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Sales Operations Associate

Fresca Foods in Louisville, CO, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-Time

Position Overview

The position will be part of a small but mighty (and growing!) team that is deeply committed to the mission and the joy of great food. The company is in growth mode and will highly value applicants with the desire, drive, collaboration, and creativity to help shape the future of the company. Reporting to the Sales Operations Director, the individual who fills the Sales Operations Associate role will work directly with the sales team to onboard and support direct customers of both our brands, Open Road Snacks and Sejoyia, and will work with the broader Fresca supply chain, logistics, and quality teams to ensure successful end to end order execution. This individual will also provide additional support to our sales and customer service functions and assist in managing escalations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Customer Onboarding and Ongoing Customer Management – Maintains processes to enable effective communication of product and company level requirements for direct customers. Works with various parts of the Fresca business to onboard new customers and maintain existing customer accounts. Manages customer level requirements around delivery specifications, shelf life requirements, and other unique customer needs to provide clear information for the Fresca Customer Service Team. Works closely with the Fresca Customer Service team to ensure customer level requirements are met, providing oversight for escalations & direct customer issues as necessary.
  • Sales Team Support – Works directly with the sales team on various selling needs including price list management, product portfolio support, and retail product submissions. Manages product portfolio information including pricing, specs, and logistics detail. Supports sales sample execution and customer requirements around new product launches, and order to delivery requirements. Supports sales strategy and analytics related to new customer opportunities and existing customer sales.
  • Consumer Experience Support – Works closely with the customer experience coordinator to manage escalations throughout the organization and to ensure adequate and updated product and brand information is available for sharing with people who enjoy our products. Works with the marketing team to ensure customer experience messaging is aligned with the message we are using in the marketplace to showcase our brands.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Self-motivated, hardworking, and driven to succeed
  • Service oriented person with excellent interpersonal skills
  • At least 3-5 years of similar or comparable work experience, with experience managing people a plus
  • Experience with external customers and working with a sales team
  • Ability to execute simple analysis with customer information to summarize progress towards sales goals
  • Experience working with and developing business process to drive efficiency within an organization
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
  • High degree of attention to detail and organization
  • Flexible and comfortable working in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Experience managing a variety of different projects and priorities at the same time
  • Experience in the food industry a plus, including the use of GDSN data pools (1WorldSync) and other web based customer and product portals
  • Very proficient with all Microsoft Office programs and web-based software programs
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, science, or other relevant fields

Work Environment

  • Able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift up to 20 lbs of product safely
  • Able to work in both hot/warm conditions
  • Comfortable with a moderate noise level
  • Able to work in an environment with peanuts and tree nuts

About Fresca Foods:

Based just outside Boulder, Colorado, Fresca Foods has supported the growth of the thriving natural foods industry for the last twenty years. Fresca is a manufacturing, supply chain and innovation partner for some of the world’s largest food companies, as well as some of the world’s most vibrant entrepreneurs. We are on a mission to transform the food system by improving how food is sourced, made, and delivered to consumers.

Safety is our first priority, and our commitment to excellence, our passionate and talented team, and our creativity and flexibility have made Fresca a recognized leader and employer of choice. Fresca is recognized as a Top 50 Employer in Boulder County, 2018 Colorado Manufacturing of the Year, 2018 NEXTY Award Winner, and 2016 winner for Outstanding Innovation. Fresca is also a leader in community service. We consistently receive high marks in ethical audits and give our time and resources to community organizations such as Community Food Share, Food Bank of the Rockies, and EFAA. Fresca has the fast-paced, high-growth, and creative energy of a start-up along with the longevity, growth opportunities, and scale of a larger company. The energy of our team is infectious, the work is challenging, and the opportunities for growth are abundant. The next ten years will be even more exciting than the last ten, and we are excited to welcome new highly motivated and talented team members to our family.

At Fresca, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Fresca Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal consideration regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious affiliation.

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Posted date: 2 days ago

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