Business Development- Fresh Foods

The Business Development- Fresh Foods position is responsible for coordinated sales and merchandising functions to support the growth and retailer performance in the fresh category which includes natural and organic meats, dairy, deli, prepared foods and more, for targeted accounts. This position is responsible for communication to internal business partners of account changes that would impact inventory planning and management. TBusiness Development- Fresh Foods position will sell the Four Seasons fresh programs to targeted retailers and will conduct retailer meetings and presentations to drive the sales penetration of the category.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Ephrata, PA (onsite)

What you get to do as a Business Development- Fresh Foods
  • Serve as key point of contact for targeted retailers for all fresh categories.
  • Responsible for developing new fresh program sales and existing sales growth for targeted accounts.
  • Present fresh program opportunities to retail partners by sharing product differentiation, attributes and "fit" and industry and product information pointing out gaps or opportunities in the current product array.
  • Build and maintain open communication with store ownership and store leaders and partner with other Four Seasons associates for aligned service to target customers.
  • Ability to sell new products, categories, concepts, and merchandising ideas to accounts.
  • Provide communication with Fresh Category team, Sales Managers and Four Seasons Leader Team as well as other stakeholders in serving customers.
  • Coordination of industry and category education for retail partners
  • Collaborate with buying, pricing, and sales teams to drive new sales and increase sales to current and newly acquired customers as well as customer service and execution.
  • Represent Four Seasons Produce, Inc. and the Four Seasons Family of Companies in a positive and professional manner.

What you bring
  • Minimum of 4 years of sales experience, preferably in natural\organic fresh foods., or equivalent.
  • Fresh foods retail or wholesale distribution experience a plus.
  • Capable analytical and presentation skills.
  • Solid computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office.
  • Proficient interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and make sound decisions.

What We Offer
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Earned Wage Access - flexible access to wages before payday
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Company life insurance & voluntary life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Additional benefits include tuition reimbursement, wellness program, employee assistance program, Success Coach, and more!

Who We Are

We are a family of companies that focus on wholesale produce distribution and logistics across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. We partner with local growers to bring fresh organic and conventional produce to our Lancaster County, PA facility. We grade and package fruits and vegetables, sending only the best with our Drivers to deliver to independent retailers, natural food stores, and food co-ops.

We care about our associates and are committed to a healthy, diverse, and inclusive work environment.

All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis, and without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, pregnancy or maternity, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship status, military status, or any other similarly protected status under federal, state and local laws.

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