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10 Sep 2020

Southeast Avocado Category Sales Manager – Florida

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

Job Description

Job #36935

Description:

  • An established, fast-growing, and vertically integrated Grower/Importer is in aggressive growth-mode.
  • Company is looking for experienced avocado talent to join their small, but growing team.
  • Position will manage the avocado product line as well as the sales & marketing strategies.
  • This position will be the “face of the category” to retailers across North America.
  • This client has significant growth forecasted: Doubling volume and sales revenue along with a year-round supply.
  • This role is focused on managing /developing contracted retail sales programs; not market / day-to-day sales.
  • This position is based in Florida, with relocation assistance available.

Required Experience & Qualifications Include

  • Previous avocado category experience. (Import or domestic)
  • Strong retail/chain/mass market background and relationships.
  • Knowledge and understanding of annual import cycles and fresh produce import and export programs.
  • Thorough understanding of fresh fruit supply base, production, and operations.
  • College degree (B.A. /B.S.) in related fields of study required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

Please contact Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com

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

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