Classification: Full Time, Non Exempt
Reports to: GrowFood Carolina Executive Director
Date: March 24, 2017
GrowFood Carolina, a nonprofit local food hub based in Charleston, SC, is seeking a hardworking, detail-oriented & passionate individual to join our sales team. We encourage candidates to learn more about what we do here.
- Develop a deep understanding of the products we market for our farmer partners, and effectively represent these products and GrowFood to our customers.
- Build lasting relationships with customers and key partners.
- Assist buyers with merchandising.
- Meet or exceed established team sales goals through phone and in-person sales calls.
- Coordinate closely with our operations and distribution team to keep them informed of sales activities, projections, issues, and incoming orders to help plan inventory.
- Maintain accurate records and analyze sales history to discover opportunities and implement new strategies.
- Be an active and positive part of a growing, close-knit team.
The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:
- Passion for farm fresh food.
- Demonstrated success working in sales or a similar role — preference for produce, restaurant, or specialty foods industry experience.
- A high-energy, positive attitude, and a self-directed, entrepreneurial approach to work.
- Ability to work independently and without close, direct management.
- Strong ability to think quickly and calmly with attention to detail.
- Comfort talking and working with a wide range of people on a regular basis.
- Proficiency with MS Office and web-based software.
We are a small, but passionate team of individuals committed to revitalizing our local food system. We all wear many hats, so best applicant is someone who is willing to jump in and do whatever needs to get done with a smile. GrowFood Carolina LLC is a program and wholly owned entity of the S.C. Coastal Conservation League, Inc.
Resumes with brief cover letter should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Incomplete information will not be reviewed. No phone calls or visits please!