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Sales Specialist

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Job ID 151762 Date posted 10/14/2021 Location : Rochester, New York

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Sales Specialist will participate in face-to-face and remote selling to our new and existing customers, selling directly or indirectly through various sales channels. We seek a results-oriented professional who will help assess customer needs and suggest appropriate products, services, and solutions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Development and delivery of sales proposals and conducting detailed presentations for effective product demonstration.
  • Build a business plan for each account developing strong client relationships.
  • Plan daily activities, including customer visits and establish quantitative and qualitative objectives to achieve.
  • Follow market and competition evolution, relaying information to senior staff.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of sales related work experience
  • Experience with email, spreadsheet, word processing and presentation application
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • Written and Oral communication skills
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Customer Service
  • Project Planning experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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