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Job Title: Sales Specialist

Company: The Restaurant Store, Inc.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sales Specialist with The Restaurant Store is responsible for assisting the Sales Manager with various aspects of developing and maintaining an effective sales culture for a retail branch location.  The Sales Specialist will achieve a variety of operational goals through effective day-to-day sales strategies that align with the goals of our merchandising, purchasing, and inventory teams.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience in retail and/or supply chain management
  • High school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to the internal quota system and coordinate on-site visits for appropriate sales opportunities
  • Develop and maintain extensive product knowledge and conduct product training within the branch location
  • Build and maintain a working understanding of DISC profiling to match customer needs with a sales team member
  • Communicate with Street Marketing team to identify opportunities within the local market that support future growth
  • Communicate with Branch / Assistant Branch Manager(s) to identify charitable organizations to support within the local market
  • Support Membership and Gold Membership growth year over year within the local market
  • Support the growth and utilization of TRS.com across our customer base
  • Maintain the overall cleanliness of the store

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Proficiency with MS Office required (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and experience with CRM systems and project management tools
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to explain technical and complex concepts in a simple and concise way to ensure ease of understanding
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to quickly adapt as business needs change; ability to address difficult situations with diplomacy and emotional intelligence
  • Service leadership approach with a demonstrated desire to exceed expectations

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Work is performed while standing and/or walking, up to and including 9 hours/day
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision, and hearing
  • Requires the regular use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
  • Requires regular bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, and reaching
  • Requires the ability to regularly lift, carry, push, or pull medium weights, up to 50lbs.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. Occasional activities may involve exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and exposure to dust, fumes and gases.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. The passage of employees through the work area is average and normal.

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

May require occasional travel to other stores within the region