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1 Dec 2017

West Coast Export Sales Manager – California

Posted by D.J. Stornetta, djs@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #32465

Leading, progressive fresh produce organization has a terrific opportunity for an Export Sales Manager to handle the sales and export of fresh commodities to South Korea, Japan, China, and other countries.

This established organization has a great work culture, strong ownership, and handle a very high-quality line of commodities.  Position will be located in California the majority of the year.

Must be able to travel domestically and internationally and have proper documentation to travel overseas.  Travel to trade shows, overseas customers, growing regions, packing houses.  Must be able to meet the demands of international export sales both during and out of season.

Seeking:

  • Knowledge of the South Korea, Japanese and other Asian Fresh Produce markets and importers.
  • Knowledge of fresh produce freight forwarders and suppliers of fresh produce in California and the Northwest.
  • Experience increasing market share of export business to these regions.
  • Ability to work with all the people, personalities, and international cultures involved with the entire export process, from the end user to the field department, to optimize export sales.
  • Ability to communicate customers’ quality specifications to ownership and QC personnel, to ensure the company product lines and labels are considered one of the top in their commodity categories, while maximizing packouts.
  • Ability to work with everyone from owners to hourly seasonal employees to accomplish company goals.
  • Ability to forecast and plan.
  • Ability to formulate and change plans when needed due to changes in weather or the markets.

The Export Sales Manager must be driven, honest, diplomatic, and think “outside the box.”  Able to continue increasing company market share in their commodities categories, while increasing export volume.

Please contact D.J. Stornetta, djs@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Sales & Marketing. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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