General Mills Sales Representative-Montreal (1-3 Month Contract) Temporary in Anjou, QC

General Mills

Branch Anjou QC CA

Sales Representative-Montreal (1-3 Month Contract)
Anjou, QC

Ability to work effectively with multiple levels of management and external retail staff. Equally as important are your strategic thinking skills to analyze…

Food. Purpose. You.

We serve the world by making food people love. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Annie’s, Lara Bar, Yoplait and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$17.6 billion during fiscal 2015.

We seek out the best talent, and then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world.

The Sales Representative position is considered a key development role within the Sales. As such, this position will provide you with great opportunities to make an immediate impact and leave your mark on your business.

Maximize General Mills’ business development opportunities within an assigned geographical territory in Canada.
Utilize a variety of marketing and sales tools coupled with your analytical ability, to effectively support consumer promotions & events, increase merchandising and distribution opportunities and enhance on-shelf visibility.
Identify new business opportunities within the retail environment.
Cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with customers, business team members and operating departments.

Your Career Development

We do more than just hire outstanding people. We train and develop them – providing each employee the opportunity to lead, succeed and grow. We start with customized training plans that help each individual build on their strengths and improve less developed skills. We feel that the most impactful learning occurs on the job so we provide targeted functional and leadership training to support job performance success. We believe your development drives our growth and these experiences will provide you with fresh challenges and increased responsibility to enable you to continuously learn, grow and advance.

Interview Expectations

Throughout your career in Customer Business Development, you will be responsible for maximizing General Mills’ business by applying your knowledge of the industry, customer, consumer and competition to deliver optimal business results. Equally as important are your strategic thinking skills to analyze market trends and develop customer business plans. As a result, we look for the following attributes in our new Sales Representative hires:

Passion for business leadership
Analytical and problem solving ability
Expert communication skills
Accountability for results
Ability to influence and execute with enthusiasm


3 – 5yrs experience in sales and a post secondary education in a related field would be an asset.

Quebec candidates must be fluent in French

Skills Required

Proven Skills in the following areas:
Ability to work effectively with multiple levels of management and external retail staff

Analytical and Problem solving skills

Ability to Influence/Lead Change

Required knowledge Microsoft operating system

Valid Class 5 driver’s license

Access to a vehicle

English comprehension

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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