Job Title: Outside Sales Representative
Reports to: Sales Manager / VP Sales
Territory: Greater Boston Area
Markets and grows the brand of Costa Fruit & Produce as the leading produce/specialty distributor in the marketplace
Maintains, builds, and deepens relationships with existing customers
Develops and attracts new customers within sales territory to hit growth budget
Follows through with penetration strategies to maximize sales at all accounts
Professionally manages sales territory with focus on face to face customer interaction and presenting new products that further penetration into accounts
Communicates effectively and communicates issues in a professional manner to the organization
Works with inside sales team to help manage and effectively support our Costa customers
Daily account visits and travel by automobile
Monthly sales meetings at Boston warehouse
Meetings, occasionally in Boston, MA or within territory
Potential sales overnights may be presented
Professional sales experience with produce & specialty foods preferred
Positive attitude and ability to self-motivate on a daily basis
Desire to win, be successful, and drive the business forward as their own
Customer service and customer first attitude
MS Office (MSWORD, MS Excel), Territory analysis, CRM preferred
Only qualified individuals with recent and verifiable work histories need apply.
No agencies or recruiters please!
Costa Fruit and Produce Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
In addition to offering a complete line of fresh products that include fresh fruit and produce, dairy and value added fresh cut produce; Costa works closely with local farmers and producers bringing a wide variety of local artisan items such as cheese, meats and hors d’oeuvres to their diverse customer base.
Costa is a sustainable business leader certified by the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts and has been a recipient of the Boston Green Business Award for their support of local agriculture and green initiatives.
Costa's Warehouse Order Selectors and Delivery Drivers enjoy company-paid benefits including Health, Dental, Pension Plans and Paid Time Off.
Come join us as we approach our 70th year in business!