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Orondo, WA 98843 US
Our client in Orondo, WA has an immediate opening for a Sales Representative on a direct hire basis.
Established leader in the premium fruit market.
Cultivating a team-centric atmosphere that values innovation and customer-centricity.
Sales Representative Role:
We are seeking a Sales Representative who will play a pivotal role in establishing and fostering strong, enduring customer relationships. This position holds the responsibility of orchestrating the sales of apples and cherries with the goal of maximizing the company's profitability. The role is dedicated to delivering unparalleled customer service and addressing customer needs. The Sales Representative collaborates closely with management and Inside Sales Representatives to effectively address inquiries and concerns. This position significantly contributes to the company's achievements.
Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the evolving market dynamics and cultivation conditions.
Develop and deliver persuasive sales presentations to both prospective and existing customers.
Cultivate and nurture professional relationships with retailers, vendors, and fellow team members.
Actively engage in special projects aimed at enhancing company operations.
Conduct daily inspections of the warehouse and assess fruit inventory.
Proficiently handle customer disputes, navigate freight-related issues, and interact with vendors.
Accurately prepare and meticulously maintain all sales-related records.
Identify and pursue novel business opportunities within the retail and wholesale sectors.
Identify and seize fresh sales prospects within the realm of established accounts.
Consistently meet monthly sales targets and efficiently close sales to propel revenue growth.
Occasional evening and weekend work may be necessary based on the demands of the role.
Sales Representative Background Profile:
A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in sales is required.
Sales experience in Apples and Grapes preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other pertinent software (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, familiarity with AS400 is advantageous).
Demonstrates an enthusiastic, confident, and outgoing professional demeanor.
Exhibits a profound understanding of the intricate fresh produce industry.
Showcases exceptional skills in both written and verbal communication.
Presents a proven track record in constructing and delivering impactful sales presentations.
Upholds a customer-centric approach and embraces a problem-solving mindset.
Exemplifies meticulous record-keeping abilities.
Displays high levels of self-motivation and an unwavering commitment to goals.
Possesses a keen eye for detail.
Demonstrates adeptness in multitasking and adeptly executing tasks within a dynamic environment.
Thrives in collaborative, team-oriented settings.
Exhibits resilience in the face of challenges and maintains a practical perspective.
Predominantly operates within an office environment, with occasional time spent in cold storage areas. Standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers are consistently utilized.
This role may require up to 30% travel, primarily within the United States, which might include overnight stays. Occasional international travel could also be anticipated.
Features and Benefits:
On-site role only; hybrid or remote options are not available.
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) policy.
Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits.
401k plan featuring a 100% Match up to 4%.
Frontline Source Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. The client cannot sponsor any visas.
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Meet Your Recruiter
Mike Cook is a specialized grocery retail recruiter for Frontline Source Group. With more than 35+ years in the grocery retail industry, Mike started as a part-time courtesy clerk. He worked his way up to serve in-store leadership positions with both traditional and specialty food formats. Including Brookshire Grocery Company and Central Market/H-E-B. Beyond store operations, his expertise lies in hiring, training, and developing company leaders.
Throughout his career, Mike has placed an emphasis on professional development and continuing education. He was in the charter class of Brookshire University, graduating as salutatorian. He also has earned certificates of proficiency in management specialized leadership and retail management from Tyler Junior College. The later certification was in collaboration with the Western Association of Food Chains. And, he has received numerous awards and accolades for customer service and leadership.
Mike has a passion for community service, having served as a board member for the Bear Creek Specialty Utility District (formerly Lavon Water Supply Corporation) from 2007-2013; Community Independent School District board trustee from 2013-2017; and currently as Lavon City Councilman, Place 2 since 2017.