Email resume to holly@forageandfoster.com

We are currently seeking a sales representative for the Chicagoland market. Territory will include some city and some suburban coverage.

Sales Representative Position for CHICAGOLAND MARKET.

Forage & Foster Sales Representative is a full time position and is responsible for all assigned and earned foodservice and retail accounts. You will be responsible for achieving sales quota and providing sales, customer service and marketing support to our customers. Other important duties are developing relationships with retailers and chefs, providing excellent service, performing staff trainings, demo’s, and special events. This position requires you to work directly with your customers in the field, sampling products, educating, telling producer stories, and sampling some of the best products available in the market.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify prospective new accounts

  • Cold calling potential clients / Networking

  • Identify customer needs to be an effective partner

  • Increase sales within your assigned accounts

  • Selling, presenting, and building relationships with in person account visits.

  • Input orders on time and correctly

  • Communication between all internal departments

  • Tastings/ special events

  • Light travel

  • Understanding our mission and how it relates to the industry

Desired Skills and Experience

Education:   High School diploma, Bachelor degree is a plus.

Experience: 2+ years sales experience prefered

Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to function in a fast paced environment.

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Excellent Customer Service

  • Familiarity with Google Docs and GMail

  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, upbeat attitude, drive to succeed

  • Organized

  • Strong time management

  • Shared values (F&F vision)

  • Willingness to go above and beyond - extra hours if needed

  • Excited and passionate about food

  • Commitment to bettering the food system

  • Problem Solver

  • Ability to lift 40#

  • Must have your own vehicle