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Brand Representative Forager Project, LLC +2 more

  • Date Posted October 12, 2021
  • Location Chicago, IL
  • Category Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description California crafted since 2013, Forager Project® is an organic, plant-based family-owned and operated food company creating innovative, delicious tasting products sourced from Nature’s finest ingredients – nuts, seeds, ancient grains, fruits and vegetables – that are filled with nutrients and come perfect as is. Forager Project®’s family of foods, including the delicious yogurts, nut milks, sour cream, kefirs, shakes and butter, are crafted by Fellow Foragers within its own unique purpose-built creamery – the only 100% organic, plant-based facility of its kind. Forager Project®’s hero ingredient, the cashew, is organic, ethically sourced, and sustainably sourced from farming collectives in Vietnam and the Ivory Coast. Forager Project® products are available at national grocers, including Whole Foods Market, Sprouts, Safeway, and many other retailers. Job description

We’re currently looking for a Brand Representative to support key accounts in the Chicago areas (our company is based in California, but this is a home-based position that will support accounts throughout Chicago / the Midwest). If you like working independently in a field position, meeting with customers, selling, providing excellent customer service, and are reliable, please read on to find out more about our position.

Responsibilities
• Develop relationships with key personnel at assigned stores/accounts to drive sales. Ensure all approved items are in the account and displayed as agreed.
• Increase store presence by selling in incremental placements; notify store personnel of promotional periods to ensure additional space is secured.
• Provide merchandising expertise/information to personnel in assigned stores.
• Ensure products are following rotation standards to ensure product freshness and quality.
• Ensure accounts have all Forager products, ie yogurts, nut milks, sour cream, kefirs, shakes, butter, and new items as introduced.
• Notify store personnel and/or distributor of damaged and/or out of date product.
• Act as the primary contact for assigned accounts; communicate store issues to manager
• Provide consistent and excellent customer service.
• Identify and act on sales opportunities in every store.
• Ensure tags (price and/or promo) are always present and accurate.
• Establish and maintain in-depth product knowledge.
• Other related duties may be assigned.

Requirements
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 1-2 years' related experience that need to include: sales, merchandising, direct store delivery, or customer service; a proven track record of being able to produce results by building and enhancing relationships, dependability, computer proficiency, excellent verbal and written communication skills; valid driver's license required (you will be required to use your own provided transportation to travel to accounts but we will reimburse your mileage). 

Compensation this position is : hourly, $20/hr + Location job can be done remotely Application instructions
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