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4 Apr 2019

West Coast Sr. Import Sales – West Coast

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

Job Description

Job #34867

An established East Coast-based Importer/Shipper is in growth-mode and looking for experienced, well-rounded sales talent with a full industry background to develop and manage sales in the Western U.S.

Description:

  • Our client is a respected industry player, with a solid reputation and is making waves in the industry.
  • This opportunity will provide exposure to all aspects of business. (sales, P&L mgt, sourcing, logistics, etc.)
  • Particularly interested in developing new categories, looking for people with established grower network.
  • Current sales opportunity for their Tropical category; Lemons, Limes, Pineapple, Mango, and more.
  • Primary responsibility is sales to retail, foodservice and wholesale customer segments.
  • This opportunity provides a strong base salary, aggressive bonus potential, (including profit sharing) and full employee benefits.
  • This role can be remote-based on the West Coast.

We’re looking for: 

  • Previous produce sales experience, with a strong desire for established grower network.
  • Previous sales benchmarks of over $6MM, annually.
  • Established customer contacts within retail, foodservice and wholesale customer segments.
  • Thorough understanding of produce commodities market, fresh fruit supply base, production, and operations.
  • Previous experience or aptitude in sourcing/procurement.
  • 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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