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Located in the Calgary Corporate Office, and reporting to the S.M.O. Sales Manager, Macdonalds Independent Sales has an opening for an Inside Sales Manager.
Qualifications: The following are preferred or desired unless specifically stated:
- Post secondary degree or certificate
- 3-4 years experience in a retail environment, complete knowledge of Pork, Beef, and Poultry required.
- Marketing and Business Planning experience
- Strong Negotiating Skills
- PC applications including knowledge of mainframe and windows applications
- Working knowledge of commodity markets
- Excellent analytical & problem solving skills
- Strong communication skills both verbal and written
- High degree of initiative and results oriented
- Excellent organizational/multi tasking skills
- Strong team player
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment
- Strong customer service skills
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Managing, planning and directing the inside sales team and buyer.
- Develop everyday pricing guidelines and maintain sales & gross profit expectations
- Develop yearly marketing and promotional plan
- Work with Sales Department to achieve targets
- Negotiate promotional programs with vendors
- Track sales of flyer/warehouse specials and chart
- Develop sales opportunities for inside sales desk
- Develop selection and pricing for weekly retail flyer
- Track and maintain gains and losses and report
- Understand and work with commodity markets
- Coordinate with frozen buyer for frozen meat requirements
- Offer support for retail stores