Sales Coordinator

Are you an energetic, out-going, goal-driven sales person with a start-up mentality, keen understanding of branding and passion for artisanal food, craft beer and DIY-kitchen projects? 

Brooklyn Brew Shop and FarmSteady are looking for a driven, resourceful and experienced Sales Coordinator to join our multi-brand and globally-focused startup and help drive growth among our extensive network of retail partners.

Brooklyn Brew Shop’s mission is to get the world making beer one gallon at a time. We sell our line of compact, easy-to-use Beer Making Kits online and to retailers in 25 countries. In 2016, we launched a new brand called FarmSteady focused on less boozy food fermentation (cheese, kraut, etc…), urban gardening, foraging and other new and exciting kitchen projects.

As part of a small team based in DUMBO, you will work directly with the co-founders, creative director, marketing, production and customer service departments, retail partners, media and outside event organizers to devise and execute new sales initiatives to promote our mission, products and partners.

You:
  • Are a sales natural
  • Are a great team player and team leader
  • Love craft beer, small food producers and makers of all kinds
  • Are a solid writer, have a discerning eye for branding and keep on top of new products, retailers and trends
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset: If you don't know something, you make it your mission to figure it out
  • Are a workhorse: You have a lot of energy, work quickly and are excited to support and create new accounts 
  • Love setting goals and crushing them
  • Brooklyn Brew Shop and FarmSteady align with your passions and you're genuinely excited to bring our products to more people
Responsibilities Include:
  • Own and deepen relationships with Brooklyn Brew Shop’s accounts (both domestic and international)
  • Grow increased annual usage of Brooklyn Brew Shop products among key accounts
  • Provide amazing service while bringing joy to the customers (who sometimes require a lot of “hand-holding” and attention)
  • Identify, surface, and mitigate risks to a customer’s success plan
  • Efficiently manage current retail relationships, including soliciting and processing new sales orders and answering order and product inquiries
  • Make frequent phone calls to new and existing customers
  • Research and build proficient Leads Lists of new markets and potential retail partners
  • Integrate smoothly with the current sales team and work together to design expansion plans and account management strategies
  • Keep up to date, accurate and organized Quickbooks, CRM and Excel files
  • Represent Brooklyn Brew Shop at trade shows, retail demonstrations and other beer events
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree
  • You have 1-2 years of relevant work experience; preferably with sales background (ideally in specialty food or consumer packaged goods)
  • You have excellent time management skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • You are extremely self-motivated and able to prioritize and manage workloads
  • You are proficient using CRM software (such as Salesforce)
  • You have impeccable written and communication skills
  • You communicate easily with executives, are a terrific team player, and are comfortable mediating conflict
  • You have the ability to juggle multiple projects + tasks efficiently
  • Organization. It’s your middle name
  • You often go the extra mile to make people smile
    What your typical day might look like:
    • Answer incoming inquiries via phone and email
    • Place outgoing calls and follow-up on prospective customer questions
    • Manage and check in on current accounts
    • Following up with new accounts on their experience with Brooklyn Brew Shop
    • Basic data entry & order processing
    • Updating the internal CRM system frequently
    • Research solid account leads in underserved regions
    • Assist sales assistants to organize their daily task list and sales outreach efforts

    How to Apply:
    Please send us your resume and cover letter to jobs@brooklynbrewshop.com.  You can also create your application using JobScore below.

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