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This job expired on November 14, 2023

New Business Developer Natoora +1 more

  • Date Posted October 02, 2023
  • Location Brooklyn, NY
  • Category Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Natoora is committed to revolutionizing the supply of fruit & vegetables and actively shaping the future of food for the better. We have spent over ten years connecting capital cities with flavors that would otherwise be lost forever. Delivering truly seasonal produce to over 1300 restaurants in London, New York, Paris, Melbourne, Miami, Milan and Copenhagen, we count amongst our customers some of the world’s most influential chefs. 

We also actively seek to re-educate the way people think about and consume fruit & vegetables. Our goal is to create a more meaningful and responsible food system that preserves seed varieties, growing techniques and traditions that are threatened by modern industrial farming and supermarket culture.

Job description

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Onboarding a diverse range of customers by fielding incoming requests, cold-calling, following leads and utilizing networking opportunities. Emphasis on building a new and distinct pipeline of leads that will contribute to aggressive growth targets. 
  • Meeting with prospective accounts to pitch and explain Natoora's service, product range and sourcing ethos. Providing bespoke samples and assessing any sourcing needs.
  • Upselling Natoora as a company. Conveying the value of a candid supplier, educator and impact driven partner. Focus on our ethos, growers and holistic approach to service.
  • Sales focused. Display both passion and knowledge when communicating with customers. 
  • Network. Make connections. Going to events, festivals and meals while
    representing Natoora.
  • Managing new business software and digital documents, in addition to thorough customer notes to set up accounts.
  • Keeping your finger on the pulse of New York’s food scene - new openings, events, social media, guest chefs and collaborations. 
  • Proactively plan time to visit prospective customers, while balancing this with attending the office for sales meetings as required. 
  • Reporting. Aid in weekly and monthly reports to develop a sales strategy for growth.

Successful candidates will:

  • Motivated by driving sales, extending our reach and delivering on aggressive sales targets.
  • Demonstrate commercial acumen. Provide insights that inform and improve sales strategies to achieve aggressive growth targets. 
  • Have second to none relationship building skills and excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to adapt to different styles and situations.
  • Demonstrate a passion for seasonal produce, our growers and the restaurants we supply.
  • Be outgoing. A friendly and professional personality with plenty of enthusiasm to make every day productive.
  • Be a problem solver and take initiative.
  • Strong IT skills, with Excel and G-Suite experience a bonus.
  • Hospitality or culinary experience is a bonus.

Benefits include:

  • Staff discount on goods from our warehouse.
  • A competitive salary and performance incentives, excellent training and the opportunity to progress your career.
  • 20 days of paid vacation plus 8 sick/personal days, annually.
  • Centrally located office and warehouse space, accessible by public
  • A budget for eating out with our clients.
  • A mobile phone plan and laptop.
  • Your birthday off*
  • Kitchen stocked by our own growers and producers

*Once you’ve hit the 6 month mark

Our vision for a better food system is built on real human relationships and a diversity of experience, perspective and ideas. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.  

Compensation this position is : salaried, varies DOE, $63,000.00 - $75,000.00 Application instructions
This job expired on November 14, 2023
DeadlineOctober 14, 2023

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