Company: CareerPaths NW, LLC
Expected salary: $120000 – 200000 per year
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job description: An esteemed company in the Fresh & Frozen Seafood Import & Export sector, renowned for its premium value-driven and sustainable approach to food distribution, is currently seeking a Sales Representative in the South Bay LA area.
This full-time role reports to the Vice President of Sales and requires a candidate with a high emotional quotient (EQ) and a strong sense of teamwork. The business is dynamic and fast-paced, demanding a high level of adaptability and interdependence within the sales team and the broader company.
Sales Representative Job Responsibilities
- Maintain regular communication with customers to manage upcoming orders, introduce new products, and confirm logistics and pricing.
- Engage in new business development, reaching out to establish new accounts in an evolving industry.
- Focus on developing and strengthening existing customer relationships, with a portion of time dedicated to hunting for new business opportunities.
- Gain a comprehensive understanding of the company’s products and serve as a knowledgeable advocate for the brands represented.
- Keep abreast of trade factors, market conditions, and supply information to contribute to the team’s understanding of developments in the North American seafood marketplace.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with customers, suppliers, and team members to become an integral part of the company’s ecosystem.
- Oversee the sales process through to delivery, including addressing freight and logistics challenges and ensuring clear communication.
- Manage communications regarding receivables and payment terms with customers.
- Bachelor’s degree in culinary arts, business, marketing, agricultural/animal science, or more than 2 years of experience selling seafood to comparable buyers.
- At least 2 years of experience in logistics/freight and business development.
- Proven ability to make successful presentations to all organizational levels.
- The capability to manage accounts and sell to a range of decision-makers including CEOs, Chefs, and Operations Managers.
- Will inherit a few existing accounts with the expectation to deepen those relationships and generate new business.
Become part of a vibrant company where your contribution will have a direct impact on its success and where your efforts in driving sales will be met with rewarding growth potential. Apply now to embark on a fulfilling career journey with a leader in seafood distribution.