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Lead Generation Specialist/Spécialiste en Lead Generation

Hybrid telecommuting in Ville St-Laurent QC

Are you passionate about culinary trends? Do you dream of joining a growing company that both delights Canadians and positively impacts the community? Are you dynamic, creative, curious and visionary? So read the following carefully!

About Gastronomia

The Gastronomia group, with its brands Gastronomia (B2B-for professional chefs) and Cool & Simple (B2C-for epicurean consumers) is a creator and distributor of high quality frozen culinary solutions based in Montreal. Our mission is to transform Canadians’ meals into gourmet experiences, while becoming an increasingly responsible company through B-Corp certification.

Your role in the team

Reporting to the National Sales Director, the Lead Generation Specialist will help the sales and marketing teams to reach their goals, by evaluating potential sales opportunities, and turning them into closed wins.

Your main responsibilities will be:

· Determine viable sales opportunities

· Contacting prospective customers

· Evaluating leads to qualify them based on predefined criteria

· SugarCRM data analyzing and reporting to the sales team

· Managing email databases using current SugarCRM software

· Organize and keep the lead status updated in our SugarCRM software

· Collaborate with the team to ensure the smooth transition through the sales process

· Participate in sales related events (food shows, sales presentation, product training)

· Use best practices related to lead generation

Your profile

  • University degree in related field
  • 3+ years of experience in a lead generation and prospecting role
  • Experience in B2B sales and B2C (an asset)
  • Bilingual English and French, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of computer proficiency
  • Proficiency in using CRM softwares and other lead generation tools (Sugar, LinkedIn Sales Navigator, ZoomInfo…)
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to critically interpret results
  • Excellent time and priority management skills
    Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Ability to be proactive, resourceful, autonomous and solution focused
  • Great capacity for collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in the foodservice industry (an asset)

Why Gastronomia?

We are an innovation-oriented SME with big ambitions. Our team works in a positive and warm atmosphere to encourage people to eat better. Our priority is also to positively develop our social and environmental impact through B-Corp certification driven initiatives.

What we offer our employees:

· Telecommuting and in office – hybrid mode

· 4 days work week

· Flexible hours

· Above average annual vacation

· Group insurance and Telemedecine

· Annual training and personal development budget

· Active internal committees to create happiness at work

· Company with a social and environmental conscience- Bcorp certification

· Discount on the prices of our delicious products

· Public transit/Bixi discount

· Free on-site parking

Gastronomia / Cool& Simple subscribes to the principle of employment equity and invites women, racialized people, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ people and otherwise marginalized people to apply.


Our team is our
greatest asset

At Gastronomia, we take a human approach and foster a stimulating work environment. Our commitment to people is our secret ingredient to employee and customer satisfaction. Working with us offers many advantages:

  • Four-day workweek with flexible hours
  • Hybrid office model
  • Group insurance with telemedicine
  • Employee discounts on our products
  • Public transit/Bixi discount

The values guiding our journey

Are you looking for a people-first work environment with big challenges and lots of fun?


Keeping chefs and customers happy, we’re always on the lookout for the latest culinary trends across the globe!

Team spirit

Alone we go faster, but together we go further (sure, it’s a cliché, but it’s also true!)


A positive attitude leaves a positive impact on colleagues, suppliers, and customers. Everybody. Every day.

Here's what your futures colleagues have to say

Can't find the position you're looking for?

Gastronomia a de grandes ambitions! C’est sans nul doute que notre équipe s’agrandira bientôt. C’est pourquoi, nous cherchons toujours à être en contact avec les meilleurs talents. N’hésitez pas à nous écrire si le projet vous attire, nous pourrons en discuter avec vous.

Proud to be Certified B Corporation in Montreal

What’s B-Corp Certification? This certification attests to a company’s innovation and commitment to meeting the highest standards regarding sustainability, social responsibility, and human resources.

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