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8 Feb 2021

West Coast General Sales Manager – Central Valley, California

Posted by Rich Lentz, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #37539


  • A highly regarded Citrus Grower/Packer/Shipper/Importer is aggressive growth-mode.
  • This role will lead an experienced sales team and branch in the California Central Valley.
  • Sales opportunities for a variety of both domestic and imported Citrus.
  • The category has achieved impressive year-over-year sales growth the last several years and adding volume.
  • Our client is a respected player within the industry, with a global reach for fresh fruit throughout the world.
  • This opportunity is in the California Central Valley, with relocation assistance available.

Position Responsibilities Include

  • Oversee the continued development of sales team and office personnel.
  • Oversee the customer base for the area; including create, maintain and monitor sales & marketing budgets.
  • Oversee the development and execution of sales and marketing plans.
  • Establish and implement both short and long-range sales goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures.
  • Ability for both domestic and international travel as needed.

Required Experience & Qualifications Include

  • Established track record of leading and developing sales teams.
  • Successful sales experience in the Citrus category is required.
  • Customer contacts within retail, wholesale and other profitable customer segments.
  • Strong 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 desired, or relevant experience in the produce industry.

Please contact Rich Lentz,


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

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