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Category Sales Manager – Washington
Posted by Katie Settle, firstname.lastname@example.org
Established and growing produce company is seeking a Category Sales Manager in the Pacific Northwest. This position will be responsible for current account development and business development with regional and some national accounts.
Accurately forecast monthly and quarterly sales activity and trends
Manage and do business development for retail, food service and wholesale accounts
Execute short and long-term sales goals along with sales strategies by aligning with overall company goals
Maintain strong selling margins
Partner with company management to develop and implement strategies for securing new accounts and achieving sales goals
Track and compile data related to customer and prospective interactions
Monitor customer, market, and competitor activity and provide feedback
Visit companies that buy our products and educate them on onion quality, our quality assurance procedures, expectations and data reporting
Monitor competition to enhance sales effort focus by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, delivery schedules, shipping fees, merchandising, sales volume, etc.
Prove commitment to overall team and company success with a willingness to assist with duties outside of scope as needed
Bachelor’s degree required
5+ years of experience in growing produce sales
Prior experience with iTrade and Foodlink preferred Proficient in Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint and Word
Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing a sales strategy as well as getting results through new customer acquisition
Skilled negotiation skills and problem solver
Entrepreneurial spirit and business mind
Competitive compensation package and benefits based on experience