Jakes Finer Foods
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, Life and AD&D- employer provided, 401K Profit Sharing Plan, Career Development Opportunities including continued education

Job Summary

To manage and develop new customers, while maintaining existing sales within assigned customers.

Title: Sales Representative

Reports To: Sales Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following other duties may be assigned:

  • Oversee, maintain and develop existing business within a territory.
  • Review daily sales reports to manage and coordinate work activity.
  • Develop a daily/weekly call list and maintain information accuracy monthly.
  • Work closely with specialists on account presentations and penetration.
  • To develop a target list of new customer development with district manager's support.
  • Review monthly the best monitoring sales report with management to determine if goals and objectives are being met.
  • Develop a front line relationship with assigned customers.
  • Communicate trends/pricing issues and other unique issues as it relates to sales.
  • Work closely with the purchasing department on customer needs.
  • Participate in all sales/marketing functions as it relates to company business
  • To promote a positive attitude within the company.
  • Work closely with local brokers/manufacturers on developing new business and promoting manufacturers' product lines.
  • Work closely with operations and management in regards to sales needs.
  • Must be able to meet company goals and objectives.
  • Other responsibilities as required


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak and communicate well with customers, and other team members

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Job Attributes:

  • Attention to accuracy and detail; must be able to accurately keep records and posses organizational skills
  • Displays professionalism, a good work ethic, and is accountable for one's actions
  • Act in an ethical manner, treat team members, customers, vendors and visitors with respect, and is adaptable to a changing environment
  • Ability to efficiently lead a team, delegate, supervise functions and keep subordinates motivated
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Adhere to all general safety rules
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Problem solving capabilities, especially when concerning customer service issues
  • Report to work on time, and remain on the job until completed and released by a supervisor
  • Some knowledge with Microsoft Office Software (Excel, Word)
  • Knowledge of food, food ingredients and nonfood products, their application and preparation
  • Hotels/restaurant background preferred but not required

Physical Requirements Other duties may be assigned:

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

  • Ability to maintain a moderate level of visual attention and mental concentration for significant periods of time as required
  • Ability to manipulate necessary office equipment, computer software, hardware and equipment
  • Ability to perform the following physical activities: fine manipulating with hands, talking, hearing and repetitive motions
  • Ability to lift objects up to 50lbs as required
  • Ability to drive self

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must pass all screens
  • 3 years of food service experience
  • Willing to work additional hours, holidays and weekends as requested by Management.

** Complete job description with a detailed list of duties will be provided upon request.

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