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Sales Manager – Florida or Remote Based
Posted by Brandi Boehme, Bboehme@producecareers.com
Top fresh produce company has a strong opportunity for a fresh produce sales expert! A solid background with fruit imports and sales to retail grocery, mass market, and club channels needed. This organization has a recognizable brand and a very good product line.
Position can be based in Florida or remotely from a home office, ideally from one of the large shipping port areas.
Position Responsibilities Include
Business development for new accounts, consistently staying in front of prospects, sourcing new customer leads, and keeping current with changes in the Produce Industry in order to best capitalize on new opportunities.
Maintaining active customers, working with those accounts to grow sales and deliver customer satisfaction.
Negotiating and writing F.O.B. orders and delivered sales.
Maintaining consistent communication with management, operations, and quality assurance teams on inventory and supply, product quality, forecasts, market conditions, margins and profitability to meet goals.
Work closely with customers and prospects on pricing, market conditions, product availability and quality.
Periodic visits to trade shows and customers.
Desired Attributes and Experience Include
Solid fresh produce sales background, also knowledge of international fruit growing regions, quality characteristics and issues, shelf life, shipping & handling characteristics, import supply chain, pack styles.