Wholesale Sales Representative
The Brooklyn Roasting Company sources and serves superb and sustainable coffees from the world’s most renowned growing regions. They favor third-party-certified coffees in order to help guarantee a living wage for historically impoverished farmers. They celebrate the strong local character of Brooklyn and its rich coffee-roasting heritage.
Brooklyn Roasting is looking for someone who is a passionate coffee lover and a skilled barista to join their team as Wholesale Sales Director! Ideally, the candidate should have at least 5 years of experience in the specialty coffee industry and/or specialty food/beverage sales in general. Applicants should be ambitious and driven to help continue and support Brooklyn Roasting's growth!
This person will be responsible for revenue and territory growths according to the set company monthly, quarterly, and yearly sales plans. For example, executing any company promotions in the territory to support growth. The candidate will also be responsible for account management, which comprises of training, coordinating orders, collecting due payments, and distributing marketing materials. Other responsibilities include field training, technical and educational support, basic service troubleshooting (with BRC service tech support if needed), basic repairs (filter changes, gasket changes), as well as reporting and coordinating any complicated services needs to service tech.
- 5+ years of experience in the specialty coffee industry and/or specialty food/beverage sales preferred
- An authentic passion for all types of coffee and coffee preparation
- Ability to learn and communicate company mission and coffees; describe differences in processing, roast profile, co-op, origins
- Strong written and verbal communication
- Interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills
- Excellent computer skills and ability to work with spreadsheets and write concise proposals for customers and prospects
- Strong problem solving and analytical skills including good math skills
- Flexible and adaptable to varied work environments
Salary based on experience