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8 Sep 2020

Out Of Home Sales Representative – Texas Home-Based or Nogales, Arizona

Posted by Katie Settle, katie@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #36924

Great opportunity for a dry veg sales expert!  A high-quality shipper/marketer seeks a sales pro with tomato, pepper, cucumber, citrus, or similar commodity experience with active customer relationships.  Experience handling all aspects of the sales process sought, such as: securing solid margins for grower returns; managing entire sales cycle; buying and selling to increase sales; developing new business ideally with retail chains.

This expanding organization has an extensive background with growers in Mexico, a solid sales and distribution pipeline, excellent quality, and a great growth opportunity.  Position can be remote/home based if candidate has terrific follow-through and communication skillsets.  Preferred areas are Arizona and Texas.

Position Responsibilities Include

  • Business development for new accounts with a focus on retail chains, including prospecting and sourcing new customer leads and keeping current with market conditions.  Ability to bring active accounts desired
  • Negotiate and write F.O.B. orders and occasionally delivered sales
  • Buy / sell commodities to solid customers with good credit
  • Work closely with management and growers on harvest, quality, estimates, forecasts
  • Work closely with company cooler on loading and transportation matters of all orders
  • Use inventory and ordering software, manage aging/collections
  • Assist with various other tasks as needed, work closely with management
  • Periodic visits to trade shows and customers (when conditions allow)

Desired Attributes and Experience Include

  • Hands-on experience with Famous, Produce Pro, or similar ERP, inventory, ordering systems
  • 5+ years previous successful sales experience with dry veg or citrus items
  • Strong experience/relationships working with domestic retail customers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, highly organized, detail oriented, accurate
  • Successful experience handling season-long programs and bid prices
  • Self-motivation and self-discipline to generate new business and maintain current relationships
  • Ability to use MS Office programs, inventory and order management software
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR an equivalent combination of education and related experience
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred but not required

Please contact Katie Settle, katie@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Sales & Marketing. Job Types: Out Of Home and Southwest. Job expires in Endless.

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