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Produce Sales Manager (Click here to apply, or manually email: careers@bandwagoninc.com)

If you are a produce industry expert with a network of retail, wholesale & foodservice outlets, we want to speak with you!

Our business grows every year, and we’re looking for a passionate Sales Manager to be a part of this growth!

As the Produce Sales Manager, you will interact with buyers, operations and other sales support with customer's needs and preferences. You will organize and provide assistance for special sales and promotions. Achieve monthly targets and commit to sales results by identifying and targeting new business development.
 

We are seeking a self-motivated Sales Manager with a strong produce sales background, high energy, and proven sales results. You will work from our office in Los Angeles, CA. 

 

As the Produce Sales Manager, you will:

  • Own the entire sales process: sourcing new leads, contact and follow-up, through closing

  • Be responsible for achieving corporate sales and gross profit goals

  • Ensure existing customers’ needs are met, while obtaining new orders

  • Plan and organizing daily work schedule: call potential sales outlets and other trade contacts

  • Keep management informed of progress with sales reports, updates, and overall analyses

  • Help Bandwagon remain competitive by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, and merchandising techniques

  • Address customer complaints by investigating problems, identifying root causes, developing solutions, and making recommendations to management

  • Represent Bandwagon at company food and trade shows when necessary

  • Bring new ideas & strategies to the sales team

  • Use and be familiar with CRM

 

For all positions, we offer:

  • Competitive salary based on experience

  • Vision, Dental and Medical Insurance benefits

  • Profit-sharing plan

  • Paid time off and holiday pay benefits

We look for candidates who demonstrate:​

  • Integrity and ethics in all aspects of work and life

  • A love for produce, making deals, and building relationships

  • Creativity and ingenuity when facing tough problems

  • Commitment to both growing as an individual and empowering one's team

  • Proven track record of strong sales, customer service, meeting quotas and closing deals

  • Drive to meet and exceed customer expectations

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Energy in a fast-paced environment

  • Good negotiating skills

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in wholesale produce/retail/foodservice with an established customer base

  • Knowledge of the USDA grading and conditioning requirements, correct storage temperatures and specialty produce characteristics about quality and seasonal growing trends

  • Bilingual helpful, English and Spanish 

  • Computer literate, Produce Pro software experience a plus

  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds safely

  • Valid California Driver’s License free of major traffic violations

If you are interested in joining Bandwagon, click here to email us (careers@bandwagoninc.com). In your email, be sure to include:

  • A copy of your resume

  • What experience or expertise you look forward to bringing with you

  • What you are hoping for in your next step in your career

  • What excites you about working at Bandwagon

 

QUESTIONS? CONTACT US!

Bandwagon Brokerage, Inc. - 4550 Seville Ave. Vernon, California 90058

Tel: (323) 983-0670 - Fax: (323) 923-5579 - Email: info@bandwagoninc.com

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