Chosen Foods
  • Vancouver, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

Chosen Foods started the avocado-oil-in-everything craze when our popular cooking oil first hit the floors of Costco in 2012. We believe that food is Made to Nourish and that small, simple everyday choices about food kind and quality adds up to have a big impact! Our team of 80+ people love spending time in the kitchen together, sharing recipes, and nutritional insight. With our roots in Mexico and our home base in San Diego, we are a unique blend of cultures and personalities that you cannot find anywhere else!

Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Canadian Director of Sales and the Canadian Sales team.

The ideal candidate for this role will enhance executive effectiveness through strong written and verbal communication, administrative, analytical and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a balance among multiple priorities.

The Sales Assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects by being resourceful, taking ownership, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

As interest in Sales is definitely an asset.

Essential job duties and responsibilities:

  • Taking ownership, collaborating to completing sales initiatives such as small to medium projects to meet the needs of internal and external stakeholders and business partners.
  • Management of infrastructure system including CRM, trade management tools and SAP support.
  • Conserves Sales Director's time by organize meeting and meeting follow up, reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications.
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data and graphics.
  • Support Chosen Foods office to ensure it is ready for business on day to day basis.
  • Prepares reports by collecting and analyzing information. Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Modify or create PPT for Sales Purpose prior to meetings
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Support travel requests and maintains, submits monthly expense reports for Director of Sales.
  • Attends Sales trade show and perform retail price audit in market

Skills and qualities:

  • Ability to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills with presentation experience.
  • Microsoft Office Suite experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • CRM, Trade Management and SAP experience
  • High Excel and analytic skills
  • Strong time management and demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Experiences in the food and beverage industry.
  • Demonstrated travel coordination and logistics planning.
  • Calendar scheduling experience of competing demands.
  • Experience with analyzing and assembling reports.
  • Detail and Process driven Oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Organizational skills
  • Problem solving and analytical capabilities

Education and/or experience

  • 2+ years of experience in organization providing administrative sales support
  • 2 year Diploma Program

Hours of work and physical requirements:

  • On a continuous basis, sit at desk for a long period of time; write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Intermittently answer telephone. Some walking and lifting up to 20 lbs. may be required

Additional elements:

After a candidate is selected, an offer will be made contingent on the satisfactory completion of required background checks. Background checks will vary depending on the position and may include criminal history, credit history, driving record, drug testing or any other relevant information for the job.

Chosen Foods is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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