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JOB FILLED - Sales Representative

Job Description: 

Over the past 15 years Greg Willems has traveled the globe searching for the right varieties that could perform in his micro-climate in Kingsburg, CA. After years of research and testing, he is confident that the berries he produces are the best berry-genetics that are offered on the market. Farm to Table Berries efforts are concentrated on giving the consumer the best and sweetest eating experience, which results in repeat business. 

We are searching for someone as passionate about berries as we are to act as our Sales Representative. And spread the word about our amazing Blueberries and Blackberries.

  • Energetic, aggressive, outgoing professional attitude/personality
  • Must have knowledge in the fresh produce industry (preferably berries)
  • Effective communication and customer service skills
  • Mid-level experience with MS Office and other computer programs such as spreadsheets, word processing, email, etc
  • Acute attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated and willing to take initiative
  • Growth and sales oriented and the ability to work and succeed in a team atmosphere
  • Drive and motivation to generating new business, and maintain current relationships
  • 2 years of produce sales experience in a brokerage atmosphere is preferred
  • Current client base and the ability to solicit and develop new and long-lasting professional relationships
  • Spanish preferred but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Ability to pass a background investigation and drug test
Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Manage customer and grower/shipper relations
  • Communicate with customers and suppliers negotiating commodities, pricing, and pickup/delivery schedules
  • Have current business & willing to expand into new markets
  • Ensure that each customer receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, which includes good telephone etiquette, and all other aspects of customer service

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