Job Info Job Title: Business Development Location: South Texas Job Number: 11402 Posted Date: 7/31/2020 Job description About Direct Roots Direct Roots is an international import / export sourcing, consolidation, and delivery company that specializes in providing solutions for a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. As we continue to grow, we have a career opportunity available for a talented and motivated individual to join our Business Development team located in South Texas. About the Role Key responsibilities include: Provide our customer partners with food safe, high quality, cost competitive, and convenient solutions for their fruit and vegetable needs. Build on and drive new sales growth. Provide our customer partners with a premium experience. Proactively manage and work closely with cross-functional teams to influence product development and support the changing needs of the customer. Generate product requirements; determine specifications, costs, and time-integrated plans for product launches. Manage timelines for product introductions, transitions and exits. Qualifications 7+ years of experience in international trade. (Willing to make exception for right candidate) Team player and leader, with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines, and adjust to changing operational and business needs in a fast-moving environment. In-depth knowledge of various fruits and vegetables. Comprehensive understanding of international supply chain. Self-motivator who has proven successful in buying and selling fruits and vegetables across multiple segments Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, gather, analyze and summarize information in a clear and concise format. High degree of accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail Bi-lingual a plus Open to travel. Sales Jobs - Marketing Jobs - Management Jobs - Fresh Cut Jobs - Seed Jobs Apply By Our Email: Apply Email Apply Here Online: Apply Online Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.