Sales Representative

Equal Exchange

About the organization

Equal Exchange started with an idea: what if food could be traded in a way that is honest and fair, a way that empowers both farmers and consumers? We work to change the power dynamics in the food system. How we do that is dynamic and evolving, but is rooted in relationships and organic products like coffee, tea and chocolate. Who knew that social change could taste so good?!

Duties

Sales Reps work with our team and our business customers to get small farmer products to consumers through effective sales programs and education about mission impact.
Responsibilities include: Meeting annual new sales and growth goals, participation in strategy and team development, order taking and customer service as needed.

Responsibilities:
Sales and Account Management
Customer Service
Team Participation and Development

See full job description at:
https://equalexchange.coop/careers

Qualifications

• Ability to communicate well and problem solve with customers, team members and staff
• Ability to effectively manage time and responsibilities
• Ability to work well with other
• Ability to rebound from rejection
• Ability to work independently and within a team
• Previous sales experience preferred
• Previous Natural Foods or Food Service experience preferred
• Previous experience with progressive business preferred
• Ability & willingness to travel
• Valid driver’s license
• Flexible, and willing to continuously learn by experience

Salary

$37,400 Plus profit-sharing through worker-ownership

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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