Shamrock Foods Company Account Executive Trainee - Denver, CO in Denver, Colorado

Account Executive Trainee - Denver, COCorporate Summary: At Shamrock Foods Company, people come first - ourassociates, our customers, and the families we serve across the nation. Aprivately-held, family-owned and -operated Forbes 500 company, Shamrock isan innovator in the food industry and has been since being founded in Arizonain 1922. Shamrock specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of qualityfood and food-related products through a family of companies, includingShamrock Foods foodservice distribution and Shamrock Farms dairymanufacturing.Summary: Training to become a full time Account Executive to represent andsell products for Shamrock Foods Division to hotels, restaurants, resortsand other institutional establishments or individuals at sales office orcustomer's place of business. An Account Executive Trainee works in a fastpaced and ever changing environment where attention to detail, a strongsense of urgency, initiative and drive are extremely important to achievingcompany sales goalsResponsibilities:* Works in the field whenever possible and assists Account Executives ingenerating business* Enter new customer data and other sales data for current customers intocomputer database* Perform daily order entry* Resolve customer service issues* Collect outstanding accounts receivable balances* Keep Account Executive up to date with any information pertaining to theircustomer base* Participate in all sales functions including but not limited to, districtmeetings, monthly marketing functions, cuttings, market trends, foodshows, and new item request meetings* Provide vacation relief for existing Account Executives* Other duties as assignedQualifications:* Sales experience or food service related experience preferred* Bachelors degree preferred* Current driver's license and auto insurance required* Must be able to use a laptop* Basic math skills required* Must be flexible and willing to work the demands of the department which aresubject to evenings weekends, and holidays* Applicant must have an interest in becoming an account executive in thefuture* Must live in or near to assigned territory or be willing to relocate