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Sales Assistant

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Job Description: 

OPC is family owned and headquartered in the beautiful Pacific Northwest of the United States. We started over 40 years ago as a small family farm and have been blessed to grow significantly with our farm fresh quality and the care we show our customers.

We currently own, or control through long term leases, over 140,000 irrigated acres. We also now have a network of processing plants throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Michigan to bring the bounty of our farms to you.

The roots of our heritage offer us complete focus; from farming through the entire process. We are committed to innovation, quality and customer service. The OPC Family of companies is dedicated to sustainable agricultural practices throughout our farming operation, giving us the ability to give our customers “Seed to Fork” varieties of quality potato products, other vegetables and fruits.

We are looking for a Sales Assistant who will play a role in our sales team's success. You will collaborate closely with our Sales Manager and others to drive revenue growth, exceed sales targets, and ensure exceptional customer satisfaction. The Sales Assistant facilitates the efficient operation of the sales team of Baker Produce by performing a variety of clerical and administrative tasks.


  • Answers and transfers phone calls, screening when necessary.
  • Acquire and input customer information into company systems to stay on top of current sales landscape and track sales goals.
  • Maintains filing systems as assigned.
  • Retrieves information as requested from records, email, and other related documents; prepares written summaries of data when needed.
  • Engage with customers in a professional and empathetic demeanor to build a sense of comfort and trust.
  • Develop and nurture relationships with assigned customer base.
  • Responds to and resolves administrative inquiries and questions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
  • Two to three years of experience in an administrative, customer-facing, sales account management type role preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at time.

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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