Sales Trainee

Are you a new graduate that is looking to experience a new city, but don’t want to make a permanent move from the Pacific Northwest?

Do you think Sales may be your thing?

Would you like to work for a company that still has a “family” atmosphere and where you, the employee, is still the greatest asset to the company?

If so, then International Food Products Corporation (IFPC) is the place for you.

Who We Are:

International Food Products Corporation, located in St. Louis, Missouri, is a family-owned company in business for 50 years. IFPC is a growing, highly ethical, quality ingredient company for the food, beverage, and dairy industries. We offer an exciting career path in sales with a well-designed professional training and development plan.

What We Value:

  • I-Integrity
  • F– Flexibility
  • P– Passion
  • C– Collaboration

Why Join The IFPC Team:

  • When you work at IFPC, you are family
  • Hybrid work model
  • Training and development
  • Career advancement
  • Medical / Dental / Vision / Life / Disability
  • 401k with a matching component
  • Paid Time Off – vacation, sick, 9 paid holidays
  • Quarterly Rewards Program with the opportunity to win prizes

What Does IFPC Need?

We are looking for a candidate to fill the position of Sales Trainee. This position  would require for an individual to live in St. Louis for the first year. After the first year of training this would become a remote position in the Pacific Northwest.

The purpose of the Sales Trainee is for you to learn about the essential operations of IFPC, including the essential sales functions of an IFPC salesperson. The training program will last 6 months and will focus on sales training, IFPC business operations training that includes a rotation through the various non-sales departments like Customer Service, Purchasing, Traffic, Operations, Quality, Supply Chain, Sales Support, and IT&A. After the first 6 months you will be given some accounts in your territory of the Pacific Northwest. You will be trained on how to handle those accounts while still in St. Louis. After a year of training, you will be a remote employee in your territory.

Are you ready to apply?

We are looking for someone with the following qualifications:

  • Possess self-confidence and a good presence (likable)
  • Coachable – We need someone willing and able to learn
  • Must be responsible and have self-accountability
  • Strong follow-up skills
  • Can get commitments/decisions from people
  • Good Communicator – This person can listen, ask questions, have good written and verbal skills
  • College Degree – Recent college-graduate salary


  • $45,000 plus housing
  • Upon completion of the 6-month training program you will receive a $500 per month guaranteed commission for 1 year. However, a successful sales trainee has the potential to make more than $500 per month in commission.
  • Base salary increase after completion of one year training program
  • Housing included while in St. Louis for first year of training program
  • Moving per diem included

We look for employees of all backgrounds to bring fresh perspective to our ingredient business and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ready to apply? Join us!

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To apply, please email us your resume.