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Thursday
Jul252019

735 Sales Account Executive-New England

Maine Coast, a high-growth worldwide distributor of live lobster, is looking for a highly motivated individual with a demonstrated live seafood sales and account management track record to manage key customer relationships, and drive growth via new customer and new market development, and looking for career and financial growth opportunities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish new markets and new customers with a specific focus on national retail and food service
  • Manage and grow existing customer relationships
  • Understand and communicate industry trends, company differentiators
  • Experience with Marketing & Promotional activity: engage with management team to create, track and execute successfully campaigns designed to increase brand awareness, industry knowledge in key markets
  • Manage issues with key customers ensuring customer satisfaction and retention
  • Internal coordination with operations staff, and logistics partners.
  • Maintain proper documentation, record keeping and reporting on all sales activity
  • Ensure alignment with the company's vision, strategic objectives, and core values

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • 3+ years’ experience in the lobster and/or other live seafood industry
  • Experience developing and managing national and regional retail, food distribution, supermarket accounts
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and grow customer relationships
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to support multiple projects in a fast-paced, team orientated environment
  • Flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekend
  • Proficiency with technology MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Seasoft is a plus
  • Ability to pass a TSA background/security check
  • Experience with domestic and international perishables logistics
  • Bachelors or other advanced degree

 

Maine Coast offers an industry leading compensation package, including medical & dental benefits, paid time off, and 401(k) with company match.

 

Location: This position will be based out of Maine Coast's headquarters in York, Maine or Boston, MA. Travel required.

 

About us: Maine Coast is a global distributor of North Atlantic live lobster headquartered in York, Maine. Our operations in York, Maine and on the Boston Fish Pier provide for rapid- ship delivery worldwide. Maine Coast has state of the art facilities with holding capacity for 180,000 pounds of live lobster, employing 45 people. The company has received numerous awards in the past few years including 2015 US Small Business Administration's Small Business Exporter of the Year for Maine, 2016 Mainebiz Fastest Growing Mid- Sized Company, and 2017 Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Private Companies, 2018 Maine International Trade Center's Exporter of the Year and 2019 President’s “E”Award for Exports.

TO APPLY- email your resume to jim@fishjobs.com and be sure to note Job #735 in the subject line.