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【Houston resident】 Outside sales | Major Japanese soup and seasoning manufacturer

A major Japanese soup and seasoning manufacturer in Los Angeles, California is looking for an outside sales position. The job will be primarily office-based, but will involve a lot of travel.

If you currently live in Houston, we expect you to move to LA for a few years after the job is approved, and after gaining 1-2 years of sales experience there, you will be transferred to Texas! We will negotiate support for moving expenses.

<Job Overview>

Sales to clients and user development (mainly dining out).

<Job Description>

  • Contact potential customers through telephone sales, visits, and communication.
  • Present, promote, and sell products and services to existing and prospective customers.
  • Coordinate sales activities with team members and other departments.
  • Attend industry trade shows, identify sales leads, and engage with existing customers.
  • Follow industry trends and identify new sales opportunities.
  • Prepare sales reports and submit to management.
  • Submit activity and results reports to keep management informed.


  • Have a US work visa (visas cannot be supported)
  • 3-10+ years of sales experience
  • Fluent English and conversational ability in Japanese are preferred. Fluent Chinese, Korean, and Spanish are also preferred.
  • Able to travel for meetings with clients.
  • Experience or knowledge in food manufacturing and distribution industry is preferred
  • Cooking experience is preferred.
  • Basic business experience in Excel, Word, email, etc.
  • US driver’s license


Employment Status Full Time
Position Sales Representative (Japanese Bilingual)
Language English/Japanese required (Chinese/Korean/Spanish a plus)
Working Hours Monday through Friday, 5 days a week, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in principle
Break time: 1 hour
Salary $65K-$70K (to be determined after interview based on experience)Non-exempt
Benefit Medical insurance (100%), Individual Retirement Account matching

Business trip expenses ⇒ All travel expenses (airfare, hotel, rental car) are paid by the company

Job Type: Outside sales Sales
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Houston Texas
Other: recommended

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