Corporate Sales Assistant
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Canada - Head Office - Burnaby, BC

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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Canadian Head Office has an opportunity for you to join our team as a full time Corporate Sales Assistant. As a Sales Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting and implementing all sales strategies by developing various elements essential for the growth of the Company.

This position is responsible for developing, leading, and executing the following areas:

  • Assisting in writing and editing sales and marketing materials
  • Completing sales-related and marketing administrative projects that include running marketing and sales reports, conducting research on company and other assignments
  • Maintaining project tracking spread sheets and business line marketing calendars
  • Exceeding or meeting personal sales targets while demonstrating a solid customer focus
  • Handle wholesale account requests and applications
  • Exceeding or meeting personal sales targets while demonstrating a solid customer focus
  • Handle wholesale account requests and applications
  • Providing assistance in terms of logistics to events or sales booths for charity events, conferences, etc.
  • Attending sales calls and meetings at clients office
  • Obtaining new business through cold calling
  • Maintain current relationships with corporate clients and seek out and obtain new corporate accounts
  • Assist in processing corporate order paperwork
  • Set up and monitor micro-sites (web-based corporate ordering sites)
  • Assist in the Head Office store and provide reception relief when needed

The successful candidate will have the following attributes & characteristics:

  • Develops innovative strategies to provide new and more effective ways of doing things, while achieving the organization’s goals
  • Strong work ethic that follows Company’s guidelines
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Values accuracy, quality and correctness
  • Adapts quickly to new ideas
  • Self-disciplined
  • Works independently, proactively and with little supervision
  • Fosters collaborative (teamwork) relationships within and across department and business units
  • Embraces technology and new approaches to drive operational efficiency and business performance
  • Outgoing and Personable
  • Anticipates problems/challenges and makes effective mid-course corrections
  • Understands and meets customer needs (internal and external) while maintaining a focus on profitability
  • Professional demeanor with high integrity and the ability to positively represent the organization at all levels
  • Tactful and diplomatic in interacting with others

The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal, communication, facilitation, presentation and listening skills
  • Earns respect of others through influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to develop rapport with customers and suppliers and maintain strong working relationships that produce positive results
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (knowledge of Adobe Suite
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts


  • Minimum of 2 years sales experience is required

If you believe this position was designed for you, and you have a love for chocolate, please apply with your cover letter and resume by email only to Kate Mustard at the email address specified. Please be sure to include REF #581302A in the subject line. Compensation is commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive benefits package, a positive work environment and company culture. Due to the volume of interested applicants, only those that are short-listed will be contacted. We thank you for your interest in working at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

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About this company
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has been entertaining chocolate consumers in Canada since opening its very first store in Whistler Village...