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14 Jan 2020

East Coast Import Sales Representative – New York or Remote

Posted by Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #36010

Description

  • An established and reputable fresh fruit importer is looking to add to their East Coast sales team.
  • This role will sell imported fruit commodities to retail, wholesale and foodservice customers.
  • Great opportunity for career development and taking your sales experience to the next level.
  • The position provides exposure to all aspects of business: (sales, P&L mgt, sourcing, logistics, etc.)
  • Role provides solid salary, aggressive bonus potential (including profit sharing) and full employee benefits.
  • This role is based in the greater New York City area but will also consider remote-based talent.
  • Exciting long-term career opportunity with respected industry player that’s making waves in the industry.

Position Responsibilities Include

  • Execute day-to-day sales of accounts and achieve business targets – Volume, Revenue, Profit and Market Share.
  • Manage and grow existing customer accounts; maintain sales targets and category growth.
  • Current sales opportunities for Lemons, Limes, Pineapple, Mango, and more.
  • Occasional travel as needed for customer meetings, presentations and industry events.

Preferred Experience & Qualifications Include

  • Previous sales and marketing experience within the fresh produce – Fruit commodity experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of fresh produce categories, annual import cycles and programs.
  • Thorough understanding of produce commodities market, fresh fruit supply base, production and operations.
  • Previous experience or aptitude in sourcing/procurement would be a plus but not required.
  • College degree (B.A. /B.S.) in related fields of study desired, or relevant sales experience.

Please contact Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Sales & Marketing. Job Types: East Coast and Out Of Home. Job expires in Endless.

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