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Wholesale Sales Associate

Company: Safeway
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:


Albertsons Safeway is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw's, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.

The Northwest Division's Wholesale Sales Department, located in Anchorage, Alaska, has an opening for a Wholesale Sales Associate. This is a non-union, full time (40 hours per week) position.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 1.Phone sales
  1. Outside sales calls

  2. Assist on store resets and account merchandising

  3. Selling all current, seasonal and special programs to accounts

  4. Need to be available to customers at all times, most contact done by telephone

  5. Travel is required

  6. Maintain existing independent accounts and develop new independent accounts

  7. Assist customers with shipping and billing problems.

  8. Assist customers with item selection - find new items for discontinue or adjust product mix by running velocity reports by


  1. Compile, order and coordinate split out and billing of customer supply orders

  2. Online orders and credits

  3. Past due A/P collections


  1. Experience in retail and Wholesale operations

  2. Knowledge in freight and logistics

  3. Excellent written and verbal skills

  4. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  5. Able to work with minimal supervision

  6. Personal Computer experience in Excel, Word, and Access tables required

  7. Ability to delegate responsibilities

  8. High degree of initiative and ability to influence others to accomplish goals

  9. College degree desirable, minimum of High School education required

  10. 3-5 years sales and merchandising experience required

  11. Interested candidates must provide proof of a valid driver's license and adequate information to confirm that your driving record

is in compliance with Safeway's expectations noted in our Company Car Program.

  1. Retail Management certificate through WAFC strongly preferred.

Respond to: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting on your computer or mobile device.

Diversity is fundamental at Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.

The Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.

We support a drug-free workplace -- all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.


Keywords: Safeway, Anchorage , Wholesale Sales Associate, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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