Japanese Bilingual Outside Sales Representative (1036)

Fremont, CA, USA

Job Type

Full-Time; Direct-Hire

About the Role

Location: Fremont, CA

Industry: Trading (Japanese consumer goods)

Salary: up to 60K, exempt (Depending on experience); Plus bonus depending on company performance; Company car will be provided

Shift: Monday to Friday (may need to work weekends)

Employment Status: Full-Time; Direct-Hire

Job duties include:

  • Responsible for maintenance and development of customer accounts

  • Monitor market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, prices, and sales

  • Communicate daily with customers

  • Answer customer questions about products, prices, availability and uses

  • Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests

  • Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders

  • Consult with clients after sales or contract signings to resolve problems and to provide ongoing support

  • Provide customers with product samples and catalogs

  • Negotiate details of contracts and payments, and prepare sales contracts and order forms

  • Collect payment

  • Perform administrative duties, such as preparing sales budgets and reports, keeping sales records, and filing expense account reports

  • Travel to customer's location (by air, company car or by public transportation)

  • While visiting the customer's location, maintain presentable condition assigned areas (May require stocking work)

  • Other duties as required to support on-going sales and other branch operational needs


  • Must be bilingual in Japanese/English or Chinese/English

  • Must have driver's license

  • Driving records must meet company's requirement

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software