Sales Representative Job Description

We are a local Cheese Manufacturer seeking a full-time motivated and well-spoken Sales Representative to join our sales team. The Sales Representative will be responsible for developing new leads, communicating with customers, understanding their needs, and ensuring a smooth sales process. You should be able to close sales and meet customer needs.


  • Must learn product knowledge in a timely manner.
  • Provide support for members of the sales team.
  • Establish professional customer/vendor relationships with appropriate customer personnel
  • Review and Follow-Up on orders from existing and potential customers.
  • Communicating with customers, making outbound calls to potential customers, and following up on leads.
  • Understanding customers’ needs and identifying sales opportunities.
  • Answering potential customers’ questions and sending additional information per email.
  • Keeping up with product and service information and updates.
  • Creating and maintaining a database of current and potential customers.
  • Staying informed about competing products and services.
  • Closing sales and achieving sales goals.
  • Performs assigned duties as directed by supervisor with minimum supervision.


  • A High school diploma/GED is required. Some College or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Sales experience would be a plus but not necessary
  • Willing to Travel Overnight
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Must be accurate and pay attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and data input.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Excellent phone calling skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000 annually to start with six-month review; then yearly review thereafter

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and 401K

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Must pass a background check and drug screen.

Interested in applying?

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Fill out the application.
  2. Prepare your resume.
  3. Contact Old Europe Cheese.

Contact Old Europe Cheese

1330 E Empire Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Phone: (269) 925-5003