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3 Apr 2018

West Coast Sr. Import Sales Manager – California

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

Job Description

Job #33329

Description:

  • A fast-growing, grower-owned, vertically integrated fresh fruit grower/shipper/importer is expanding west.
  • They’re looking for experienced import sales talent to open a new office and lead sales and business development efforts.
  • Newly created role will be responsible for both program and market sales to West Coast and National retailers.
  • Sales opportunities in South American imported grape, citrus, stonefruit, cherry and other categories.
  • Our client is vertically integrated, with a strong supply and a very solid reputation within the industry.
  • This role provides a very attractive compensation package; including a strong base salary, healthy bonus potential and full benefits.
  • Our client is opening a new sales office in the Central Valley or Southern California

Required Experience & Qualifications Include

  • Previous sales experience in related fruit categories. (grapes, citrus, stonefruit, cherries, kiwi, and/or apples)
  • Previous sales benchmarks of over 300,000 cartons/$6MM, annually.
  • Established customer contacts within retail, wholesale, and processing account segments.
  • Knowledge and understanding of annual import cycles and fresh produce import and export programs – Specifically, South American imports.
  • Thorough understanding of fresh fruit supply base, production, and operations.
  • College degree (B.A. /B.S.) in related fields of study desired, or relevant experience in the produce industry.

Please contact Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com

 

 

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

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