Job Info
Job Title: Entry Level Sales/ Sales Assistant
Location: Gloucester City, NJ
Job Number: 11073
Posted Date: 11/7/2019
Job description

Entry Level Sales/Sales Assistant – East Coast Office

Job Description: 

We are a leading grower, importer and distributor of fresh produce.

We are looking for an Entry Level Salesperson/Sales Assistant in our Gloucester City, NJ office to join our team.

A successful candidate will have the ability to assist the East Coast Sales Staff with existing day to day sales activities as well as develop and maintain a light roster of accounts to be directly managed by this individual. This person will be expected to grow in knowledge and responsibility within the sales organization based on an individual development plan. This person must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic. 

Responsibilities & Duties: 

  • Primary person in the East Coast office for order entry and utilizing various e-commerce platforms such as iTrade, including regular after office hours maintenance.
  • Being familiar with quality control reports on multiple commodities and being able to apply that knowledge to fulfill specific customer requirements.
  • Primary conduit and coordinator between the sales team and third party service providers.
  • Ability to travel to trade shows, customer visits, and to other offices within the company as required by sales.
  • Develop and maintain a light roster of accounts with a mixed focus on retail, foodservice, and wholesale designed to give insight into various industry segments.
  • Primary backup for existing strategic accounts as designated by the sales staff.
  • Being able to work with and generate various reports timely, accurately, and direct to the appropriate people within the company.
  • Other tasks that assist the sales department as needed.


  • College degree preferred.
  • 2+ years of produce industry experience. Previous sales track experience a strong plus.
  • Strong Microsoft office skills.
  • Ability to work with a variety of proprietary and common industry software.
  • Previous experience with iTrade, Foodlink, and/or customer proprietary e-commerce platforms a strong plus.
  • After office hours availability a must.
  • Excellent communicator and with good problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and highly organized.
  • Ability to travel and integrate with existing sales staff and management.
  • Position is based in Gloucester City, NJ. Working remotely is not an option at this time.
  • Bi-Lingual English/Spanish a plus but not required


  • This is a full time exempt salaried position. Salary is D.O.E.
  • Standard benefits package applies.

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