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Food Hub Sales Associate at Capay Valley Farm Shop - 10521

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Food Hub Sales Associate
Capay Valley Farm Shop
P O Box 581
95627 Esparto , CA
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Job Description: 

Capay Valley Farm Shop (CVFS) seeks a passionate, positive, and engaged individual to assist with our sales. The Sales Associate will contribute to achieving sales goals established by the management team while ensuring the highest level of customer service. The Sales Associate will work closely with our General Manager, our Purchasing Manager, and a dynamic team of employees to improve core services and drive the organization's next phase of growth. The position is part-time (10-15 hours/week) with the option to work remotely and the potential to increase hours. There is an opportunity to grow the position by building our relationships with existing and new customers.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

~ Maintain contact lists, content management, and prepare electronic communication including twice-weekly Farm Order Guide availability emails to customers
~ Track and analyze sales activities and trends to meet established sales goals
~ Contribute ongoing improvements to streamline procedures and ensure efficient systems for customers and management team

Education & Experience: 

General Qualifications
~ Cheerful, professional presence. Ability to establish rapport with a diverse group of business owners, chefs, and buyers
~ Experience in customer service and relationship-building— a commitment to exceeding the customer's expectations
~ Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal: in person, over the phone, email, and text
~ Working knowledge of the seasonality of fruits and vegetables, experience in foodservice, the produce industry, and/or local agriculture preferred
~ Knowledge of the Capay Valley region
~ Eager to communicate business values, mission, and services offered
~ A desire to learn and contribute to the success of the business as well as the farms and ranches we represent
~ Excellent computer skills and ability to pick up on new software systems
~ Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
~ Exceptional attention to detail and consistent with follow-through
~ Comfortable and competent working remotely; self-directed and accountable
~ Access to a computer with Internet

Application Instructions: 

Please submit the following material electronically (PDF preferred) to:
~ Write a brief statement including the specific skills and knowledge you bring to the position and why you are a good fit for our team
~ Resume (limited to two pages) detailing relevant experience, work history, education, and accomplishments
~ Three professional references
Applications will be considered as they are received and until the position is filled.

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