Inside Sales Representative

Reports to: Director of Sales
Location: Brisbane, CA

Greenleaf, Bay Area’s leading produce and specialty food distributor serving over 1000 of the greater SF Bay Area’s finest restaurants, hotels, caterers and corporations is hiring now at our state of the art warehouse in Brisbane. The ideal candidate should have the desire and will to expand their role within the company as demands change.

• Minimum of 5 years restaurant or food industry experience, with a focus on produce, cheese, and specialty foods.
• Minimum of 2 years proven sales experience.
• Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced, flexible environment.
• Be able to quickly react to customer needs and also to proactively influence chefs’ buying behavior.
• Proven ability to develop and maintain lasting business relationships.
• Excellent time management and organizational skills, with strong attention to detail.

• Creating sales through phone/email 80% communicating with customers, building and maintaining relationships, and utilizing those relationships to grow sales.
• Occasionally meet with customers in person.
• Anticipate product and service issues before they arise; inform customers about product shortages and other service issues.
• Provide substitute options and increase order size via suggestive selling.
• Communicate professionally and effectively with customers and fellow employees.
• Collaborate with other departments: Operations, delivery, buying, customer service.
• Support the sales department with additional projects or tasks as needed.
• Manage long-term projects with specific processes, milestone and goals.

• Prior sales closing experience.
• Negotiation.
• Computer skills utilizing business applications (Outlook, MS Word, Excel, CRM).

Shift: Variable depending on business needs. This is a full time positon.
We offer a great total compensation package, competitive wages and bonus incentive program. Our generous benefit offering includes, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement, 7 holidays and 3 weeks of personal time off plan, life insurance and long term disability.

Join our Greenleaf family today by applying NOW!

In person:
Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm.
Via Fax: (415) 647-2994.