Restaurant Sales Representative-Distribution Team

Chicago, IL
Full Time
Mid Level

Who We Are:

We believe a workplace food program is something employees should love and look forward to every day. Powered by technology and a network of over 1,400 restaurants, Fooda feeds hungry people at work through our ongoing food programs located within companies and office buildings. Every day each Fooda location is served by a different restaurant that comes onsite and serves fresh lunch from their chef’s unique menu. Now with over 50 million meals sold, Fooda operates in major cities across the U.S.  Eight out of ten employees believe Fooda is one of their company’s top perks.

Who We Are Looking For:

Fooda is looking to add a Restaurant Sales Representative to our team. This is an awesome opportunity to work with all areas of Fooda’s expanding business by identifying and qualifying sales opportunities for our different restaurant partners and managing these opportunities through the restaurant sales lifecycle.

Fooda’s Restaurant Sales Representatives are self-motivated, goal-oriented team players. If this sounds like you, read on to learn more. The preferred location for this position is Chicago but could be remote for the right candidate.

What You Will be Doing:

  • Conduct outbound calls to restaurants, food trucks and caterers to sell them on partnering with Fooda and sign up for our programs
  • Maintain a pipeline of restaurants in your assigned market in Fooda’s CRM System, HubSpot
  • Guide restaurants through the entire sales process from introduction to signing a contract to onboarding
  • Develop menus with the restaurants you close in your assigned market based on the Fooda playbook
  • Learn and understand the Fooda sales training program, including our best practices within the sales process and CRM management
  • Identify new leads within your assigned market based on Fooda’s target profile
  • Demonstrate high energy and bring a positive attitude to your daily responsibilities

Who You Are:

  • You love chatting up people you don’t know - getting to know them, telling your story and being comfortable driving a conversation
  • You’re competitive – you chase your goals and do what it takes to win
  • You believe results matter most, period.  Effort is the most important ingredient to succeed
  • You understand the value of following a process and the results it will yield

What You Should Already Have:

  • 2+years professional experience (preferably in an inside sales role)
  • Experience utilizing a CRM System
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Proven track record of prospecting and lead generation

What We’ll Hook You Up With:

  • Competitive market salary and stock options based on experience
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • 401k retirement plan with company match
  • Paid maternity and parental leave benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-issued laptop
  • Daily subsidized lunch program (ours!) and free food and beverages in the office
  • A fulfilling, challenging adventure of a work experience

Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. No phone calls or recruiters please.


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