We're Recruiting! Are You a Coffee Sales Superstar?
We're excited to be hiring. If you have experience in sales AND coffee, we want to hear from you!
We are a small, family run coffee business based in Sussex offering subscriptions and one-off purchases online to home users. We have just launched our range of ethical coffees to the wholesale market and we are looking for a sales superstar to grow the wholesale business. You MUST have a passion for coffee with barista experience so you are confident at making coffees using a commercial grinder and espresso machine. As well barista experience, you will be confident at picking up the phone and prospecting, speaking to strangers and creating relationships/friendships with business owners and managers.
This is a field based role with a combination of face-to-face prospecting and cold calling and face-to-face sales meetings. You will be arranging sales meetings on-site where you will be offering tastings to interested businesses and wowing them with our fantastic coffee. You will need a car as some meetings will not be accessible by public transport. You will cover the area of Sussex initially in order to build relationships with local businesses and the community. You will adhere to Covid safety measures when you are out in the field to ensure you are protecting yourself and customers.
This new and exciting role offers a huge amount of flexibility and autonomy so it will only suit a confident and self-motivated, experienced person who is target driven. You will be joining a team of two (sisters) who are incredibly friendly, appreciate a work-life balance but hard working and will roll their sleeves up whenever needed. This role might suit someone with a family who is looking for some flexible part-time hours to earn some extra income. We are flexible with working days and hours to suit the perfect candidate. As the company grows, so will the opportunity for increased hours and responsibility so this really is an exciting time to join a growing business with plenty of scope for an exciting career and to become an integral part of our team.
We are looking for someone with coffee knowledge and familiar with commercial equipment. The ideal candidate will be confident at dialling in coffee, extracting the perfect espresso and milk steaming for confident sales tastings. Sales experience is highly desirable however, confidence and the drive for success to win new accounts and increase commission is key.
This is a target driven role so the candidate must be self motivated to actively look for new business and build new contacts and relationships in the local communities. You will be prospecting coffee shops, garden centres, golf clubs, children's play centres and more. You will be required to use our CRM system to record activity and sales progress. Knowledge of HubSpot CRM system is an advantage however, training will be given to the perfect candidate so this isn't essential.
This is a freelance role starting at just 10 hours per week with the flexibility to choose your hours to fit around your commitments. However, these hours will need to be suitable for optimising key times for prospecting businesses. There may be opportunities to increase hours in the future. You will be paid hourly with a fantastic commission structure to encourage new business and grow your portfolio of customers. You will also be supplied with free, delicious coffee to drink at home!
If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please get in touch by email with your CV and cover letter, explaining why you think you are suitable for the role.
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Interviews will be held remotely over zoom initially. If successful at the first stage, you will be required to attend a face to face meeting with the owners for a chat and to demonstrate your barista skills on an espresso machine.
We look forward to hearing from you!