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Title:  Sales Representative - Fresno East

Job ID:  80128
Country:  USA
City:  Fresno
Professional area:  Sales
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Fresno, CA, US, 93650


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

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Position Purpose 
The purpose of this position is to develop and ensure implementation of the JT International USA sales strategies and programs within the incumbent's sales territory to achieve the Company's financial, sales, and volume quarterly/annual targets.  The sales representative assumes a primary role in developing JTI sales within the territory by achieving all sales objectives and maximizing the distribution and merchandising of our products while working within the guidelines set by corporate policy. In addition, incumbents must communicate in a timely, efficient, and effective manner and build relationships with customers.


The position is located in Fresno, CA - East  Region

Territory Region: Fresno, Sanger, Traver, Squaw Valley, Cutler, Del Rey, Dinuba, Fowler


Main Areas of Responsibility 

  • Attain sales, distribution, merchandising, and product inventory level objectives in the retail and wholesale outlets within their territory as assigned by the District Sales or Regional Account Manager.                                                
  • Merchandise, display, and communicate our products' messages to the ultimate consumer.
  • Effective communication/negotiation skills with the retail trade to achieve optimum merchandising, display, and price point communication while building and maintaining relationships.  
  • Present a professional image, create and maintain good business rapport.
  • Internal and external clients in line with the Corporate Policy guidelines.  
  • Give superior service in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Manage consignment funds. 
  • To perform any other tasks given by the direct manager.                                       


Education and Experience 

  • BA degree is preferred, equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • 2 to 3 years of sales or sales merchandising experience preferred but not required, with outside consumer products sales experience a plus.  
  • Fluency in English.  A second language may be a plus depending on the territory.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) with some knowledge of the internet


Enjoy a competitive salary commensurate with the experience and responsibility requirements.
Excellent employee environment with a competitive benefits package including:

  • Annual Performance based Bonus
  • Company Vehicle  
  • Annual Merit Increase  
  • Healthcare  
  • Dental + Vision
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Paid Time Off  
  • Paid family leave benefit
  • 401k Plan + Company Contributions  
  • Life Insurance  
  • Disability 
  • Tuition Assistance


“JTI offers equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.”                                    





Nearest Major Market: Fresno

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Sales Rep, Financial Sales, Merchandising, Sales, Retail

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