C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Administrative Assistant - Sales (Davidson) in Newington, Connecticut

Company Overview

Davidson Specialty Foods is the largest specialty foods distributor in New England, carrying over 6,000 items in natural, organic, specialty, Kosher, and ethnic lines at their CT warehouse facility. Founded on the value of providing quality products at a level of service second to none, Davidson has been bringing value to their customers for over 36 years. Davidson Specialty Foods is one of the many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at Davidson Specialty Foods Co.Davidson Specialty Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers 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.

Position Overview

As an Administrative Assistant , you are responsible for providing clerical and administrative support for the Sales team


  • Proficient with Excel, Power Point & good working knowledge of Word

  • Performs Clerical & Administrative support for the Sales Department

  • Prepares, maintains & distributes sales reports

  • Ensure excellent customer service to independent accounts as well as Big Y account

  • Proof read work, accuracy & attention to detail essential for all reports & deal sheets.

  • Assists Sales Department with Food Show brochures & reports

  • Must Prioritize assignments, work independently as well as in a team setting

  • Can proceed with objectives with minimal supervision

  • Communicate with all customers & sales reps politely & effectively.

  • Cross train clerical staff within sales department

  • Help with any other office related function when asked by supervisor.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Good verbal and written communication skills; listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; edit work for spelling and grammar; present numerical data effectively

  • Computer experience, including database software; Human Resource systems; Payroll systems; spreadsheet and Word processing software

  • Math skills: able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

  • Frequently required to site

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States or the ability to obtain the same

  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures

  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug testing and background check

Requisition ID 12682

Company Davidson Specialty Foods LLC

Category Administrative/Clerical

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