Fruits & Vegetables Sales Representative Position Description: This position will cover the US area preferably based in Minneapolis Minnesota and will be operating from their home office. You will make on-site sales calls to patrons and prospective customers to sell Fruits & citrus fruits mainly. Position is responsible for Sales within a defined geographic territory that may encompass several counties and states. • Independently calls on customers to solicit sales, handles questions about products, and makes recommendations Partners with Retail Managers and District Managers to coordinate sales efforts, develop prospect lists, provide market intelligence, and coordinate product delivery schedules. • Participates in local community meetings such as grower meetings, USDA and Extension meetings, and is active on county extension boards or related councils. • Provides technical assistance and related information to customers regarding best management practices, crop and weed and pest identification. Researches Internet and technical bulletins to relay advanced product information to customers. • Coordinates all resources needed to solve customer's issues and complaints. Works with Product Specialists, Buyers, Agronomist, Feed Tech Reps, Vendors, district and corporate management staff to resolve questions. Strong relationships with customers. • Uses the CRM Tool to maintain accurate customer records, prospect lists, and report weekly sales calls to both customers and prospects. Transmits weekly fieldwork reports and weekly expense voucher to Field Sales Manager and/or District Manager. • Plans and coordinates commodity and management meetings with current customers and prospects. Qualifications: • Knowledge in Fruits & Vegetables sales required • 5 years sales experience in Fruits and vegetables sales • Knowledge of community and a minimum of 6 year's experience in agriculture sales or store management. • Able to develop sales strategies and techniques to increase sales and meet sales goals • Able to learn and present sales programs to Producers in group or individual buyer settings • Effective communication, organizational and presentation skills • PC proficiency in Microsoft Office, quickbooks, CRM. • Valid Drivers License - Satisfactory Driving Record • Able to lift up to 50lbs Incentives: Salary + commission If interested, contact Sammy at [email protected] Please note that you received the notice from the PMA Foundation for Industry Talent.