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- An industry leading fresh fruit Importer is in growth-mode and adding to their sales team.
- Sales opportunities with Grapes, Citrus and Stonefruit on an F.O.B. and delivered basis.
- A strong import sales background to major retail chain store accounts is required.
- This opportunity is with a major fruit Importer, one of the largest for S. American categories.
- This organization is one of the largest importers (by volume) in the country.
- Position is based in the Philadelphia / New Jersey area.
- Account management with retail grocery chain store customers, such as national chains, regional chains, independents, and wholesalers/service wholesalers who supply retail accounts.
- Business development for new accounts, including prospecting and sourcing new customer leads
- Collaborate with management on pricing and inventory to meet daily and seasonal sales expectations.
- Working closely with Inspection / Quality personnel, cold storage & facilities personnel, logistics and shipping depts.
- Travel to visit customers, periodic visits to trade shows and possibly to production areas to promote the company and improve job performance.
Required Experience & Qualifications
- Strong fruit commodity knowledge desired, for example: grapes, stone fruit, citrus, cherries.
- Knowledge of retail grocery chains, big-box / mass market stores, and / or wholesale grocers.
- Background of retail programming, planning retail ads, seasonal contracts, and / or promotions.
- Solid produce background, also knowledge of international fruit growing regions, quality characteristics and issues, product shelf life, shipping & handling characteristics and pack styles.
- College degree (B.A., B.S.) in related fields of study or equivalent preferred.
Please contact Rich Lentz, firstname.lastname@example.org
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