Job Openings

Sales Representative 

Lekiu Distributors is one of the well-known wholesalers for ethnic and Asian food consumer packaged goods in Canada.  Rich in history, the company was founded in 1946 and has grown tremendously.  We sell to over 1,000 retailers and have great relationships with our suppliers and customers.  Lekiu is poised to grow even more for the foreseeable future.  We are in a need of two English & Cantonese speaking Sales Representatives to join the Lekiu team.

Responsibilities

  • Have complete knowledge of Company products and be able to discuss value with customers.
  • Identify sales prospects in a wide variety business.
  • Contact prospects and existing customers and generate sales of Lekiu products.
  • Use sales expertise to maximize and close sales per contact and build an effective sales pipelines.
  • Use knowledge of target markets to advance the company’s image and sales.
  • Follow-up effectively on leads and post-sale support.
  • Represent the company at trade shows and other industry events.
  • Develop sales territory, building a track record of success.
  • Handle all orders of product in an organized and efficient manner.
  • This is an outside position that requires most activity to occur outside of the office.
  • Support all efforts of principals, retailers and all sales generated from Company’s variety of sources
  • Keep detailed records of sales activity.
  • Set schedules and manage time effectively and efficiently.
  • Maintain needs of current customers as required.
  • Demonstrate teamwork within own division and across other company divisions as needed.
  • Other duties as necessary.
Skills and Experiences

  • Fully committed to achieve sales targets with a compassionate mindset
  • Fluent in English & Cantonese
  • No experience required
  • Passionate in food / grocery sales with a competitive spirit and industrious attitude
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in group settings as well as working independently
  • Self-motivated, friendly, punctual, courteous and reliable
  • Valid driver license in good standing
  • Have your own vehicle
Commensuration

  • Salary plus incentive bonus, mileage reimbursement, extended benefits and cell phone

To apply, please contact lindalee@lekiu.ca