Job Location: Hershey, PA
This position has two openings.
COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Mandate
This position requires that you must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (even if working remotely) and present proof of vaccination before beginning employment. If you receive an offer of employment, you will be asked as part of the background check process to upload a copy of your vaccination card. If you believe you require an accommodation for medical or religious reasons related to the vaccine safety mandate, you may submit a request after you receive an offer of employment. Instructions on how to do so will be provided in your offer letter.
Responsible for selling Hershey portfolio, focusing on CORE and innovation items, promotional events and company focused initiatives to the Convenience, Food, and Foodservice classes of trade through the distributor network.
Sells targeted promotions, CORE, and innovation via outbound phone calls to Convenience, Food, and Foodservice class of trade retailers using effective sales techniques while maintaining call volumes, talk time and sales quotas. Product, promotional and marketing information is communicated to authorized retailers in order to generate sales. Sells and maintains compliance for annual loyalty contracts. Gathers information in order to assist in planning future promotions and in generating sales reports. Incorporates ongoing feedback to enhance product and promotional knowledge. Works as a team to contribute to the department and business objectives by meeting sales and distribution goals.
Participate in campaign management. Maintains accurate information for each customer in the database. Communicates applicable field follow-ups to leadership team.
Participates in training of newly hired employees and provides on-going peer sales coaching.
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:
* Exceptional Proven Selling Skills
* Proficient in Excel and Microsoft
* Keen Attention to Detail
* Time management
* Interpersonal skills
* Enthusiasm/positive attitude
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Education: Bachelor's degree in related field preferred
Experience: Sales experience a plus but not required
Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg