisions made in the field
Achieve personal goals as set out by District Sales Manager
Represent Maple Leaf Foods with the highest level of professionalism and integrity
What we have to offer you:
Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business.
Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
Defined Contribution Pension Plan
Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
Employee Assistance Program
What you will bring:
1-2 years sales experience is an asset
Preferred post-secondary education and related experience
Excellent time management and planning skills
Excellent computer skills and ability to use an iPad effectively
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Ability to work independently
Strong planning skills and time management skills
Priority management skills
Microsoft Office knowledge
Ability to make informed decisions independently
Drive to succeed and surpass target
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.
Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce. Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at email@example.com. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.