MARKETING MANAGER, FRESH AND FOODS DIVISIONS
Calavo Growers, Inc.
Santa Paula, CA 93060
Calavo Growers, Inc. is a global avocado-industry leader. The company also markets diversified fresh produce items, ranging from tomatoes to tropical produce. An expanding provider of value-added fresh food, the company's Calavo Foods business segment manufactures and distributes guacamole, guacamole hummus and salsa under the respected Calavo brand name. Calavo's wholly owned subsidiary, Renaissance Food Group, LLC, creates, markets and distributes a portfolio of healthy, high-quality lifestyle products for consumers through fast-growing brands that include Garden Highway and Chef Essentials. Founded in 1924, Calavo serves food distributors, produce wholesalers, supermarket retailers and restaurant chains worldwide.
We are currently conducting a search for an individual who will assist and manage the fresh and foods division’s marketing channel communication plans, programs and promotional activities to meet objectives and to support the various business units. Will create and manage marketing materials, coordinate industry and customer tradeshows with sales staff, manage design of carton, packaging, graphics, manage merchandising and promotional items, assist sales management with communications plans, provide research to sales staff utilizing demographic tools, identifying trends, opportunities for key customers and other duties as required/assigned.
Degree preferred or a combination of education and work experience that provides for the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job functions, a minimum of ten+ years’ experience in a marketing position, preferably in the food industry (produce is a plus), ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, excellent PC skills, particularly in graphics, demonstrated ability to anticipate and resolve problems/issues, proactively meet challenges and achieve solutions through collaboration with sales and marketing staff.
We offer excellent pay and benefits and the opportunity to be associated with one of the most prestigious names within the produce industry. Please email your resume and cover letter (including salary requirements).
Please visit us at www.calavo.com to find out more about us and our exciting product line!
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.