The Boston Smoked Fish Co. is looking for friendly and outgoing sales associates to join our team and be Brand Ambassador's for our 2018 fall farmers’ market season. Join a fast-growing, exciting new food business! In this position, you will be running our farmers' market booth about 4-5 times a week starting at the end of August.
A car/truck/SUV is *required*
The Boston Smoked Fish Co. is setting a higher standard for premium quality smoked fish products. Our processing facility is located on Boston's historic Fish Pier and we participate in roughly 15 farmers' markets a week. In addition, our products are carried in many retail stores in the Boston area, including the new Boston Public Market. Our enthusiastic sales team is comprised of highly capable and multi-faceted individuals who have a passion for great food and sustainable smoked seafood. We work hard but have fun! This is a perfect job for someone beginning their career and wanting to gain valuable sales, retail, networking, and food experience!
We'd love to hear from you! Please send your RESUME along with a COVER LETTER explaining how you'll be a great team member!
You might be a good fit for our team if you:
-love interacting with customers and thrive in a sales role,
-are excited by the opportunity to make a big impact on a young company,
-are a self-starter; and,
-love to work outdoors!
Key responsibilities of this position include:
-representing The Boston Smoked Fish Co. and our products at Boston-area farmer’s markets,
-engaging with customers face-to-face to explain the unique aspects of our products, techniques, and company,
-listening to customers and reporting feedback,
-ensuring adherence to standards and food safety regulations at each market,
-conducting demos at local retail stores; and,
-effectively monitoring and managing inventory.
This is a full-time position, with flexible scheduling. Typical days are 8-10 hours, including travel from smokehouse to market and back. A part-time position may be considered for the proper candidate. Sales experience is strongly preferred since farmers' markets are the backbone of our business!
Car/truck/SUV is required as driving is required. You will be reimbursed for gas and mileage.
Pay includes base hourly wage + commission on all market sales + overtime (if necessary). W2.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $14.00 /hour