Account Manager in Remote

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New York Apple Association is looking to add to their staff  and is seeking an experienced account manager that is passionate about New York apples and apple products. Person should possess strong promotion and merchandising experience and possess willingness to travel extensively from July to March.  Fulltime position will be based in Fishers, New York, or will consider seasonal person who will work remotely and resides east of the Mississippi.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Make frequent in-person calls to retail, wholesale, foodservice industries, and others
  • Work in concert with NYAA staff on consumer and trade initiatives
  • Participate in customer and industry trade shows
  • Manage customer’s relationships
  • Write marketplace reports
  • Identify and analyze market promotion needs and pursue new opportunities
  • Initiate programs with a results-oriented approach
  • Develop promotion and marketing strategy for territory, execute promotional plans
  • Expand client base and market penetration
  • Coordinate demo’s and digital programs
  • Build & maintain strong relationships with the apple shippers, NYAA staff, and industry
  • Represent New York Apple Association and serve as ambassador

Requirements

  • Knowledge of fresh fruit and vegetable industry
  • Expertise in consumer and trade promotions
  • Experience in planning and attending trade shows and events
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience in digital marketing platforms
  • Efficient in setting up demonstration programs
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Proven track record of cultivating successful relationships with retail, wholesalers, foodservice distributors, and others

 

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelors (minimum)
  • Capable of sitting or standing for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds
  • Ability to travel as needed, including by air
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Major credit card (contract candidate only)
  • Must have laptop, cell phone and ability to electronically transmit reports (contract candidate only)
  • Fulltime person to reside in New York and work from NYAA office, or will consider seasonal contractor representing noncompeting fresh produce products who can work remotely and reside east of the Mississippi
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