Brooks Tropicals, a well-established grower, packer, importer and marketer of tropical produce, is looking to hire a Director of Sales and Marketing. Brooks has been in business for over 90 years and is a leader in the industry, with domestic and international product supply and nation-wide and Canadian distribution.
We now have an amazing opportunity for a produce sales and marketing professional to lead our sales, administrative, and transportation staff as our Director of Sales and Marketing in our Homestead, FL main offices.
The Director of Sales and Marketing is responsible for developing and implementing sales plans and marketing opportunities. They will act as a public relations interface with customers, consumers, and the media. This position works closely with all Company departments including the growing operations, packing and shipping operations, accounting, executive management, and reports directly to the Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
To be successful in this role, you will need:
- 5 to 10 years of sales management experience in the fresh produce industry.
- 4 year college degree
- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Excellent oral communication, written communication, interpersonal skills, and problem solving skills.
- Ability to work with and lead a team; flexible to changing priorities.
- Knowledge of Famous software a plus.
- Analytic and numeric ability
- Negotiation and influencing skills
- Drive and ambition
- Bilingual/Spanish a plus.
We offer a wide range of benefits such as Health insurance plans, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and a very generous 401K matching program. Paid time off available upon completion
of introductory period. Competitive salaries.
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.
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