Business Development Manager in Houston TX

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Seafood Wholesalers
Business Development Manager
Job ID: 
Houston TX
Not Specified
Based on Experience
Job Types:
Business Development, Regional Management, Sales Representative
Employment Type:
Full Time

Seafood Wholesalers wants to help you get back to work! If you have food service sales experience or COP buying experience, consider yourself to be extremely dynamic, motivated, self-driven, creative, and strategic, we want to hear from you!

Seafood Wholesalers (SFW) is an established, well recognized brand in the Texas seafood market. We&##39;ve expanded our product offerings to include PPE - masks and hand sanitizers. It is one of the ways that we are able to help our customers and their staff to be safe as they re-open their business during this pandemic.

We are also looking for this person to help grow our online presence. If you are creative and enjoy posting on social media and have ideas on how to improve our online presence, we would like to hear from you.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include:

  • Develop new customers through on-site sales calls and phone contact
  • Generate new leads and prospects as well as support existing accounts
  • Provide service, assistance and guidance to customers
  • Develop a complete understanding of the competition
  • Attend and participate in all sales meetings and promotional events
  • Communicate with and support administrative personnel to keep customers in credit terms
  • Help grow our online presence - social media, website, SEO
  • Report on sales numbers and project and plan sales growth
  • Utilize order and pricing guides to promote products and generate orders daily
  • Support daily specials and extra-value items
  • Consult with our customers to help grow their seafood business (restaurants, hotels, and other food distributors)


Customer Service - Effectively handle difficult customer situations; respond promptly to customer needs; solicit customer feedback to improve service; meet commitments; maintain confidentiality.

Written & Oral Communication - speaks effectively and persuasively in all situations; listens carefully and ensure clarification; respond to questions; write clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information.

Business Acumen - understand business implications of decisions; display orientation to profitability; demonstrate knowledge of products, market and competition.

Organizational Support - follow policies and procedures; complete administrative tasks correctly and on time.

Planning/Organizing - prioritize and plan work activities; uses time efficiently.

Professionalism - reacts well and manage tasks under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

Quality - demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; self-monitor work to ensure quality.

Safety and Security - observe safety and security procedures; report potentially unsafe conditions.

Adaptability - manage competing demands; able to deal with frequent change, delay, or unexpected events inherent in the seafood industry.

Dependability - commit to hours of work when necessary to reach goals. complete tasks on time or demonstrate foresight to notify management with an alternate plan when necessary.

Team Player - Ability to work within a team and is essential

Education and Experience

Minimum of Associate&##39;s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and two years or more of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ideal candidate will have experience in selling proteins or perishable products to restaurants, hotels, or retailers. Knowledge of seafood or experience with perishable goods preferred.

How to apply this job:

Click the link below, download and fill out the new hire application form on the bottom of our website, and send it together with your resume.

Seafood Wholesalers offers a competitive salary and health and other benefits. To find out more about our company visit our website at Seafood Wholesalers is an equal opportunity employer

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