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Farmers’ Market Sales Associate/Outside Sales

Pomponio Ranch

San Gregorio, California

Job Type Full Time

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Farmers’ Market Duties:

  • Assist in coordinating farmer’s markets every week
  • Sell at farmer’s markets as needed
  • Load/unload coolers and market equipment
  • Set up/breakdown booth at different markets
  • Handle cash and credit card transactions
  • Assist in the inventory process
  • Develop new and maintain current relationships with farmer’s markets, as needed
  • Maintain Ranch vehicles (upkeep and cleanliness)
  • Assist with deliveries to all customers
  • Maintain clean, organized workspace and professional appearance at markets

Outside Sales Duties:

  • Sell the company’s products to customers 
    • Travel within the local area to meet prospects and customers
    • Conduct calls and face-to-face meetings with customers
    • Build and maintain relationships with new and repeat customers
    • Maintain records of all sales leads and/or customer accounts
    • Educate customers on how products or services can benefit them financially and professionally

Qualifications/Requirements: 

  • Experience in retail sales, attention to detail, and providing excellent customer service
  • Positive outlook and presence at farmer’s markets
  • Familiarity with proper certificates, paperwork, etc. for markets
  • Some knowledge of USDA and CDFA Guidelines and Compliance, specifically as it relates to Health and Safety standards
  • Belief and understanding of the value of long-term sustainability, farm-to-table integration, and the importance of locally raised products
  • Must have a flexible work schedule:
    • Must be able and willing to work weekends and early mornings
    • Must be able to tolerate all weather conditions
  • Adhere to safe work practices
  • Must have proof of authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older and drug-free
  • Clear background check
  • Strong communication skills
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision, self-motivated and self-starter
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs.

Physical requirements

  • Ability to work outdoors, on uneven, slippery terrain in varying weather conditions with dust and allergens
  • Ability to twist, bend, kneel, climb and use hand tools as necessary
  • Strong commitment to teamwork
  • Ability to adhere to the organization's policies, procedures and regulations
  • Ability to adapt to changes throughout the day
  • Must have a California Driver’s License
HOW TO APPLY

Please send your resume to hr@foxhollowventures.com

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