Junior Salesperson

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Job Description: 

We are seeking a Junior Salesperson to join our team. This is a great opportunity  for a recent college graduate looking to start their produce career!

This position is responsible for the sales of our full product line of field commodities and value-added SKU’s.

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Sell both grower product and outside purchased product
  • Day to day management of key customer accounts
  • Deliver excellent customer service that ensures ongoing sales and high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Build and maintain relationships with key customers to support business development
  • Identify and develop new opportunities with assigned targets
  • Answer customers questions about products, prices, availability, product usage and credit terms
  • Assist with contract negotiations
  • Attend trade shows as needed
  • Keep informed of new products, services and other general information of interest to customers
  • Checks on competitive activity and develops methods of attaining new accounts
  • Answers questions from customers and handles complaints
  • Follow up on past due files and accounts
  • Daily order entry and contract management
  • Adhere to the PACA rules
  • Performs other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time
  • Other functions as assigned
Requirements: 
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; four years’ experience in a produce sales office; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge Spreadsheet software, Word Processing software
Skills: 
  • Must be willing to travel 10% of the time
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings and rotating Saturdays
  • Proficiency with all aspects of Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Famous software platform a plus but not required
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Must demonstrate good time management skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate and close sales
  • Must be willing and able to travel to the various operations of the Company including but not limited to Arizona, Imperial Valley, the Central Valley of California as needed

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.