JOB TITLE: Sales Manager – Asian Markets - North Pacific Seafoods
The Sales Manager – Asian Markets position is primarily responsible for seafood export sales into Asian
markets and to our parent company, Marubeni. Monitors market trends and shares information with
the sales department. Recommends competitive pricing. Identifies and develops new customers while
maintaining positive working relationships with current customers. Works closely with plant personnel
on product form specifications, logistics, quality issues, and details associated with day to day sales
activities. Enters orders into the sales system. Works with customers on credit terms, securing timely
payments and minimizing claims. Departmental oversight of individual product categories and ensuring
movement of slow-moving inventory. Travels to processing plants, customers, and industry events.
Maintains internal reports. Follows and supports all NPSI policies. Other duties as assigned. This
position is exempt from overtime (not paid for overtime) and reports to the Vice President of Asian
• Secures seafood sales to key international customers and to our parent company, Marubeni.
• Coordinates with NPSI plants on sales allocation, product form, and logistics.
• Responds to customer issues to mitigate claims and maintain positive working relationships.
• Develops new customer leads.
• Stays current on market trends and shares information within the sales group.
• Recommends competitive pricing.
• Provides departmental oversight on specific assigned categories.
• Works slow moving inventory.
• Ensures timely customer payments.
• Travels to production plants, to visit customers, and to attend industry functions.
• Works to continuously improve processes and documentation.
• Develops long-term professional working relationships with employees, vendors and customers.
• Represents the company professionally and appropriately in interactions with others.
• Maintains accurate, compliant and organized paper and electronic business records.
• 5+ years of Alaska seafood sales.
• 3+ years of export seafood sales.
• Ability to read, write and speak Japanese to communicate with Marubeni staff.
• Excellent attention to detail and numbers.
• Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently and respond to emergent situations effectively.
• Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
• Influential, collaborative, professional demeanor. Effective oral and written communications.
• Ability to work additional hours as needed during peak periods.
• Consistent and reliable attendance is an essential function of this position.
• Ability to travel as needed, including internationally.To apply for this position, submit resume and professional work references to:
Additional Information:
Excellent benefits offered. Position open until filled. Not all applicants will be contacted for additional
screening. This position requires a criminal background check after initial screening to identify qualified
applicants, consistent with Seattle Municipal Code 14.17. Please visit our website at for additional information about our company. No phone calls, please.

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