Meat Sales Representative in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA at The North West Company

Date Posted: 10/11/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As the Sales Representative for The North West Company (NWC), you achieve new orders from existing and new customers. In this role, you’re very familiar with the fresh meat industry and you’re responsible to ensure orders are placed on time and in conjunction with Crescent Multi Foods (CMF) logistics requirements.

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.

Your Role:

  • Work specifically with products surrounding the meat industry;
  • Assess inventory levels of meat stock and replenish accordingly;
  • Contact corporate stores (Northern, NorthMart, and Giant Tiger) for weekly orders;
  • Solicit new and existing customers for orders;
  • Set sales targets and develop plans to achieve those targets;
  • Keep up to date with new trends in the meat industry as they arise;
  • Ensure CMF is competitive in both market price and product assortment; and
  • Run monthly sales reports.

Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ selling experience, preferably in grocery or the meat industry;
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain positive customer relationships;
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook;
  • Proven organizational, planning, and prioritizing skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks, and assignments;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work flexible hours when required;
  • Great customer service skills and knowledge of produce; and
  • Ability to excel in a team environment and independently.

Location:  Crescent Multi Foods, 2049 Dugald Road

Reports To:  Wholesale Manager

Shift:  Monday to Friday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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