• Coordinator, Sample

    Work State US-OH
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    Regular Part-Time
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  • Overview

    Responsible for the general management of the ordering of product samples for the sales team. This role is PT  with a set schedule Monday-Friday 10 am-2 pm (20 hours per week). Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) ordering, inventory and organize point-of-sale literature and samples, staging and cleaning samples for sales meeting and trade shows, ordering, tracking and logging samples for customers, assisting with quotes and comparisons, providing administrative support to the VP and off site Office Manager, assisting outside sales representatives and general office upkeep (including light cleaning, light paperwork and filing). 


    • Process sample orders for Sales Force (a different process for each manufacturer).  Coordinate with warehouse for product pickups and deliveries.  Work with manufacturer reps for requests.
    • Log all sample activity, including the following:  Issue PO’s for each sample order to provide traceability to the manufacturer.  Coordinate warehouse pickups requested and direct sales pickups at distributor.  Communicate to reps status of delivery based on feedback from warehouse and alert warehouse of expected deliveries.
    • Process sample orders for sales meetings.  This includes local requests and competitive product (from principals).
    • Confirm all deliveries and pickups at distributor on day of event (avoid no shows) and trace samples not received.
      Other duties as assigned


    • 1 to 5 years of customer service experience, preferably in the foodservice industry, or a college degree.
    • Overall knowledge in the use of computers and word processing applications;
    • Ability to analyze and solve problems by efficiently using available resources; and
    • Ability to learn quickly.

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