Entry Level- Sales Representative

Duties/Responsibilities Sales:

Develop and grow profitable food service and retail sales volume with all Food service Distributors, Retail Grocery Chains, Grocery Wholesalers, and Independent Retailers.  Individual will interface with personnel in Food service Distributors, Retail Grocery Chains, Grocery Wholesalers, and Independent Grocery Retailers to present the Nolan Ryan product line and brand strategies.   With headquarter acceptance, individual will work with food service and retail distributor/wholesale management and sales force to gain acceptance and distribution of all Nolan Ryan branded items with individual restaurants and restaurant groups as well as individual retail stores and multi-unit retail customers.  Frequent travel will be required to educate distributor, retailer, and restaurant personnel about the Nolan Ryan product line and develop rapport with key distributors, retail chains, grocery wholesalers, restaurant personnel, and independent grocery stores and/or groups.

Scope of Position:

Coordinate all selling and promotional activities for the sale of Nolan Ryan products with both food service and retail grocery distributors and potential end user accounts.  These activities will include making presentations regarding Nolan Ryan Products and brand strategies, conveying the pricing and promotion of all products, obtaining and processing customer orders, tracking customer orders, collection of outstanding customer funds, providing education and training for distributor, retail and restaurant personnel, participation in approved customer events , participation in approved local, regional, or national Trade Shows, participation in seminars or programs deemed pertinent by management, entertainment of customers, provide weekly feedback to management regarding assigned territory responsibilities, provide punctual office reports needed by management, and recommend any ideas that might aid in business development and growth.

Position Reports To:  Vice President of Sales

Background/Education/Experience: 

Animal Science, Food Science or related Degree. Minimum BS or BA college degree is required.  Beef Industry and Food industry knowledge, Beef Industry Job Experience, Beef Production, Meat and Livestock Evaluation/Judging, Interest in Cooking, Food Preparation, minimum 1 year industry experience.

*Relocation to Round Rock, Texas area is required; please do not apply if this is not an option

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be determined by level of experience and expertise.

Please submit resume via e-mail to Chris Meighen: cmeighen@nolanryanbeef.com