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Summer Student - Route Sales Associate

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Position Name: Sales
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Dartmouth, NS
Job ID: 1678
Closing Date: Mar 02, 2024
Language: English

Old Dutch Foods Ltd. has an opening for a Summer Student - Route Sales Associate in Dartmouth, NS.

If you enjoy independence and are looking for an exciting environment to grow and develop your workplace skills, in a growing industry, this is an ideal opportunity for you! As a Summer Student - Route Sales Associate, you would service retailers with an assortment of popular snack food brands.


  • Deliver, sell, and merchandise Old Dutch/Humpty Dumpty products.
  • Fill store shelves and displays (delivery trucks are used and driver training is provided)
  • Manage inventory levels and ensure product freshness.
  • Follow an established delivery/service schedule.
  • Operate a handheld invoicing computer system and be responsible for daily settlements.
  • Service and communicate to customers in a professional and courteous manner.


  • Sales experience or retail experience is an asset.
  • Valid and clean driver's license. (Driver's abstract will be requested.)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Effective organization skills and can handle multiple priorities.
  • Team player with strong communication skills.
  • Able to perform physically demanding work (lifting, bending, kneeling, etc.)
  • A reliable vehicle to get to worksites before accessing work vehicle
  • Ability to travel out of the City on occasion

Training and Remuneration:

  • Comprehensive training that will give you the skills and confidence to succeed.
  • Old Dutch Foods Ltd. offers a competitive wage based on salary paid weekly, Monday to Friday planned work week, and returning employment opportunities.
  • A $50/week bonus is paid out to the student at the end of the agreed upon summer employment term.

Old Dutch Foods Ltd. is a proud family-owned company offering high quality snacks and service for over 65 years. Old Dutch first started in Winnipeg as a little chip company with a lot of heart. Soon, our tradition of making and delivering great-tasting snacks spread throughout all of Canada. Since 1954, our windmill has stood for quality and trust, old World charm, and a desire to create a long-lasting chip and snack tradition.

We would like to offer the right individual an opportunity to become part of our Old Dutch family and enjoy a great summer experience.. Old Dutch isn't just about chips, we have terrific snacks and many other products including our Humpty Dumpty brand. All this, plus great service, has kept Old Dutch in stores and homes across the country.

Job Type: Seasonal

Contract length: 5 months

Salary: $690.00 per week

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Day shift
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 2024-04-29

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