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Senior Salesperson

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Job Description: 

Do you have a passion for fresh produce and a drive to succeed?

Launch Your Produce Sales Career at a Growing Industry Leader!

Sierra Produce is a fresh fruit sales and marketing company representing growers / exporters from Chile, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Greece, South Africa and the USA. We represent a substantial volume of fresh fruit products imported for ultimate sale to the U.S. and Canadian markets. Our combined imports to both the East and West Coasts of the United States are currently 5 to 6 million boxes and we have been growing steadily since our inception in 1995.

In order to service our customer base, Sierra Produce has two strategically located sales offices. Our West Coast sales office, also acting as our corporate headquarters, is based in Orange County, CA (Orange). Our East Coast sales office is located in Gloucester County, NJ (Swedesboro). Positions for a Senior Salesperson are available at either of our sales office locations or possibly remote locations for the right candidate.

Our growers / exporters are increasing their diversity in their respective commodities and have created new opportunities for us to expand our product lines. Our product line consists of table grapes, stone fruit, citrus, pears, apples, kiwi, and blueberries. To successfully grow these categories, we are looking for a Senior Salesperson to help drive sales and assist with our future retail sales growth.

Why Sierra Produce is the Place for You:

  • Growth and Opportunity: We're a rapidly growing company with a diverse product line, offering exciting career advancement possibilities.
  • Supportive Team Environment: Collaborate with experienced professionals who share your passion for the industry. We offer a dynamic and rewarding environment for passionate salespeople who want to make a real impact.
  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits: Enjoy a rewarding salary, bonus structure, and robust benefits package.

The Role:
As a Senior Salesperson at Sierra Produce, you'll play a vital role in driving sales and expanding our customer base. You'll leverage your expertise to:

  • Manage customer relationships, maintain existing accounts, and develop new business.
  • Work with sales management on pricing, promotions, and sales strategies.
  • Partner with the Quality Control team to ensure consistent product quality.
  • Collaborate with retailers to develop seasonal sales programs.
  • Analyze market trends and develop creative solutions to achieve sales goals.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Proven sales experience in the fresh produce industry.
  • A strong track record of building and maintaining successful customer relationships.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to work independently, manage time effectively, and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Strong analytical and computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Famous software experience is also helpful.
  • A willingness to travel domestically and internationally (Periodically).

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary + Incentive based compensation program
  • 401k
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life benefit plans

Ready to join a winning team?

Please submit your cover letter and resume today!

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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