Brand Ambassador - Fall Farmers Market Sales Associate

The Boston Smoked Fish Company - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)


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

Experience:

  • Sales: 1 year (Required)