Sales & Marketing Coordinator

The Modern Pod Company

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Company Name:              The Modern Pod Co.

Job Title:                           Sales & Marketing Coordinator

Job Categories:                Sales, Marketing, Trade 

Report to:                        Vice President of Sales

Location:                          Providence, RI

Position Type:                   Full time

Min. Work Experience:       2 years in sales or marketing, food industry preferred

Min. Education:                 4-year undergraduate degree

Position Summary

The Sales Coordinator will drive and support sales promotion, customer service, and information flow for current and new accounts. Among many other activities, the Sales Coordinator will help prepare sales presentations, set-up and launch new customers, coordinate with broker partners, expand our base of independent retailer partnerships, manage growth programs and promotions, evaluate sales performance to identify opportunities, and lead specific consumer/social media outreach initiatives.   

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate current customer info flow, analysis, support
  • Support new product launch execution
  • Set up new customers by creating/maintaining necessary documents
  • Maintain customer records by regularly updating account information; manage customer portals
  • Prepare and evaluate customer specific product and service performance reports
  • Support monthly sales result management reviews
  • Assess the evolving competitive landscape for price, promotion and positioning benchmarks
  • Manage and improve our sample shipment process
  • Plan and oversee the execution of our product demonstration events
  • Expand our base of independent retail customers through direct selling and channel partners
  • Reconcile and approve spending for all relevant expenses
  • Provide research and analytical support for sales meetings and business reviews
  • Work the customer service team to monitor customer orders, logistics and on-time delivery
  • Support ideation and delivery of social media and event marketing campaigns
  • Propose retailer specific marketing trial and repeat purchase growth strategies
  • Participate in industry trade shows and networking events
  • Special projects, as required

Skills and Experiences

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Advanced capabilities in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Comfortable building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Familiar with the many components and nuances of the food retail landscape
  • Increasing awareness of consumer marketing tactics
  • Able to compile and analyze sales data and glean meaningful insights
  • Creative problem solver
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Well organized
  • Self-directed
  • Passionate about delivering exceptional service and exceeding customer expectations
  • Motivated by contributing to the overall success of the team
  • Optimistic and energetic
  • Strong organization and planning skills

Company Overview

The Modern Pod Company is a fast growing, innovative, plant-based new enterprise in the better-for-you food industry. We’re headquartered in Providence RI, the littlest state with the biggest attitude. We launched our flagship new brand – the delicious Hummus Pod snacketizers - in close to 2,000 natural, conventional, and club stores nationwide in 2017… and we’re just warming up.  We are expanding our team and seek dynamic, strategic, and daring colleagues to help drive our next leap forward.

 Please email persuasive cover letter and resume to:, subject line: SC 

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