Distribution Sales Rep

Dawn Food Products   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Food & Beverage


Less than 5 years

Posted 271 days ago

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Dawn DSRs are responsible for achieving or exceeding sales goals within a defined territory by creating mutually profitable opportunities with existing customers as well as prospecting and securing new customer accounts. Dawn DSRs provide exceptional product knowledge and service ensuring customer satisfaction in all areas of the business. Dawn DSRs work outside of their assigned Distribution Center, reporting directly to that facility’s Sales Manager; they are commissioned team members and are paid within the parameters of the Dawn Corporate commission structure.


  • Provide on-site sales and consultation for our customers, including accurately entering, reviewing and transmitting customer orders
  • Calculate margins; prepare estimates and bids using Dawn’s pricing models to meet specific customer needs
  • Understand, explain and implement Dawn Foods’ credit policies and terms with customers
  • Identify prospective customers and new opportunities within existing accounts Monitor market conditions, product innovations and competitors’ products, prices and sales
  • Perform administrative duties, such as preparing sales budgets and reports, keeping sales records and filing expense reports


    • Minimum 3 years’ outside sales experience in a commissioned pay structure
    • Working knowledge of bakery products, raw materials and supplies
    • Working knowledge of foodservice and bakery operations
    • Possess an outgoing, consultative personality
    • Motivated self-starter able to work independently without direct daily supervision
    • Maintain superior customer service
    • Possess the ability to read, write, verbally communicate and comprehend the English language
    • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with co-workers and customers
    • Possess strong negotiating skills
    • Ability to understand and calculate margins
    • Valid Driver's License (MVR conducted)
    • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively
    • Bilingual (Spanish/English) capabilities preferred