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Trade Account Manager Soft Fruits

About the vacancy

As a Trade Account Manager, you develop and execute the Sales Trade strategy in cooperation with internal stakeholders. In addition, you are responsible to manage the day to day sales to the Trade/Wholesale channel with the goal of achieving the best possible price based on the quality and quantity of our fruit. You ensure a seamless coordination of sales activities between the locations of production and the Driscoll’s Trade/Wholesale customers.

Our trade is international and takes place especially in Germany. As our values guide our daily behavior, you ensure good and efficient working relationships.
Are you ready to excel as a Trade Account Manager within our growing FMCG organization? Then we would love to hear from you!

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  • Ensures a good and efficient working relationship with all important stake holders and ensures alignment within the Driscoll’s DEMEA organization. You work closely with for instance the commercial departments, sales department and planning & allocation.
  • Promotes Operation Excellence and Continuous Improvement of policies and processes within the Sales organization and ensures alignment and correct execution of the DEMEA policies to support the final execution of DEMEA’s 5-year plan.
  • Develops and executes, in close cooperation with the Sales Regional Manager and the Sales Director, the Sales Trade strategy. In addition, you implement the sales trade strategy within the area of responsibility based on the market demands, supply allocation and production possibilities.
  • Creates valuable partnerships with the DEMEA Trade customers in order to execute the Sales Trade strategy and yearly sales budget.
  • In close cooperation with departments Sales, Planning & Allocation, Production and Forecasting, you are responsible for the allocation of available volume of fruit across our EMEA Trade customer base and ensure a good execution of our price strategy which enables good grower economics.
  • Ensures excellent execution on the agreed payment conditions with our Trade customers and initiates follow up on credit amounts & credit procedures.
  • Ensure a correct execution of the agreed prices and volumes within our ERP system (Microsoft Dynamics) or other systems which are needed.

Candidate profile

You are an ideal candidate for us if you have:

Work experience and education:
  • At least 3-5 years of working experience in the perishable goods industry in a similar position.
  • International trading experience is a must for this position, especially in Germany!
  • Trade experience in a similar field: Fruit & Vegetable or Ultra fresh category is a huge advantage.
  • Bachelor (HBO) level
Languages & Competencies:
  • Excellent English and German language skills, both verbal and writing
  • Excellent communication skills verbal and written
  • Strong business sense and entrepreneurial qualities
  • Team player and capable to manage and lead under pressure
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of budgeting and economical influences
  • Proven track record in building long-term relationships

We offer

We offer you a chance to build a young fast growing brand and be part of an `energetic young’ and winning team that opens doors to a very broad experience with limitless international opportunities for talents. In order to complete your goals, you can count on the support of a professional and global company that finds itself in a structurally growing movement. Our mission and values led culture will give candidates the chance to really make a difference and to continually grow in a purposeful way.

About Driscoll’s

Driscoll’s is a family owned company with a true love for strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries since 1870. Our roots being in California, we are ready to put Driscoll’s on the map in Europe from our EMEA headquarters in Breda. Because we truly believe that our beautiful berries can make every moment in life more special; anyplace, anywhere and at any time. Join us in growing Driscoll’s, one berry at the time! Visit our website(s) for further information: and

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