District Sales Representative - Nashville, TN

Date: Feb 1, 2024

Location: Nashville, TN, US

Company: Dart Container

Are you ready to join a company who delivers excellence? Dart is a leader in our industry; and you can help make a difference every day. As a privately held company by the Dart family, we are a company who prides itself on people who are, and can be, the key to Dart's success.  We are seeking an outside sales representative to represent two iconic brands – Dart and SOLO products. We seek candidates who see a clear long-term future with our company. Become part of a community that has mutual respect and values one’s ideas to remain competitive




  • Culture of belonging.
  • Corporate business hours working out of your home office. 
  • Top notch training program, including product knowledge, and selling skills.
  • Opportunity for a long-term career path.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Generous retirement savings through company profit sharing program.
  • Competitive base salary of $66,473 to 83,091 with 20% annual bonus. 
  • Choice of company vehicle with expenses paid for, or a vehicle allowance. 
  • Amazing colleagues to work with and learn from.
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability, Wellness Initiative.




This manufacturer’s representative will generate sales by calling on an established network of distributors as well as prospect for new business by calling on end-users (e.g.) hospitals, universities, restaurants) in an assigned territory which includes the Nashville and Middle TN areas. Aside from making daily sales calls, you will be responsible for:


  • As a District Sales Representative you will work with co-workers in a professional manner that leads to harmony and greater productivity in the company and department/division.
  • Analyze customer and business inquiries and opportunities, and negotiate alternative solutions in areas of service, quality, pricing, and representation.
  • Link together or bridge different aspects of customers and marketplace to identify needs, motive, and solutions.
  • Actively secure and report market and competitive information as it relates to the current activity of selling Dart products.
  • Systematically resolve customer inquiries in areas of service, quality, and pricing.
  • Document account information in a CRM system as needed and attend occasional tradeshows, meetings, and other events.




  • A Bachelor's degree.
  • Should reside in the Nashville, TN or Middle TN area.
  • A minimum of 3 years of outside sales experience to food service, paper distributor, or a relatable field. Duties would have included selling a product/service to a customer/business. 
  • A home office work area.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience with CRM software tools such as Salesforce (Preferred).
  • Familiarity with PC and applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and internet


Overview: Dart Container sets the Industry Standard of Excellence in the development, manufacture, and global distribution of innovative foodservice packaging solutions. Under the Dart® and Solo® brand, Dart manufactures cups, plates, containers, and lids made from such materials as paper, sugar cane, polypropylene, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), expanded polystyrene foam and solid polystyrene to national and international foodservice markets. Our goal is to provide customers with the products they need – products that meet the demands of today’s varied food and beverage applications while maintaining the highest level of quality and service.


Benefits: The Company provides medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. The Company pays a portion of the costs of all these plans for employees and their dependents. In addition, there is a paid sick leave program, FSA, wellness initiatives, tuition assistance and employee discount programs. The company also provides a profit-sharing retirement plan. In addition to an annual 10% company contribution on behalf of participants, the plan includes pre and post-tax employee contribution options. 


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278


Ext 3390 or email us at applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.


Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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