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Outside Sales - Food Service Sales Representative

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Job Description: 

Charlie’s Produce - Who We Are
Charlie's Produce is a privately owned wholesale produce company. We are the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, and we are growing. The secret to our success in this industry is PEOPLE! We strive to hire the best and we reward them with a working environment that fosters loyalty, stability, innovation, and growth. Charlie’s was founded in quality, and we are proud that it is still our focus.
With a team of dedicated people who are passionate about food, supply chain, and their community we are looking for like minded individuals to help further our goal to enhance our communities through quality produce.
The Role:
This position is responsible for coordinating the activities of produce sales to insure satisfactory sales and profits for the company. Addressing the needs and ensuring the satisfaction of our customers. This includes assigned customers, as well as the accounts of other company salespersons.
Essential Responsibilities Include but Not Limited To:

  • Maintain a sound working knowledge of all markets and growing conditions.
  • Make presentations of profitable programs to potential and existing customers.
  • Notify and assist buyers, operations, and sales support persons by communication of customer's needs and preferences.
  • Maintain effective, professional relationships with restaurant owners, retailers, vendors, and fellow employees.
  • Organize and aid with special sales and promotions.
  • Participate in special projects deemed necessary to the operation and well-being of the company.
  • Responsible for individual accounts sales and gross profit.
  • Make sure all orders are submitted before scheduled cut off times.
  • Responsible for processing and turning in credit memos, responsibility forms and other job-related paperwork within the set time lines.

 Required Skills and Experience:

  • 1+ years of work experience in food sales (will consider 2+ years experience as a chef).
  • Must have thorough knowledge and expertise of produce commodities and be capable of providing expert consulting to current and potential customers.
  • Excellent interpersonal human relations, emotional intelligence, and teaming skills.
  • Accuracy with paperwork, figures, with a high attention to detail.
  • Excellent follow-through.
  • The ability to work well independently and be self-driven.
  • Literate in MS Office Suite.
  • Valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and safe driving record.
  • Ability to use your own vehicle as transportation to client sites. (All mileage will be reimbursed at the federal level)
  • Exceptional phone skills.

 Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years, business-to-business outside sales experience in the produce, grocery, or restaurant industry.
  • Have a proven track record of strong sales and customer relations.

Monday through Friday, day shift
Supplemental Information
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent on factors, including but not limited to, the individual’s qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as physical work location within the state.
For additional protected privacy information please visit: Privacy Policy | Charlie's Produce (charliesproduce.com)  Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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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