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Account Manager/Sales Veritable Vegetable - Delivering Org

  • Date Posted February 17, 2020
  • Location San Francisco, CA
  • Category Agriculture / Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description As an organic produce distributor with 40 years of experience, Vegetable Veritable purchases, transports and supplies the highest quality organic fruits and vegetables on the market. We actively improve the sustainable food system by supporting organic farmers, increasing access to fresh produce, strengthening communities and cultivating a fair and dynamic workplace. What makes us unique is our commitment to running the business based on values rather than the bottom line. We believe in using the power of business to solve social and environmental challenges and have been certified as a B Corporation. Our company culture stresses high integrity relationships, quality produce, minimal environmental impact and active involvement in the community. Job description

Veritable Vegetable is seeking a full time Account Manager to develop and maintain strong relationships with existing customers and to contribute to Sales Department goals.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Meet goals established for assigned customer accounts: volume, margin, credits, etc.
  • Interact with customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, handle all transactions including sales orders, invoices, credits, etc.
  • Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests
  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, product uses
  • Quote standard prices; identify and get approval from Sales Manager for pricing strategies for individual accounts
  • Provide ongoing account support: understand customer needs, direct resources as needed, resolve account problems
  • Provide customers with product samples
  • Monitor sales activity (sales goal, volume, trends, history for each account), analyze activity and prepare reports for Sales Manager
  • Conduct in-store visits to provide face-to-face time and visual assessment of store
  • Monitor market conditions, and competitors' products, prices, and sales


Requirements:

  • 2 years of experience in sales or customer service
  • Produce industry experience required; retail produce experience a plus
  • Knowledge of produce varieties and seasonality
  • Appreciation for the principles of sustainable agriculture and the value of organic produce
  • Comfortable with office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be an insurable driver

 

Compensation this position is : salaried, varies DOE, $58,500.00 - $75,000.00 Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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