A District Sales Manager Trainee (DSMT) at Dot Foods is a person who is ultimately striving to become a District Sales Manager. The training program is approximately 12-18 months and is utilized to maximize the knowledge and skills of an individual to become a successful District Sales Manager down the road. The DSMT reports to the Sales Training Manager and also works with our Corporate Account Manager approximately 65% of your time in our Distributor Development program.This program consists of promoting various products for a particular supplier of ours via telephone. You will spend the remaining time shadowing current DSM's and participating in classroom setting training to learn various techniques and functionalities of the job. The DSMT works out of the St. Louis, Missouri, sales office.
A District Sales Manager (DSM) at Dot Foods is our outside/field sales person, who primarily calls on foodservice distributors to increase our number of product lines and line items to those customers. The DSM also makes calls on brokers and supplier direct reps, in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork, to increase our mutual sales. The DSM works for a Dot Regional Sales Manager (RSM) and with a Dot Customer Service Representative (CSR) to acquire new business and service current customers. DSMs are assigned a specific territory, and work either from home or in Dot's St. Louis, Missouri, sales office.
Since we believe strongly in promoting from within, the DSM position is often a stepping-stone to Dot's Business Development Manager position.
For more information on the District Sales Manager trainee program, please contact Sales Training Manager Stephanie Weiler at 636.537.4002.
A Business Development Manager at Dot Foods is responsible for building and enhancing strong relationships with our suppliers - some of the nation's leading food manufacturers. This includes managing all financial aspects of our program, and educating suppliers about Dot Foods.
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