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Sr. Import Sales – West Coast
Posted by Rich Lentz, email@example.com
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.
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.