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7 Sep 2017

Southwest Foodservice Sales Specialist – Texas

Posted by Jennifer Mazza, jennifer@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #32063

An established and recognized fresh foods distributor to the foodservice industry, is looking for a Sales Professional to represent the company in Texas.

Our client is a fast-paced operator dedicated to providing the best quality & service to their customers and employees!

Fresh Produce sales experience to the foodservice sector is mandatory.  The candidate must possess good oral & written communication skills, and computer skills in all Microsoft applications is desired.  Candidate must have transportation and valid driver license.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Excellent organizational, analytical, negotiating, and oral & written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in the fresh foods industry.
  • Ability to be a strategic thinker and innovative planner by creatively building relationships and utilizing resources.
  • Ability to remain flexible in a dynamic work environment.
  • Excellent computer skills a must.
  • A college degree or equivalent is desired.
  • Self-motivated, desire to achieve positive results.
  • Minimum of five years produce sales experience in the foodservice industry.

Duties Include:

 Establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call potential new accounts.

  • Service any existing accounts that may be made available.
  • Communication of customer and prospect interaction with management.
  • Responsible for helping resolve customer complaints by identifying problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; and making recommendations to management.
  • Assist with the management and collection of receivables.

Skills/Qualifications:

Knowledge of the fresh fruit and vegetable industry is required. Previous outside sales experience is desired.  Customer Service, Meeting Sales Goals, Closing Skills, Territory Management, Prospecting Skills, Negotiation, Self-Confidence, Product Knowledge, Presentation Skills, Client Relationships, Motivation for Sales

Salary + Commission + Bonus; health care benefits, relocation assistance.

Please contact Jennifer Mazza, jennifer@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Sales & Marketing. Job Types: Southwest. Job expires in Endless.

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