Careers in Sales

Thrive as an Outside Sales Representative

Sysco brings more to the table

Are you searching for more purpose in your career? A work environment that empowers you to make a difference for your customers and community? Do you want a job where you are in control of your own success and income potential?

As an Outside Sales Representative at Sysco, you’ll have the opportunity to help businesses at every level - from a food trucks to small family-owned cafes to high-end restaurants. You'll enjoy a gratifying mix of independence and company support in a fast-paced and exciting job that’s ideally suited to the natural-born entrepreneur.  

 

Customer Focused

At Sysco, we’re building long-lasting customer relationships through our top-quality products and services, innovative technology solutions and extraordinary sales associates.

You’ll leverage our comprehensive, industry-leading training with your outgoing nature, creativity, strategic thinking, and commitment to excellence to set your customers up for success. This allows your customers to grow their business – and you to grow your career.

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Customer Focused

At Sysco, we’re building long-lasting customer relationships through our top-quality products and services, innovative technology solutions and extraordinary sales associates.

You’ll leverage our comprehensive, industry-leading training with your outgoing nature, creativity, strategic thinking, and commitment to excellence to set your customers up for success. This allows your customers to grow their business – and you to grow your career.

Helping People and Businesses Do Better

The Outside Sales Representative is the front-line ambassador for customers, helping them succeed by becoming their business savvy consultant, analyzing and anticipating their needs, then recommending and providing solutions.  You will understand market conditions, competitors, and demographics.  Most importantly, you will go above-and-beyond by spotting opportunities for customers before they do - because helping them succeed is your recipe for success!

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Ingredients for Success

Analytical.  You're naturally good at interpreting data and you're an effective problem solver.  

Enthusiastic.  You embrace new ideas, new technology, innovation, and thrive in a fast paced and demanding work environment.

Ambitious. You have a no-excuse mentality and a burning desire to succeed.

Disciplined. You are self-driven and self-motivated to manage your time effectively.

Passionate.  You truly care about your customer, product, and team.

Trustworthy.  You are a trusted advisor, conducting business competently and with integrity.

Outside Sales Representative

A dynamic career opportunity

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Be a Business Partner
Be a Business Partner

Help customers solve problems and grow their business while representing a company and brands to be truly proud of.

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Enjoy Independence & Flexibility
Enjoy Independence

Control your own schedule, income, and destiny while still having the support of the leading company in the food service industry.

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Work with a Modern & Diverse Team
Modern & Diverse Team

Sysco values diversity and progressive thought in all areas. You'll feel a sense of belonging in our environment of inclusion and open communication.

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Empowered & Equipped for Success
Empowered & Equipped for Success

Sysco gives you all the tools, business resources and training - ingredients to be the best. Benefit from Sysco's Fortune 60 industry-leading practices, products, and support.

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Your Career, Your Way
Career Opportunities

Your role can lead to a variety of career paths. Explore diverse opportunities in areas such as business resources, operations, finance, merchandising, technology, and human resources.

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Succeed & Be Rewarded
Rewards

Your compensation is both lucrative and uncapped, with many Outside Sales Representatives earning a ten percent increase year over year. We also have competitive health and dental plans, employee stock purchase plans, employee discounts and more!

What Our Associates Say

Why our associates think of working as a Sales Representative at Sysco

Always Learning

Working at Sysco, every interaction is different. You are working with people of various occupational backgrounds, and you’re always learning something new about products, markets, and the industry as a whole. I truly enjoy connecting with my customers on a daily basis, working hard as their trusted business partner to help them succeed and reach their goals.

Meghan Duffy, Sales Representative

Meghan Duffy, Sales Representative

Always Learning

Working at Sysco, every interaction is different. You are working with people of various occupational backgrounds, and you’re always learning something new about products, markets, and the industry as a whole. I truly enjoy connecting with my customers on a daily basis, working hard as their trusted business partner to help them succeed and reach their goals.

Meghan Duffy, Sales Representative

James Seetoo, Sales Representative

Products I believe in

Working for Sysco has many benefits that can allow you to plan for you and future of your family.   I enjoy the work life balance that this position offers. I may choose to put in some evenings and weekends but it is only to further benefit my business.  The thrill of closing deals and winning business is a great feeling.  The people are wonderful and the leadership structure is remarkable.  It is so much easier and fulfilling to sell a product and a service that you truly believe in.  

James Seetoo, Sales Representative

Every Day is an Adventure

What excites me about my work? Every day is an adventure. What I love is that I am in complete control of how I make this all come together. I know my own work-style and can utilize my strengths to excel on behalf of my customers, and to contribute to ongoing Sysco successes. I love that the possibilities are limitless.

Anita Garrison, Sales Representative

Anita Garrison, Sales Representative

Every Day is an Adventure

What excites me about my work? Every day is an adventure. What I love is that I am in complete control of how I make this all come together. I know my own work-style and can utilize my strengths to excel on behalf of my customers, and to contribute to ongoing Sysco successes. I love that the possibilities are limitless.

Anita Garrison, Sales Representative

Very Rewarding

It’s amazing to meet many different people, from different backgrounds and learn about their business, successes and challenges. It’s extremely fulfilling to find solutions and contribute to customers success, growth and bottom line. It takes a lot of time, patience and creativity to build customer relationships, but once you do build a “know, like and trust” for your customer to believe you are their most valuable partners, it’s very rewarding emotionally and financially.

Monique Raffaele, Sales Representative

Monique Raffaele, Sales Representative

Very Rewarding

It’s amazing to meet many different people, from different backgrounds and learn about their business, successes and challenges. It’s extremely fulfilling to find solutions and contribute to customers success, growth and bottom line. It takes a lot of time, patience and creativity to build customer relationships, but once you do build a “know, like and trust” for your customer to believe you are their most valuable partners, it’s very rewarding emotionally and financially.

Monique Raffaele, Sales Representative

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