Sales Rep // Part-Time (Brooklyn, NY)

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? We’re looking for a Part Time Sales Rep to join our growing wholesale sales team.

Brooklyn Brew Shop and FarmSteady are looking for a driven, resourceful and experienced Sales Rep 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.

This is a 3 day a week position (ideally Wednesday-Friday) in our DUMBO based Brooklyn offices with the potential to turn into a full-time sales position for the right candidate.

You:

  • Are a sales natural
  • Are a great team player and team leader and are happy to jump in and out of projects as needed
  • 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:

  • Call through to existing, new and prospective accounts with information on new products, styles and cutoffs around seasonal order timing
  • Follow up frequently via phone and email with new and existing customers to make sure questions are answered quickly and accurately
  • Assist the Sales Team with all retailer needs including set-up forms, sample requests and processing orders
  • Research and build fantastic leads lists of new markets and potential retail partners
  • Keep up to date, accurate and organized CRM files

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 have impeccable written and communication skills
  • You aren't afraid of technology and are ready to dive into new programs (such as our CRM system)
  • You often go the extra mile to make people smile

What your typical day might look like:

  • Call through retailers and leads with information on new products, styles and seasonal order timing
  • Answer incoming inquiries via phone and email
  • Research solid account leads in underserved regions
  • Assist Sales Team is reaching out to new and existing customers via phone and email
  • Relay information between the Logistics Team, Sales Team and retailers to get orders that might need extra attention, out the door  
  • Follow up with new accounts on their experience with Brooklyn Brew Shop & FarmSteady
  • Basic data entry, CRM updates  & order processing

Perks:

  • A chance to work at a fast-paced food brand 
  • Fun working environment with a team of bright and enthusiastic coworkers
  • Cool shared workspace with great ammenities like bottomless coffee, beer on tap and rotating free events and happy hours 
  • Potential to turn into a full time sales position for the right candidate

      Compensation: $18-22 per hour based on experience

      How to Apply:
      Please send us your resume and cover letter to jobs@brooklynbrewshop.com

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