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Tropical Category Sales Rep

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Job Description: 

Seeking an Experienced Tropical Category Sales Representative for WYCO Produce in Tampa, FL.

WYCO Produce, a premier distributor of tropical fruits and dry vegetables, established in 2010, seeks a skilled Tropical Category Sales Representative to join their team in Tampa, FL. With over 30 years of combined sales and marketing experience, WYCO Produce provides year-round access to high-quality produce from global partners.

Key Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will have an established book of business and the ability to cultivate and manage relationships with retailers, food-service distributors, and wholesalers. 

Some of the main responsibilities include:

  • Expanding tropical product offerings and growing the grower base.
  • Staying informed with market trends, inventories, and supply and demand to optimize pricing and secure deals.
  • Juggling inventories, forecasting availability, and navigating transportation.
  • Utilizing internal systems for order management, performance tracking, and customer communication.
  • Achieving budgeted sales volume objectives.
  • Researching and maintaining daily awareness of national market trends and utilizing data to leverage sales and secure opportunities.
  • Maintaining inventories and supplying the sales team with product availability daily.
  • Projecting daily and weekly availability based on grower projections.
  • Having working knowledge of national and international transportation and logistics.
  • Working on internal computer systems to book and manage sales orders, track sales reports, maintain customer lists, and be knowledgeable about product inventory.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of produce experience, preferably in the tropical category.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred, 2-year Associate degree will be considered.   Established retail, food-service, wholesale, and broker contacts.
  • Clear understanding of the fresh produce supply chain.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • National and international travel ability.
  • Must speak, read, and write Spanish fluently.  Able to work with changing market factors.

Benefits:

WYCO Produce values teamwork, professional hustle, and a positive work environment. The company offers a base salary, commission, and comprehensive benefits.

Note: This is not a remote position.



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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