Fresh Produce Sales: www.healthyavocado.com/press
Established avocado importer seeks an experienced fresh produce salesperson. (LINKEDIN: HealthyAvocadoInc). We import from 10 packing houses in Michoacan, since 2002. We also export USA West Coast fruits to Japan, since 1993. Work in Berkeley CA or we will set up an office at your location. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter with an established customer base and proven talent in developing customer relationships over the phone.
FOB/ Program selling / contract sales / produce sales account management
New business development: Initiate sales with industry contacts, targeted research and cold calling
Maintain consistent communication with customers to keep them informed of product availability, market direction and quality
Manage inventory, market prices, quality and sales decisionsManage day to day sales for retail, foodservice and wholesale accounts.
• Self-motivated with strong business ethics. Known in the industry for honesty and integrity. You have earned a good reputation.
• 5-7 years' experience in produce sales with proven track record in customer engagement.
• Established industry contacts (supplier/buyer). Existing book of business is a plus.
• In-depth produce industry knowledge, experience in Avocados a plus.
• Excellent communications skills verbal and written. Proficient in MS Office.
• Ability to speak Spanish a plus but not essential.Competitive salary and benefits (401K profit share, health plan)
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.