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Citrus Salesperson

Company: OPE Recruiting
Location: Winter Haven
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Citrus SalespersonPay Range: 75k-95kDepartment: Sales and MarketingReports to: Vice President of Program SalesJob Summary:The Citrus Salesperson is responsible for persuading customers to buy citrus in accordance with sales goals and targets. He/she interacts with growers, shippers, and customers across a range of commodities to grow their book of business. The Citrus Salesperson builds and maintains strategic relationships across retail, foodservice, and wholesale markets.Essential Duties:Be a respectable brand ambassadorCreate, implement, and achieve sales goals and objectivesBe knowledgeable about our Worldwide productsIdentify and target prospective new customersContact new and existing customers to discuss needsNegotiate prices and terms and prepare sales agreementsCollaborate with the whole Sales and Marketing team to achieve strategic goalsMaintain contact lists and follow up with customers to continue relationshipsRequired Qualifications:5+ years' experience in produce sales and marketingKnowledge of Florida Citrus and Imported Citrus with a true pulse on the marketRetail, foodservice, and/or wholesale market relationshipsCustomer, supplier, and logistics relationshipsTrack-record of sales successA passion for produce and working in the agricultural industryStrategic mindset, creative problem-solving skills, and a high degree of proactive resourcefulnessExcellent negotiation skillsAbove-average time management skills and the ability to multi-taskKnowledge of and experience with PACA rules and how to manage business accordinglyStrong computer skills, including (but not limited to) Microsoft Office 365Authorized to work in the United StatesDesired Qualifications:Existing book of produce businessProficient in Famous ERP SystemsBilingual (English/Spanish)Physical Requirements and Work Environment:Work is performed predominately in an office environment and requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards. Must be able to physically navigate an office environment. Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.

Keywords: OPE Recruiting, Lakeland , Citrus Salesperson, Sales , Winter Haven, Florida

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