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28 Jun 2018

Midwest Sales Merchandiser – Upper Midwest

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

Job Description

Job #33750

A well-established produce distributor is searching for a Merchandising Sales Manager to join their team. The position will be responsible for executing marketing, sales and merchandising strategies to generate growing and profitable retail sales to assigned customers. The position is also responsible for assisting in the development and execution of marketing, sales and merchandising programs with other retailers.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Increase customer sales in accordance with objectives.
  • Prospect assigned territories for new sales leads.
  • Implement seasonal re-sets in customer produce departments.
  • Direct, teach and implement the building of special produce displays.
  • Supply and educate customers and produce managers with point of sale and point of purchase materials.
  • Coordinate with outside and inside reps on budget, gross profit, sales and strategic goals.
  • Conduct annual customer reviews, including category review, product performance, SKU additions & reductions and seasonal sales planning. 8. Complete all ordering and pricing in a timely manner.
  • Maintain regular and satisfactory full-time attendance.
  • Perform work outside of normal business hours as needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

 Related college coursework and at least 3 years successful fresh produce management experience in sales, buying or merchandising for large wholesale distributors or retailers.

  • Proficient PC skills in Microsoft Office, produce industry software and common E Mail systems are required.
  • Valid identification or driver’s license (if appropriate). 

              Salary: DOE, Medical Benefits, 401K, relocation assistance.

Please contact Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com

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

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