Retail Sales Administrator 

Posted on May 26, 2023

Department: Sales

Reports to: VP of Retail Business Development

Location: Salinas, CA

Pay Range: $85,000 (Depends on experience)

Summary: Reporting to the VP of Retail Business Development, the primary role for the Retail Sales Administrator will be to analyze current product inventories against historical data to build forecasts, create orders, and to maintain a smooth flow of product for a key national retailer. This role will communicate daily with internal and external stakeholders to monitor production, shipments and inventories at third party warehouses in order to ensure excellent fill rates and anticipate future issues. This role will also assist in management of other national and regional accounts with similar scope to the above.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Customer Forecast and Ordering

  • Review daily sales and customer demand to create forecast for multiple products and commodities
  • Create and enter orders, align production timing and logistics to ensure appropriate 3PL inventories
  • Daily reconciliation of all inventories at Church Brothers, third party, and customer warehouses
  • Review production capabilities and product availability to anticipate potential shortages
  • Daily communication with 3PL team to monitor quality of incoming and outgoing product


Sales Administration

  • Receive and input orders through various platforms
  • Process invoicing for primary customers as needed
  • Engage with harvest and production teams to ensure timely, accurate production
  • Manage customer complaints and rejections
  • Research payment and receiving discrepancies and assist finance team in reconciling
  • Provide backup support for account managers as needed

Education and/or Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience in produce with sales focused role
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ambitious self-starter with excellent problem solving skills
  • Candidate must be highly organized and detail oriented
  • Candidate must be team oriented and also able to work independently
  • Strong verbal and communication skills are essential
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite of applications (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Familiarity with Famous and Tableau software


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