Produce Sales Specialist (12291)
Produce Sales SpecialistOur client, a major grower/packer/shipper of vegetables in Ohio, seeks a high-motor, assertive and dedicated individual to sell existing produce accounts and develop new retail, foodservice and wholesale produce customers. Sales experience is a plus, but not a requirement for someone who is willing to learn and to dedicate his/her efforts to contacting customers. Produce experience – again, not a must, but a plus.The right person for this role will be reliable, dedicated, relentless at making calls, making contacts, introducing the company and its products to customers, listening for opportunities to sell, and following up on sales. Responsibilities & Duties: Manage customer and grower/shipper relations Communicate with customers and suppliers negotiating commodities, pricing, and pickup/delivery schedules Current business & willing to expand into new markets a plus Ensure that each customer receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, which includes good telephone etiquette, and all other aspects of customer serviceQualifications: Energetic, aggressive, outgoing professional attitude/personality Effective communication and customer service skills Mid-level experience with MS Office and other computer programs such as spreadsheets, word processing, email, etc. Acute attention to detail and accuracy Self-motivated and willing to take initiative Growth and sales oriented and the ability to work and succeed in a team atmosphere Drive and motivation to generating new business, and maintain current relationships 2 years of produce sales experience is preferred Current client base and the ability to solicit and develop new and long lasting professional relationships Ability to pass a background investigation and drug test Job Keywords: sales, account management, customer service, produce sales, onions, carrots, ag1source, jobs, career, position, recruiting, recruiter *Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the Produce Sales Specialist job.Apply for this job.