Good people, working with good people, for our common good.
KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is
all about "good" and is growing, so there's never been a more
exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about
working in an environment with a people-first culture and an
organization committed to good living, good food and good service,
we'd love to talk to you!
The Territory Assistant is responsible for all aspects of
executing the day-to-day relationship with the stores in an
assigned territory. The Territory Assistant provides back-up
territory coverage and assistance for Regional Sales Supervisors
and Retail Sales Consultants during their vacations, absences or as
otherwise needed. As with all KeHE employees, all duties must be
performed in alignment with KeHE's mission, vision and core values
(Caring, Determined and Faith- Friendly).
Provide back-up coverage and assistance on an as-needed basis
and as directed by Regional Sales Supervisors and Retail Sales
Accurately assess inventory needed in the store; write an
accurate and timely order(s); review and approve all orders placed
within the store with appropriate store personnel.
Stock and rotate KeHE supplied product during the back up or
coverage in the assigned territory.
Place and position products on store shelves.
When applicable, identify lost sales opportunities (i.e. item
voids, missing shelf tags, out of stocks at store-level, planogram
Ensure high levels of customer service and by, for example,
responding quickly and appropriately to customer inquiries in the
assigned territory and providing product education and expertise to
customers and consumers.
Refer sales leads, customer feedback, and information on
competitor activity and other pertinent findings to the Regional
Sales Supervisor or Retail Sales Consultant to help them respond to
changing market conditions and customer demands.
Perform additional duties as assigned by the Regional Sales
Supervisor or customers including, but not limited to: new item
cut-in, category resets, code checks, shelf and product
maintenance, emergency deliveries, and attend and participate in
sales meetings as requested.
Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills,
High School Diploma required; Bachelor's degree preferred
Valid driver’s license & clean MVR required.
Minimum 1-3years’ experience in sales of grocery products to
Microsoft Office experience required, including Excel,
PowerPoint, and Word.
Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, including some
Ability and willingness to travel up to 75% both in town and out
Demonstrated strength in oral and written communications with
people at all organizational levels.
Strong communication and organizational skills as well as
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a variety of tasks
simultaneously, focusing on those with the highest business impact,
including anticipating problems and taking appropriate preventive
action to avoid crises whenever possible.
Qualifications / Additional Skills / Aptitude:
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. The employee is frequently required to sit,
drive, stand and walk and must be able to travel up to 75% of the
time. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is
subject to a typical office environment, a store environment, all
outside weather conditions and noise levels that range from low to
high. The employee is required to follow and abide by all KeHE
Safety work rules, policies and procedures including, but not
limited to, working safely, being aware of his or her surroundings
and reporting any unsafe or potentially unsafe working