Fresh Food Consultants - Sales
Description

Hardie’s Fresh Foods seeks passionate, high energy Fresh Foods Consultants to join our thriving team in Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas. We are experts in fresh food consulting who support local produce, offer a variety of protein, farm-fresh dairy, and specialty foods which are menu must-haves for our diverse customer base. The Fresh Foods Consultant will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships promoting products offered, generating their own leads, and analyzing and predicting future trends and needs.


Duties and Responsibilities of the Fresh Foods Consultant will include:

  • Win new business by actively cold calling and following up on all leads supporting activities through our innovative CRM 
  • Successful management of accounts by solving service problems, tracking orders/delivery errors providing feedback resolution
  • Develop and maintain historical perspective on the marketplace to analyze and predict future trends and needs and maintain familiarity with competitor’s products and services
  • Work well with all departments to facilitate a positive customer experience
  • Increase overall sales by expanding active customer into other categories 
  • Live the core value behaviors every day embracing company resources offered and initiatives
Requirements

Qualifications for a Fresh Foods Consultant include:

  • Food sales is a plus with the understanding of fresh foods supply-chain logistics but not required
  • Outside sales experience required
  • Effective professional communication skills (Bilingual in Spanish is a plus) 
  • Resilient with the ability to think strategically and develop long-term plans and relationships
  • Highly organized with strong multitasking skills working effectively in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Motivation to research and provide proactive solutions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experienced in product specification and quality parameters
  • Proficient in Google and Excel with the ability to learn company ERP software programs for job success