Mentor, Ohio

As an Outside Food Sales Representative with Gordon Food Service, you will have the opportunity to cultivate relationships, develop new business, and provide innovative solutions to our customers, helping them to achieve their goals and, in return, yours! Come experience a world where servant leadership and cutting-edge tools and training come together to support your career growth and financial objectives. You've never experienced a SALES TEAM quite like ours. Be part of it.

By utilizing a consultative, relationship-focused approach, our sales team is at the front lines, helping make our customers' food service businesses thrive. We invite you to join our team of high-performing, results-driven sales professionals, where the potential for our customers is personal.

As an Outside Food Sales Representative, you'll leverage your sales experience by using consultative selling skills to strengthen customer relationships, grow profitable sales, participate in business reviews and negotiations, and develop new business.

What sets us apart?
  • A generous 401(k) matching program that is above industry standards
  • Financial Rewards for Performance
  • Low-cost Benefit options for your family, health, and future
  • A Culture of Integrity and Respect
  • An Automobile Expense Plan
  • Career Development, Mentor Programs, and Leadership Training
  • Sales Support and Resources
  • Mobile Ordering
  • Exclusive, high-quality brands
  • E-tools that assist with organization and selling strategies
  • Sophisticated warehouse systems that ensure order fulfillment accuracy
  • A newly developed CRM and an array of technologies
  • An internal support system
Does this look like you?
  • A High School Diploma/GED is required, but a Bachelor's degree or culinary certificate is preferred
  • You should have at least 1 year of prior sales, business, or food service experience
  • You must maintain a valid state driver's license and a safe driving record
  • You must be able to obtain your food safety certification
  • Your car is your office! Expect daily travel throughout your assigned territory

Career Area
Sales
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Benefits

We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service. Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not!

Get a quick glance at who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you!

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Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!

Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words "Accommodation Request" in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.
Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

Mentor, Ohio

Who We Are

For over 115 years, we’ve delivered the excellence, expertise, and quality products our customers need to design successful food operations and experiences. We’ve grown to become the largest family-operated broadline food service distributor in North America by upholding the same business approach since 1897—being passionately committed to the people we serve.

Culture

The Gordon Food Service culture is truly a people-focused culture, forged through camaraderie, teamwork, and inclusion. Our business model is one of servant leadership. We best serve the customer by serving with great care those who serve our customers. We are what we say we are. Be part of it.

Why Apply?

Are you a Military Veteran or Spouse who is looking for a civilian career that provides opportunities for growth and career advancement?  Gordon Food Service is proud to hire veterans and active-duty service men and women. Leadership, strategy development and teamwork are the foundation for Gordon Food Service's success, and we want your military experience to help you succeed in your career. Apply with Gordon Food Service today to take that next step in your journey.

What Happens After I Apply?

Once you click ‘Apply Now’, Gordon Food Sevice will receive a notification with your information.  In order to be considered for next steps, please make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once Gordon Food Service reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.

 

 

 

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