Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 2:46 AM
Job Description Devoción roasters in Williamsburg are hiring a full-time sales associate 3+ years experience in specialty coffee sales. Candidates are expected to be hard-working, detail-oriented and professional. Position: Sales Associate - New York, NY Job Description: Sales Associates act as the first point of contact between Devoción and our potential Wholesale partners. The key functions of this role are identifying and qualifying prospective wholesale partners across a variety of channels, and adding new, appropriate business to our fast growing list of partners in NYC. Sales team members must have not only a strong business skill set, but also a thorough knowledge of the food and beverage industry. Devoción sales associates are smart, resourceful, and reliable, but, first and foremost, they genuinely care about people and coffee. Requirements: At least one (3) years of sales experience in coffee, or a related industry. Experience and knowledge of the Brooklyn and NYC markets and channels preferred. The ability to manage one's own time and schedule effectively. Available to work a flexible schedule including periodic overnight travel, as well as weekend and off-hours work. A strong desire to nurture new wholesale partnerships appropriately. A high aptitude for communication, and a strong desire to effectively communicate the mission and values of Devoción to prospective wholesale partners as well as the general public. A willingness to be challenged, and an eagerness for professional education and growth. Basic technical expertise, and a willingness to learn about the equipment required to produce the highest quality coffee. Valid drivers license and a clean driving record a plus. Desire to be a part of an amazing team of educators, technicians, and customer support representatives, and to participate in education and events for both the public and for our wholesale partners. Duties: Quickly and accurately qualify all incoming leads, and follow up accordingly. Source appropriate new business through effective cold calling and networking. Act as a consultant to new wholesale partners in a manner consistent with Devoción's core values. Recommend and sell coffee equipment appropriately and with expertise. End-to-end management of the process of onboarding new wholesale partners. Work with management to refine and execute the sales strategy. Participate in Training Center events including but not limited to labs, classes, tastings, workshops, and socials. 90-day goals: Effective demonstration of the ability to work without supervision and with other team members. Effective demonstration of the ability to complete required tasks in a timely manner. Effective demonstration of the ability to communicate with the Sales Manager and follow directions. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other discriminating factors. Company Description Devoción is a single-origin Colombian roaster that opened in BogotÃ$Â¡ in 2006 and expanded to Brooklyn in 2014. We are the only true farm-to-table coffee roasters, shipping all our green coffee overnight from Colombia via FedEx and roasting it within 10 days after dry milling. Our US headquarters in Williamsburg includes a roastery with a 25-kilo Probat roaster as well as a Probat sample roaster, a laboratory, coffee shop and offices.
• Location: Brooklyn
• Post ID: 102537143 brooklyn