• Inside Sales Representative

    Job Locations US-NJ-Paterson
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/14/2019 12:11 PM)
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  • Overview

    M. Tucker, one of the largest food service and equipment distributors is seeking an experienced Inside Sales Representative to help assist in the penetration of the NJ Market. The company is experiencing tremendous growth and is looking to expand into this market. The company is prepared to do whatever is necessary to obtain market share. The ISR will be responsible for promoting the company’s products, services, and build relationships with new and existing customers.  This position assists the Sales Representative growth in the sales of equipment, table top, smallwares, paper products and chemicals to restaurants, office building cafeterias, country clubs, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels, motels and/or other properties that require kitchen equipment and supplies.  


    • Assist Sales Representative in the his/her territory
    • Demonstrate consultative selling by generating interest and cultivating relationships
    • Call and engage prospective properties and promote the value of dealing with our company
    • Make product recommendations based on the needs of the business
    • Provide samples, fliers, or catalogs and discuss product features, advantages and benefits based on their needs
    • Quote prices, convey credit terms, and prepare sales quotes
    • Work with Accounts Receivable to ensure that customers pay invoices within agreed upon terms
    • Travel for company functions, sales meetings, conferences and training sessions
    • Submit sales and expense reports in a timely manner

    Ideal Candidate Will Possess the Following Skills and Abilities


    • Must have experienced computer literacy that includes, Internet navigation and use of Microsoft Office as well as a willingness to become proficient using prescribed company technology and software
    • At least one year sales experience with proven record of sales success and history of accomplishments prefered
    • Employees or former employees of country clubs, restaurants, or catering facilities a plus
    • Candidates who are or were in the foodservice distribution business, restaurant managers, restaurant operations, sold restaurant equipment or supplies, or managed the front of the house operations for a foodservice establishment all a plus
    • Stellar business ethics
    • Professional demeanor, vibrant personality, and the ability to instill trust in prospects and customers
    • Goal-oriented and driven self-starter who can work independently or with a team
    • Fluency in English, excellent written and verbal communication, active listening, and customer service skills
    • Capacity to convey ideas effectively and sell a variety of products; possess strong closing skills
    • Must maintain a valid driver license with a driving record that meets Company minimum standards for travel throughout assigned district to service customers and call upon prospects
    • College degree preferred


    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals and groups of managers, clients and customers
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure; compute rate, ratio and percent; use whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals                                        
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
    • Ability to work in a disciplined, consistent, timely and objective manner and capable of following established policies, procedures and practices
    • Ability to plan and organize own activities; analyze data; manage work time efficiently; follow procedures and policies; identify and solve problems; and manage multiple priorities
    • Reports to work promptly and regularly, demonstrates the ability to consistently meet deadlines


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally

    lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  This position will require regular travel via a personal automobile or mass transit which may result in long periods of sitting.



    The ISR may work in a normal office environment.  ISRs are expected to travel to and from their accounts if needed.  


    NOTICE:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job.  This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the associate in this job. The associate will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.



    At Singer Equipment Company and M. Tucker, we value each and every one of our dedicated staff and therefore are pleased to offer a competitive starting wage, a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability, 401K with company match, group life insurance, flexible spending, paid time off, and paid holidays. 


    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


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