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Field Sales Representative - NY Metro Area

Castella Hauppauge, NY

  • Salary $40,000 to $45,000 Annually (plus commission)
  • Benefits Offered Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

Field Sales Representative

About Us:

Known as the "Recognized Mark of Quality", Castella is a leader in the specialty food industry. Castella is committed to bringing authentic flavors of the world to the plates of our customers, one taste at a time. We deliver the highest quality products at the best possible prices through marketing, our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, innovation and product development, Castella maintains a culture of professionalism, teamwork, integrity and respect to our customers, vendors, team members and community.

Job Description:

  • Maintain and grow base of existing and additional food service/retail customers by:
  • Creating and executing business development and marketing plans with customers and closely monitoring results
  • Pursuing and developing information about competitor activity, pricing and tacts and relaying information to the rest of the Castella Imports team
  • Working closely on a daily basis with customer service team to best address customer needs
  • Responsible for monitoring accounts receivable and working with all customers to keep their accounts current
  • Personally call on accounts who have been seen on a weekly basis in an effort to solidify relationships and grow business
  • Manage all pricing, drop size, order days, order processing and marketing programs for customer base
  • Regularly achieve and exceed all sales plan and new account targets
  • Local travel via auto most days
  • Some over night travel required within assigned region

Job Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years manufacturer, broker or food service experience. Broadline experience a must. Culinary experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong work ethic
  • Ability to multi task and exhibit strong organizational skills
  • MS office experience
  • Valid and current drivers license with clean driving record
  • Four year college degree or commensurate experience
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with customers
  • Strong listening, written and verbal communication skills


Why Work Here?

Room for Career Advancement, Great Benefits, Family Oriented Company Culture

Built upon a culture of quality and integrity; Castella is a Hauppauge, NY, family owned importer, manufacturer and distributor of specialtyfoods. For over 20 years, Castella's commitment to growth and innovation has enabled the organization to expand its portfolio of product offering in the food service and retail sector to over 1000 SKU's; spanning antipasto, baking & confectionery, cheeses, olives, oils, spices and seasonings, to name a few. Castella's focus is on innovation. With a full R&D team on board as well as an in-house marketing and advertising department, Castella is able to research, develop, source and bring to market unique, custom, differentiated products from the Mediterranean and beyond. The organization is an avid contributor to the community via donation of food to local charities and green initiatives while maintaining a mantra of social corporate responsibility. Sound great? Apply today!


Hauppauge, NY