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Date: 09-Jun-2017

Location: Stellarton, NS, CA, B0K 1S0

Company: Sobeys

Requisition ID:  15441 

Career Group:  Corporate Careers 

Job Category:  Wholesale 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia (CA-NS) 

City: Stellarton

Location: Foord 2 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 


Sobeys Inc. is a proudly Canadian company with 108 years in the food business. Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as more than 350 retail fuel locations. 


Together with our 125,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys’ purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We are currently seeking a Bilingual Inside Sales Representative to join our Wholesale Sales team based out of our office located in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. 


What you’ll get to do in this fast paced role:


  • Receive and process orders 
  • Promote sales to existing customers
  • Present promotional opportunities to customers
  • Provide weekly marketing calls to designated customers
  • Assist in new customer development including independent customers, banner programs and key accounts 
  • Respond to service requests, inquiries and complaints
  • Consult with customers to resolve problems and provide ongoing support
  • Collection of all receivables; responsible to keep accounts within credit terms
  • Report all competitive activity and market conditions to management
  • Assist both management and team members on special projects
  • Assist merchandising and distribution with keying distributions 
  • Work with merchandising and customer service applying weekly service charges and sales flyer audits 
  • Other duties as required

 What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:



  • Post secondary education (preferably in business)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to make decisions and resolve problems with minimal supervision
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Bilingual (Fluent in both French and English)



  • Sales experience
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Working knowledge of EXE
  • Knowledge of wholesale grocery business

If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application.  Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you’re the most qualified applicant for the role.

Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:

  • Growing organization
  • Competitive salary
  • Profit Sharing Plan (based on company performance)
  • Pension plan
  • Flexible health and dental benefits plan (eligible employees)
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers)

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.


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