A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.
Together with our 125,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys’ purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.
All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.
We are looking for an energetic individual to join the National Wholesale team as an Inside Sales Representative. The successful candidate will be bilingual in French and English, dedicated, customer service minded, and a love of food is an asset.
Grow the Business
Promote sales to existing customers
Present promotional opportunities to customers
Provide weekly telemarketing calls to designated customers
Assist in new customer development including independent customers, banner programs and key accounts
Report all competitive activity and market conditions to management
Assist both management and team members on special projects
Own the Customer Experience
Receive and process orders in a timely manner
Respond to and resolve service requests and inquiries in a timely manner
Consult with customers to resolve problems and provide ongoing support
Collection of all receivables; responsible to keep accounts within credit terms
1-3+ years Sales experience
Must be bilingual in both French and English
Experience completing corporate customs forms considered and asset
Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite
Knowledge of SAP an asset
Working knowledge of EXE
Strong attention to detail
Excellent written and communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong customer service orientation
Good problem solving skills
Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.
We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.