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Specialty Food Content Developer

Company: SYSCO
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Company: US1319 European Imports, Inc.Zip Code:60005Minimum Level of Education:Bachelors DegreeMinimum Years of Experience:3 YearsEmployment Type:Full TimeTravel Percentage: 0Job Summary:Responsible for planning, developing and delivering the training certification program and product training for European Imports and Sysco specialist training to enable the organizations sales force to maximize its specialty food sales potential. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and refresh all training material for Level 1, Level 2 and Category Specialists Certification working with EI Category Specialist and Sales team to coordinate content and developing testing criteria.
  • Facilitate the nationwide product training to include new item selection with Category Specialist and Procurement Manager, Suppliers, Operations and Media Specialist.
  • Develop and deliver a variety of courses and training aides, including new hire orientation (sales), product training, sales effectiveness etc.
  • Monitor and track sales performance as it relates to training program effectiveness.
  • Build and maintain the training structure by category and update content with new item and suppliers on an ongoing basis to stay current on trends and new items.
  • Develop and produce monthly newsletter and marketing guide.
  • Develop material for national new item education coordination with Category Specialists and communicate to the field.
  • Make recommended changes to the training programs.Education Required:
    • HS DiplomaEducation Preferred:
      • Bachelors DegreeExperience Required:
        • 3-5 years facilitation experienceExperience Preferred:
          • Sales experience in competitive environmentLicenses/Certification Preferred:
            • Learning and development certifications
            • Skills & Abilities:
              • Intimate knowledge of the job functions at Sysco including but not limited to sales job functions.
              • Knowledge of company proprietary computer programs, policies, procedures, and Sysco's business metrics.
              • Strong program management, strategic thinking, creative thinking, and problem-solving characteristics.
              • Capacity to multi-task and prioritize concurrent projects and programs autonomously to meet established deadlines.
              • Exhibit working knowledge of all learning platforms, product knowledge, and training materials to support programs and program participants.
              • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal communications.
              • Exhibit professional facilitation of training content, and/or meeting execution.
              • Demonstrate credibility in your position and represent training in a professional manner within Company and with your market leadership.
              • Manage current training initiatives while maintaining a strong presence in the classroom and in the virtual online training portals and chatter and reflection groups in Sysco 360 to support Sites sales talent.Physical Demands:
                • Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
                • This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods and perform repetitive movements in wrists and arms on a frequent basis.Travel Requirements:
                  • 10% travelWork Environment:
                    • General working conditions exposed to adverse conditions 5% or lessBENEFITS INFORMATION:In the coming weeks, you will receive information in the mail confirming your benefits eligibility and the enrollment process. In the meantime, you may visit to learn more.HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATESCOVID-19 Precaution(s):
                      • Personal protective equipment and masks provided
                      • Temperature screenings
                      • Social distancing guidelines in place
                      • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place OVERVIEW:Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. Were looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Keywords: SYSCO, Schaumburg , Specialty Food Content Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Schaumburg, Illinois

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