Route Sales Assistant – Student Program

Position Name: Sales
Job ID: 299
Location: Calgary and area
Job Type: Seasonal
Language: English
Closing Date: Mar 27, 2017
Position Overview:

Old Dutch Foods Ltd has been the leader in the Snack Foods Industry since 1954. We are looking for a career-orientated person who enjoys sales and customer service!   You must be self-motivated and enjoy a challenge. This is a temporary, full time entry-level position aimed primarily to Post Secondary Students with aspirations for continued full time employment while not attending school, (typically April thru August).  Position is available for the Calgary, AB and surrounding area!  

The duties would be to assist current drivers while on route as well as provide coverage to Independent Distributors and company salespeople for truck rental (time off) or sickness.  You would also assist the area manager with required regional tasks such as store relines and racking updates.

You will be required to sell and merchandise our premium products to our large established customer base in the Calgary area. You will receive sufficient training that will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to work on your own.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, have reliable transportation and supply a current driver’s abstract.  The ability to drive a 3-5 ton truck, manual transmission vehicle, as well as drive a truck and trailer combination is an asset.  Old Dutch Foods Ltd offers a competitive salary, plus commission. You could also be entitled to a $1000.00 bursary (payable to a Post-Secondary Institution).  Only successful candidates will be contacted.