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JOB FILLED - Account and Category Associate

Job Description: 

Born out of love for fresh produce and a desire to bring the world’s best tasting citrus to U.S. shoppers, LGS Specialty Sales partners with select growers around the world to bring our customers the best quality and year-round supply of clementines and avocados, as well as seasonal citrus and grapes. Each of our commodities are sourced from the world’s finest growing regions, known for having optimal climate and soil conditions. We work very closely with each partner, visiting their fields regularly throughout the season to monitor crop conditions and fruit quality, as well as ensuring our growing and safety standards are never compromised.

LGS Specialty Sales has an immediate opening for a full-time Account & Category Associate in New York. This entry level position has room to grow as an Associate to Senior Associate to an Account Manager.

The Account and Category Associate will provide support to Account Managers and LGS’s overall efforts to provide world class customer service to its customers and commodity suppliers.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor customer web-based platforms such as iTrade, Retail Link, and others, for new customer orders and updates to existing customer orders.
  • Enter and update customer orders into ERP system (Famous).
  • Respond timely and clearly to customer and carrier inquiries related to order fulfillment.
  • Support category managers by accurately importing/entering new supplier inventory.
  • Maintain and properly store electronic inventory and manifest records received from suppliers.
  • Field incoming sales calls, as needed.
  • Special marketing projects and initiatives as directed.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • 0-2 years of sales or marketing experience in the fresh produce industry with a proven record of enhancing current customer relationships and fostering new customer relationships. 


  • Detail-oriented with a strong attention to detail.


  • Salary based on experience.
  • Insurance: medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.
  • 401K and profit sharing (with matching after 1 year of service).
  • Paid time off and 8 paid holidays.
  • Free coffee, tea, water, when available any of the commodities we offer. Free on site parking. 
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