San Francisco: Veritable Vegetable seeks Sales Representative

13 Apr

Location: San Francisco, California

Veritable Vegetable is offering a Sales position with the oldest organic produce distributor in the U.S. We provide full service distribution of organic fresh fruits and vegetables to retailers, restaurants, and wholesalers. Veritable Vegetable is a women owned business, founded on principles of cooperation, participatory management, and ethical business practices.  Located in San Francisco, California, we have been creating community alliances and promoting sustainable agriculture since 1974.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage a diverse group of customers, including: Natural Food Retail Stores and Independent Grocery Stores, Restaurants and Schools.
  • Identify customer needs and sell organic produce to match specified needs
  • Represent Veritable Vegetable as the vendor of choice
  • Communicate company values to customers and staff
  • Assess and analyze customer volume

Duties Include:

  • Sell organic produce with the ability and knowledge to match the right organic products with customer needs
  • Pull customer orders and interact with customers on the sales floor
  • Manage inventory, including product knowledge and lot dates
  • Produce of monthly customer volume reports
  • Keep up with industry regulations and publications

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the Organic Produce industry and principals of sustainable agriculture
  • Knowledge of produce varieties and seasonality
  • Retail produce experience a plus
  • Strong relationship-building skills with a high degree of responsiveness and integrity
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated, highly organized team player
  • Basic computer skills

Veritable offers and excellent work environment, competitive salaries and great benefits.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applicants from all diverse backgrounds. Email your resume and cover letter to hr@veritablevegetable.com or fax to: (415) 920-0448.

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