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Posted: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 12:54 PM

Job Description:/h3:
Element Seafood, a friendly, family:owned Brooklyn:based seafood distribution company, is searching for someone who loves seafood (oysters, especially) to fill our entry:level, full:time Sales and Marketing Coordinator position.
At Element Seafood, we work with many of NYCs leading chefs and restauranteurs, and offer online sales, events and oyster shucking classes. Our specialty is in fresh shellfish, but we also carry a large selection of frozen seafood products.
You will be joining a small, tightly:knit team in an intimate work environment. We assign projects according to your interests and personal strengths, subject to the needs of the Company. You will have individual, independent projects, but must also collaborate well with the team, particularly on events and larger projects. Naturally, you should also be willing to become very knowledgeable about the seafood industry.
Primary Role and Responsibilities
The ideal candidate has excellent business communications skills, and is interested in teaching and narrating the story of our products and oyster farmers to the public. You should be comfortable meeting and interacting with new people, online and in:person, including at classes, retail settings and Meet:ups.
You will perform research on potential sales leads and collaborate with the team on pitching potential customers.
You will create content for the companys media channels and marketing channels.
You will also create marketing content for our wholesale customers.
You will be responsible for managing our events and classes, and organizing our annual client and vendor event.
You will provide administrative support for day:to:day operations.
You will report to the General Manager, who may assign additional, related administrative and research tasks to assist with the Companys overall branding and sales strategies.
You will be required to attend events that take place in the evenings and weekends.
: Passion for food, especially seafood, is a must. (You dont have to eat out often or know every chef on Food Network, but you must be interested in learning or have knowledge of food systems.)
: Must be able to consume raw oysters and other seafood. You will be required to taste a significant amount of seafood in order to properly represent the product to our customers.
: Excellent communication skills.
: Strong relationship:building skills. You must enjoy socializing and meeting new people.
: Tech literate. At minimum, you should be able to update information in our inventory and accounting systems, perform basic internet research, and create documents using Microsoft Office. Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Wordpress, HTML, Mailchimp, Google Analytics, Google Adwords and QuickBooks is a plus.
: Must be available to work some nights and weekends as needed (about 1:2x per month), for events and occasional field visits to one of our growers or suppliers.
: Knowledge of oysters and other seafood a plus.
: Restaurant or food service networking contacts a plus.
: Previous marketing, sales and/or retail/restaurant experience a plus.
: Food photography experience a plus.
: Valid drivers license and access to a vehicle a plus.
: Ability to speak Chinese a plus.
To learn more about Element Seafood, visit us at
elementseafood. Please no phone inquiries.
, email a cover letter, resume, and 3:5 writing samples. Applications without all of the above requested components will not be considered


• Location: Brooklyn

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