The Honey Baked Ham Company, LLC Local Sales Representative - Chicago in Orland Park, Illinois
After over 60 years in business, we're still deeply committed to Making Meals Memorable. We're the home of The World's Best Ham™ and the secret to our success isn't a secret at all--it's our people. We're a high performance team committed to being authentic in everything we do and to living our Values in full view of the communities we serve. We have an entrepreneurial spirit that's brought us a lot of success and we're looking for a Local Sales Representative to join the team for our Chicago area market. Our perfect candidate will thrive in a fun and casual environment, pay it forward daily, and add value to the company by establishing and growing B2B gifting and catering sales of HBH products to local business prospects and customers throughout the year.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Prospects, qualifies and sells HBH catering to new corporate customers within an assigned geographical market. Builds relationships with new catering customers to encourage frequent repeat business. Sells HBH products and Gift Cards to corporate customers by articulating the Gifting Value Proposition and benefit of HBH products.
Achieves assigned sales targets on a monthly and trimester basis.
Achieves assigned number of tasks and daily activities such as number of calls, visits, etc.
Records work completed daily in designated reporting system (i.e. M-Task, CRM, etc.).
Performs administrative and recordkeeping duties such as accepting orders, entering orders in to the HBH POS system, submitting orders on a timely basis for fulfillment, creating and maintaining prospecting lists, providing customer service assistance to corporate clients, and generating and submitting telemarketing activity reports on a regular basis.
Schedules and conducts Lunch and Learn seminars with groups of businesses or large businesses.
Places follow-up calls to customers prior to order receipt and after order receipt to ensure customer satisfaction with the process and purchase.
Reports customer issues and major changes to the General Manager for resolution.
Builds relationships with HBH General Managers in the market to gain a better understanding of the market and the strengths of the stores.
Performs other duties as required by business and departmental requirements.
YOUR TRACK RECORD
Associates Degree or equivalent work experience preferred. HS Diploma or GED with 1 + years of business-to-business sales experience. Great organizational and planning skills, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Direct selling experience preferred and customer service experience a plus.
WHAT ELSE TO KNOW?
Up to 50% travel within an assigned market - must have a valid drivers license and clean driving record.
WHAT CAN WE OFFER?
Competitive salary and benefits plan, including a matched 401(k), monthly cell phone allowance and mileage reimbursement and a culture where doing the right thing is the only thing to do...and where you can have fun (Really. It's in our Values. #notstuffy)
We're proud of our company and to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, sex, color, citizenship, national origin, religion, age, marital status, disability, military/uniformed service, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other protected class under applicable federal, state or local law.
The Honey Baked Ham Company LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.