Job Details

WP Sales Support Specialist

Company name
Advantage Solutions

Dallas, TX, United States

Employment Type

Sales, Administrative

Posted on
Aug 08,2019

Valid Through
Nov 21,2019

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WP Sales Support Specialist
The WP Sales Support Specialist is responsible for providing administrative support to the Sales Operations personnel to achieve the organization\u2019s sales objectives.
Waypoint is the premier national sales and marketing agency for Foodservice and Non-Foods channels and beyond.
Succeeding in today\u2019s competitive marketplace begins with gaining the advantage, and at Waypoint we stay ahead of the curve. Our partners rely on our unparalleled strategic insights, channel-specific expertise and resources, and innovative culinary support to deliver that competitive advantage. But helping our partners gain the advantage is not enough for us \u2013 we make it our business to maximize it through our pioneering technology and big data mining capabilities. We help position our partners to consistently beat their competition and to grow their business.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities 
Job Duty 
\u2022 Order samples and point-of-sale for sales personnel\u2022 Field sales personnel requests such as relevant nutritional information, POS and operator requests\u2022 Provide administrative support to General Manager\u2022 Support sales meetings and presentations by assisting with marketing material production\u2022 Respond to customer inquiries with timely and accurate information\u2022 Coordinate meeting arrangements including any travel/catering/telecommunication needs\u2022 Monitor and order office supplies and track equipment\u2022 Update and maintain distributor code lists\u2022 Check and ship samples to operators as needed\u2022 Other duties, responsibilities and activities as assigned 

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Direct Reports
- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
Indirect Reports
- Does not have direct reports, but may delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving Requirements:
- Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job
Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job
Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED (Preferred): Associate's Degree
Field of Study/Area of Experience
\u2022 1 year or more of related experience
Skills, Knowledge, Abilities, and Software/Tools
\u2022 Strong client/customer relationship knowledge
\u2022 Knowledge of foodservice industry\u2022 Company policies and procedures
Environmental & Physical Requirements
Office / Sedentary Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66% each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.
\u2022 Ability to read, analyze and interpret written information such as procedure manuals, Company communications or governmental regulations\u2022 Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals\u2022 Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from executives, groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public\u2022 Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form\u2022 Ability to regularly stand for extended periods of time, talk and hear\u2022 Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds\u2022 Ability to frequently use hands to finger, handle or feel\u2022 Ability to work in a normal office environment where the noise level is usually light to moderate \u2022 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions
Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one\u2019s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).
Important Information
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.                      
The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws including Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinances.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

Company info

Advantage Solutions
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Company Profile
Advantage Solutions was formed in 1987 on founder Sonny King’s vision of building a national sales and marketing agency focused on unparalleled service, customized solutions, and outstanding results. Today we are the leading sales and marketing agency in the industry with a workforce of over 40​,000 talented associates generating over $65B in sales.Our performance speaks for itself. Since our national alignment in 1997, Advantage has grown significantly, more than doubling our size. This success has fueled our vision of “Winning Together” with all of our associates, clients, customers, and shareholders. You feel the performance-driven spirit throughout the hallways of our offices and wherever we sit onsite with clients and customers. Driven by our mission, vision, and values, we are always willing to go that extra mile for our clients, and are never satisfied with delivering anything less than excellence. ​​​​​​​​

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