A Japanese food manufacturer is seeking a sales representative who will be able to execute sales plan for existing an new accounts to achieve the regional Korean market annual sales budget.
Title: Account Representative
Salary: 45K – 53K (DOE)
Benefit:Health, Dental, 401K
Hour: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: La Palma, CA
Creatively analyze, plan and provide solutions to the consumers through our products and promotions, and through distributors and retailers/restaurants.
Visit and implement in store/restaurant promotional activities to maximize brand presence and product turn.
Make a strong relationships by regular sales calls, product study session and any other close communications with designated distributor accounts.
Provide merchandising expertise and support retailers to expand product placement at the shelf and other points in store.
Attend trade shows and cultural events.
Identify and propose new opportunities for business growth.
Report, review, and analyze sales metrics, sales activities, market trends, and competitive environment.
Complete and submit payment requests.
Bachelor’s Degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university; or at least five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
2-3 years of sales experience required.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally & written
Native or Fluent Korean language skills
Native or Fluent English language skills
Ability to organize, prioritize and schedule in a fast-paced environment with quick
turnaround times and short deadlines
Self-starter & self-disciplined
Good command of Microsoft software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Good presentation skills
Ability to travel 25% – 40% of time
Knowledge or experience in the Food Industry a plus
Ability to work weekends periodically
Ability to handle physically strenuous duties (moving or carrying heavy loads up to 50 lbs) periodically.