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Sales Manager - Confidential #8310

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Job Description: 

An avocado distributor/wholesaler is looking to hire a Sales Manager.


  • Develop and implement commercial strategies according to company goals and objectives aiming to accelerate growth.
  • Answer customers’ questions about products, prices, availability, and credit terms.
  • Collaborate to exchange information such as selling strategies and marketing information.
  • Contact new and existing customers to discuss their needs.
  • Identify prospective customers.
  • Conduct market research and analysis to create detailed business plans on commercial opportunities (expansion, business development, etc.)
  • Responsible for delivering results.
  • Identify and close prospective customers.
  • Tracking historical prices with Operations Staff.
  • Act to acquire new customers and manage client relationships new and existing)
  • Put in place processes in sales planning, forecasting, business planning, customer service and execution of marketing strategies to achieve long term objectives of business.
  • Maintain customer records, using automated systems.
  • Negotiate prices and terms of sales and service agreements. Requiring Final approval
  • Prepare sales contracts for orders obtained and submit orders for processing.
  • Quote prices, credit terms and other specifications.
  • Prepare and present reports.
  • Stay up to date on industry and market knowledge.
  • Miscellaneous duties assigned by Supervisor.

Requirements / Required Knowledge:

  • Self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Prior and successful experience developing direct sales with major retailers in the U.S.
  • Must have contacts within the industry and experience with setting wholesale process for avocados.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Bilingual (English - Spanish).
  • Goal oriented and naturally motivated to reach goals.
  • High level of initiative, creative thinking, decision making and problem solving.
  • Naturally inclined toward solution selling techniques.

Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • The employee performs work in a normal office setting within a reasonable environment.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to perform local and non-local travel.

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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