Category Sales Manager


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Job Description: 

Gee Whiz, part of the Auvil Fruit family of companies, is a premium grower and producer of Washington apples and cherries sold under the highly regarded Gee Whiz brand.

We are seeking a full-time, dedicated Category Sales Associate to support our growing company.

The role of the Category Sales Associate is to analyze customer, market and consumer data in order to make business building recommendations. The Category Sales Associate works closely with the Director of Sales & Marketing and the sales team in developing and maintaining strong business relationships with existing and new customers. The Category Sales Associate will partner with Business Development Managers to help resolve customer questions and complaints. This position will have a dual role of selling commodities alongside the existing sales team and supporting growth with timely analysis.

At Auvil, we are a family, invested in each other, dedicated to growing the best tasting fruit. Join us…Where Passion Meets Flavor!

This is a full-time salaried position. Employee must work on-site during regular business hours unless traveling for business. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.  This position may require 30% or more travel. Most travel will be outside the local area, and overnight stays will be required.
 
We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Relocation assistance may be available for this position.

Requirements: 
  • Valid WA State Driver License.
  • Current motor vehicle insurance and access to a reliable vehicle.
Education: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing or related field required.
    Master’s degree preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in an analyst role within the Fresh Produce Industry
    At least 4 years of outside sales experience in the produce industry with proven sales record.
  • Previous experience in retail produce sales, produce procurement, or produce merchandising in a retail sector preferred.


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Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.


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