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We believe in educational opportunities for our employees and support local programs such as the Children’s Village, Perry Technical Institute, The Capitol Theater, The Union Gospel Mission, and others. We were named Business of the Year in 2015 by the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce and as a family company, we believe in the importance of excellent health benefits for our employees and their families. Consider Haas for your next career move!

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Key Account Sales Manager - Craft

East Coast Regional Key Account Sales Manager

John I. Haas, the US leader in providing hops and hop related products and services to the brewing industry. We are searching for a dynamic individual to assist with expanding our regional craft related customer base. This Key Account Sales Manager is responsible for everything craft including: hop and hop product business development, new account pursuits, growing existing accounts, and providing exceptional service to the marketplace. This position works toward the achievement of targeted profitability and growth in line with Company strategy, vision and values by establishing plans and objectives to expand the customer base in assigned sales/marketing area.

Required Qualifications
• Significant experience in sales management
• Extensive experience in all aspects of customer relationship management.
• Strong understanding of product, customer and agricultural market dynamics and requirements.
• Willingness to travel and work with a global team.
• Proven leadership and ability to build long-term relationships and sales.
• Must be a self-starter.
• Excellent communications skills (verbal, written, and interpersonal).
• Good computer skills – proficient in MS Office

Preferred Qualifications
• Sales management experience in the brewing and/or food/agricultural industries
• Experience with equipment, processes, and procedures within brewing industry
• Experience with additional computer programs and/or software (outside of MS Office)

Sales Administration Coordinator

John I. Haas is looking for a customer-service and team-oriented individual to join our Sales Administration team. This position is responsible for post-sales activities related to the proper execution of orders. Specifically, this includes: order fulfillment, customer service, contract management, and logistics and accounting coordination. This position provides support to our lead sales team through proposal preparation and acting as a liaison between them, our customers, and other internal departments to ensure timely and accurate accomplishment of order fulfillment and compliance with internal processes.

Essential functions/majority of time spent:

  • Coordinating order fulfillment for hops and hop products for domestic and/or international customers, including product quote development, production scheduling, shipping and invoicing initiation, and addressing customer complaints if any should arise.
  • Providing sales support to the corresponding lead sales (e.g., preparing offers, disseminating information to customers including appropriate information about company products and services, managing customer contracts and inventory, coordinating product samples, etc.). This may include client-related travel.
  • Providing best-in-industry customer service when responding to client needs, requests, questions, in a timely and professional manner.

Requirements/Conditions of employment:

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background check and drug test (including random drug tests in accordance with company program)
  • Must be able to work the scheduled 40 hour work week with occasional overtime (hours worked over 40 in the work week are paid at the standard overtime rate)
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills including ability to communicate in a courteous and tactful manner with co-workers and customers
  • Strong administrative, typing, computer and word processing skills (Microsoft Word and Excel). Experience with office equipment and general office procedures
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member in a busy environment, including ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Strong initiative including willingness and ability to adapt to change
  • Detail-oriented with basic mathematical and analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in related field (i.e., experience with exporting and importing preferred)
  • Fluent (read, write, speak) in both English AND Spanish or another language similar to Spanish, such as Portuguese
  • Knowledge of Inco-terms or international shipping, as well as domestic shipping
  • Experience as an ERP applications user