Nutraceutical Sales Broker
Ascenta Health - Dartmouth, NS

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It’s an exciting time at Ascenta! We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary as a developer of innovative natural health products unsurpassed in quality and purity. We’re an industry leader in omega-3 fatty acids and are dedicated to producing supplements that improve health and promote optimal wellness. Our NutraSea omega-3 supplements are the #1 selling omega-3 in Canada and we are committed to operating in a sustainable manner to lessen our environmental footprint.
We are headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and our products are sold to our valued customers throughout North America.

We are seeking driven independent sales professionals that enjoy building relationships and working in an environment where productivity and results are rewarded.
As a Nutraceutical Sales Broker, you are accountable for establishing and maintaining strong relationships and increasing sales within existing accounts, while prospecting for new accounts.

Brokers work in close collaboration with the Ascenta Professional Business Development Manager and dedicate their efforts based on a route system in their assigned territory. Travel is also occasionally required for company sponsored seminars and conferences.

Compensation for this role is commission-based.

Ascenta Professional is looking for Brokers based out of the following locations:

Ontario - Toronto (GTA), Northern Ontario and Southwestern Ontario

British Columbia - Vancouver, Victoria & Greater Kelowna

Alberta - Calgary and Edmonton.




Deliver profitable new business revenue growth in assigned territory

Responsible for hunting/prospecting and closing business across assigned territory

Initiate sales calls and work assigned prospects, leads, and self-prospects within a given time frame to capture new customers

Establish, follow, and grow sales routes across assigned territory, achieving new business revenue growth

Attend marketing opportunities such as seminars and trade shows within assigned territory


Bachelor's degree is required (particularly business, marketing, or related field)

Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a dedicated sales environment

Industry experience is preferred. Nutritional product experience an asset

Proven experience in an outside sales capacity, including prospecting calls

Track record of consistently meeting or exceeding quota for new business

Highly organized and able to effectively manage sales route schedule in assigned territory

Ability to sell to and manage customer relationships with naturopathic doctors, chiropractors, optometrists, nutritionists, with a consistently high level of professionalism

Responsible for closing new business using a consultative sales approach

Training experience would be considered an asset


Our commitment to your success includes initial and ongoing training, product samples, marketing materials, and daily interaction with an outstanding Customer Service Team. You will receive ongoing support through close collaboration with our Professional Channel Business Development Manager, sales team peers, marketing team, and on-staff doctors and clinicians.
Your drive, organization, and selling skills, combined with a wealth of Ascenta Professional provided resources, tools, and information at your fingertips is your formula for a productive, fulfilling, and profitable career.

Learn more about Ascenta by visiting our website:

If you have been consistently recognized as a positive team player with exceptional work ethic and you are interested in making a sizeable contribution to a growing company with your skills and proven experience, please apply for this position by sending your cover letter and resume to the email featured on this page, quoting your full name, territory and competition number AH1312 in the subject line.

Closing date is Sunday, November 24th, 2013

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Ascenta. We will contact those applicants chosen for an interview.