Sales Representative

For Joy

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For Joy is San Francisco’s simple CBD iced tea.  

We are seeking a spirited, enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to be a key contributor in an early stage CBD beverage startup. Qualified candidates will join a lean team with ambitious goals within the emerging and explosive CBD beverage industry. The incoming sales representative will have immediate impact and play a key role in expanding and cultivating our presence in our home city of San Francisco but also contribute to the overall culture and personality of our brand.

Primary Geography of Business (local candidate preferred): San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Solano County, Napa County, Sonoma County and Marin County

Who is For Joy?

For Joy is a San Francisco based company built on the belief that experiencing joy in anything that an individual chooses to pursue will unlock their highest potential.  Through our teas, we seek to offer beverages that will only add to the lives of our consumers and not take anything away. With this in mind we have consciously created beverages using high quality, simple ingredients with no harmful additives.

Our teas are rich with healthy antioxidants that help reduce inflammation and our Hemp CBD is sourced from one of the only USDA Certified Organic Hemp CBD farms in the United States.

Beyond our product, For Joy is driven to spread joy to as many people as possible.  Through our beverages we want to connect with our consumers and create a community of joy that celebrates individuals doing things they love, with joy. We believe that focusing on this value will not only expand the reach of our brand but make the world a better place at the same time.

What is the role?

Our For Joy sales representatives are responsible for cultivating and maintaining a portfolio of beverage accounts across the San Francisco Bay Area. Being a young startup, all team members of For Joy will have the opportunity to grow within their roles, assume new responsibilities and collaborate on projects.  We are looking to build a cohesive and inclusive team that can establish a strong foundation for us to scale with.

Main Duties:

  • Achieve specified account goals

  • Develop new accounts and maintain current accounts

  • Communication with retail accounts regarding brand awareness, including pricing, inventory, events, etc.

  • Be thoroughly acquainted with every key decision maker or decision influencer in account universe

  • Perform weekly check-ins

  • Use data to drive decisions

  • Monitor accounts receivables for all accounts

  • Develop innovative engagements promoting For Joy beverages

  • Collaborate with For Joy team members for different projects as needed

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Genuinely enthusiastic about the brand and mission of For Joy

  • Desire to build a career in sales

  • Interested in the opportunity to be a key contributor to an early-stage, high growth company in the new and explosive market of CBD

  • 1-2 years of beverage related sales experience

  • Ability to develop a strong knowledge of our company, mission and goals

  • Strong knowledge and experience in local marketplace

  • Knowledge of distributor operations, knowing how to work with distributors and understanding how to work with different trade channels

  • Communicates effectively with a diverse array of customers, businesses and individuals alike, both orally and written

  • Drive to think of creative ways to engage customers

  • Motivated and capable of working independently

  • Comfortable working with CRM (Sales Force) to track, analyze and improve performance

  • Ability to complete company’s minimal administrative requirements on time such as expense reports, monthly recaps, monthly calendar, budget management, daily email responses, weekly call reporting

  • Able to quickly learn new technologies 

  • Proficiency in Google Suite (Doc, Sheets, Calendar, etc.)

  • Willing to work nights and weekends as needed

  • Ability to lift and move cases of tea on a regular basis

  • Ability to climb, kneel and stoop to arrange and display product

  • Access to vehicle


Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Total compensation: Base salary + commission + equity in business

For Joy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, marital status, sex, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy.

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