Sysco Sales Admin Assistant - Des Plaines in Schaumburg, Illinois
US0024 Sysco Chicago, Inc.
Minimum Level of Education:
High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience:
The sales admin provides direct clerical support to the Vice President of Sales for local sales.
Support Customer Engagement efforts by enabling the sales organization to provide Sysco customers with expanded service channel options (e.g. Sales Coordinator, Sysco Market, and Sysco Mobile).
Compose and prepare correspondence, reports, and documents using Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
Responsible for Vice President of Sales e-mail.
Make travel arrangements as required for all sales personnel, through appropriate travel agency and book hotel rooms as required.
Authorize payroll deductions for hotel rooms per the policy.
Assist in preparation of food shows and sales meetings.
Respond to solicitations for company donations.
Screen phone calls for the Vice President of Sales and takes messages.
Retain local information within Customer Relationship Management (CRM) (Sysco 360).
Research information on the CRT or PC as required.
Generate copy and distribute promotional reports.
Order supplies for the Sales Department.
Schedule room arrangements, set-up and/or attend District Sales Manager (DSM) meetings, sales meetings, food shows, etc. as required.
Collect, prepare and distribute Point-of-Sales (POS) material and flyers
Run pre-formatted Business Objects tracking, commission, etc reports.
Create and maintain promotional tracking spreadsheets
Support other areas of the company as business needs dictate, i.e. reception desk, supply orders, administrative functions, etc.
High School education required.
Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g. business administration) or equivalent educational level preferred.
1-2 years' related administrative experience providing support to an executive-level supervisor.
2 years' related administrative experience providing support to an executive-level supervisor preferred.
Working knowledge of Sysco Sales processes, organization and product categories preferred.
Strong computer skills with intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Able to type a minimum of 50-wpm accurately.
Must possess strong interpersonal skills.
Capable of communicating effectively with all levels of employees and management.
Remain poised, professional and diplomatic under pressure.
Have the ability to be detail-oriented and balance multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to plan and organize work activities.
Analyze and disseminate forms.
Manage work time efficiently.
Follow procedures and policies.
Identify and solve problems.
Retain a file system to include alphabetical, numerical, and chronological filing activities.
Can add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Proofread and make appropriate spelling and grammar corrections to documents written in English.
Provide enthusiasm and creativity in problem-solving, along with flexibility and a desire to learn.
Handle confidential information with integrity and discretion.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
For information on Sysco’s Benefits, please visit https://SyscoBenefits.com
HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES
Personal protective equipment and masks provided
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place
Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.
We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.