Job Title: North American Fresh Fruits and Vegetable Sales Consultant
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced North American Fresh Fruits and Vegetable Sales Consultant to drive our produce sales in both Canada and the United States. The ideal candidate will possess an in-depth understanding of the fresh produce industry, strong procurement skills, and an extensive network of key players within the North American market. This role requires exceptional communication, strategic thinking, and relationship-building abilities to maximize sales growth and expand our market presence. If you are passionate about fresh produce and have a proven track record in sales and procurement, we invite you to join our team.
- Develop and execute a comprehensive sales strategy to penetrate and grow the fresh produce market in Canada and the United States.
- Leverage your extensive network to establish and nurture relationships with suppliers, growers, distributors, and retailers across North America.
- Collaborate closely with suppliers to ensure a consistent supply of premium-quality fruits, vegetables, and perishable items for the North American market.
- Monitor market trends, regulatory changes, and consumer preferences to adapt the product offerings and procurement strategies accordingly.
- Provide valuable insights to the marketing team for creating region-specific promotional campaigns and marketing materials.
- Showcase and promote a diverse range of fresh produce, emphasizing sourcing and quality differentiators for the North American audience.
- Work closely with the sales team to educate, train, and motivate members on product knowledge and industry trends.
- Participate in trade shows, industry events, and networking opportunities to enhance market presence and build new partnerships.
- Analyze sales data, market feedback, and industry reports to identify opportunities for growth and optimization.
- Address customer inquiries, feedback, and concerns with a deep understanding of the North American produce market.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless operations, including procurement, logistics, and customer service.
- Stay up-to-date with industry developments, market trends, and regulatory changes affecting the North American fresh produce market.
- High school diploma, additional certifications in procurement, sales, or supply chain management are advantageous.
- Proven track record in sales and procurement within the North American fresh produce industry, with a robust network of industry contacts.
- Deep knowledge of key players, sourcing practices, and trends specific to the Canadian and US produce markets.
- Exceptional negotiation, communication, and relationship-building skills.
- Analytical mindset to assess market trends, sales data, and procurement opportunities.
- Previous experience in a retail sales role, particularly in fresh food or grocery, is highly desirable.
- Strategic thinking and ability to develop and execute market-specific sales strategies.
- Flexibility to travel for industry events, trade shows, and supplier meetings as needed.
- Physical ability to lift, carry, and arrange produce displays.
- Strong organizational skills to manage multiple responsibilities and initiatives simultaneously.
If you are a results-driven professional with a strong passion for fresh produce and a deep understanding of the North American market, we invite you to join our team as a North American Fresh Food and Vegetable Sales Consultant. Your expertise will be instrumental in expanding our market presence and delivering exceptional fresh food experiences to customers across Canada and the United States. Apply today and become a key player in our mission to provide premium-quality produce to North American consumers.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $25.00-$30.00 per hour
- Monday to Friday
- Weekends as needed
- Describe your experience in international produce sourcing and sales?
- Produce Procurement: 4 years (required)
Work Location: Remote