We are looking for a Sales Associate with a strong background in retail produce sales. Ideal candidate would have existing business relationships with retail produce buyers and chain store accounts.
Ideal Candidate should have current retail, wholesale and food service accounts. Maximize Company Sales and Profits through sales of existing accounts, but mostly develop new accounts with strong emphasis on chain store business.
- Have at least 3 years produce sales experience or have an undergraduate college degree with some training and experience in Sales environment.
- Understanding of the foods supply-chain, annual supply / pricing dynamics, business operations, sales contract negotiation, distribution logistics, quality management and claims processing.
- Computer Proficient, Microsoft Office software experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work in a team, talent for making sales and aggressively develop new business.
- Have ability to solve problems, have industry contacts, positive attitude, responsible to work independently and strong work ethic.
* Excellent compensation based on experience and qualifications. Includes base salary draw plus commissions.
* Benefits package
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.