Sales Associate - Confidential #5771 at Confidential - North Jersey - Joe Produce | Produce Jobs, Produce Careers, Agriculture Jobs, Agriculture Careers

Sales Associate - Confidential #5771

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Job Description: 

Are you a Produce Professional looking for new challenges?  Want to join a company where you have an opportunity for unlimited growth?  Are you passionate about produce?  Then, we should talk.

We are a wholesale produce company looking to expand our business. Looking for self-motivated Sales Associate. Concentration would be on small retailers, food service, schools and other institutions. We have a full line of products including a fresh cut operation.

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Meet sales goals by developing your own sales plan.
  • Work off established price list. Provide feedback on pricing daily. Work with buying team to establish pricing.
  • Follow orders through completely. From the time the order is taken to delivery.
  • Work with customers to expand product line.
  • Handle all customer claims with buying team.
  • Gain new customers. Should be a numeric goal included in annual sales plan.
  • Ability to identify areas of improvement.
  • Monitor competition.
  • Communicate orders to office clerk.
  • Manage and grow accounts that are given. ( Existing accounts)
  • Work with customers to establish promotional plans.  
  • Schedule sales calls be referral as well as cold call.
  • Work experience dealing with Foodservice and Institutions (schools, hospitals, country clubs).
  • Understanding of bid process.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Drive to succeed. Ability to work on your own.
  • Ability to prioritize accounts.
  • Have a valid Driver’s License. Reliable transportation.
  • Travel throughout our selling area.
  • Work off hours as needed.
  • Proficient in excel.
  • Produce retail knowledge.

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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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