Business Development Coordinator
Organic Food & Beverage CompanyApply for this Job
Enjoy developing great business relationships as much as a good meal? This career opportunity could be just the right cuisine!
We are seeking positive minded, results driven, metric minded, team player to embark on a career as a Business Development Coordinator. 2--4 years of prior sales, retail, Brand Ambassador or culinary experience is optimal, but strong entry-level applicants are more than welcome to apply as well.
Organic Opportunities, www.OrganicOpportunities8.com, and our family of companies, mission is to help make the world a better place to eat, drink and be healthy, organically. We partner with organic farms to source, develop and bring to market the finest innovative organic food and beverage items. Our CPG companies proudly work with some of the best customers in the United States to help keep consumers coming back for more and are pleased to give-back by way of supporting causes that are close to our heart.
You will lead up our existing Metro New York Business Development efforts and join an award winning team of talented, personable and creative individuals dedicated to pursuing our mission along with team and individual goals with equal ferocity. Our Headquarters are located in Brooklyn, New York but the position will be customer facing focused in-field in Metro-NY 4.5 days a week with a strong ability to work independently to lead up this area. As well, there will be satellite market support where overnight travel will be necessary to support other territories these markets.
Profile: Business Development Coordinator
You will be part of our Business Development Team fostering and growing existing business relationships while forging new ones to maximize business opportunities, creating symbiotic win-win partnerships.
Your primary goals will consist of:
• Business development via sell through at store level for some of the nation's premier food retailers and food service providers,
• Merchandising in store to strengthen sales
• Consumer event support including conducting product demos and trade events.
• Develop and achieve sales budgets by account and territory
• Greater Metro NY area focus with some work in greater tri-state area
• Overnight travel from time to time for Business Development and events in other markets
• Weekly meeting at our New York City HQ.
The ideal candidate will possess:
~ Positive Attitude: We believe this is the most important gateway drug to long term chemical dependency on positive results?
~ Outgoing personality, with strong interpersonal skills and self motivation
~ Vision: Long-term career foresight with a can-do approach
~ Excellent People Skills: Ability to build and maintain a multitude of symbiotic business relationships based on great follow up, honesty and strong communication.
~ Pertinacious yet alacritous work ethic.
~ Leadership from the front approach with a strong team player skill set
~ Open mindedness to learn, be coached and grow within a growing company
~ Valid driver’s license and driving experience
~ Bilingual, Spanish, not required put a plus
~ Flexibility for overnight travel, 1-2 weeks per month
~ Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook
~ A Passion for healthy, great tasting food
~ Positive minded disposition and outgoing personality-- grouches need not apply?
~ Ability to work independently while being fully accountable
~ Excellent communication both verbally and in writing
~ Efficiency in time management skills
~ 4E’s and P
~ An organized, self-starter attitude is essential! ?
This is an outstanding opportunity to take on a key role within a dynamic growing organization dedicated to innovative natural food products, top-flight service, team harmony and group success. An excellent opportunity for those looking to enter or further their career in the world of organic food!
Please Email Cover Letter and Resume with the posting title of this advertisement as the subject line and your salary requirements.
Thank you for your consideration!
Salary is commensurate with experience and additionally the remuneration package includes performance based bonus incentives. Paid vacations, company car or car reimbursement and Health Benefits included. Great opportunities for advancement from within the organization and our sister companies.
•Location: Metro New York with some overnight travel