Smiling pig at Misty Brook Farm

We have a job opening: Sales Account Manager

If you’re interested in the position, send your resume to Katia Holmes at mistybrookorganicfarm@yahoo.com.

Misty Brook Farm Sales Account Manager

Type: Full-Time Position
Category: Sales and Marketing 

OVERVIEW
Sales Account Manager for Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire

OPPORTUNITY
Opportunity to be an integral part of the New England sustainable agriculture and local food movement, working in a fast paced and challenging environment as the sales account manager for a certified organic, biodynamic family farm. Position offers a great learning experience and opportunity for development.

REQUIREMENTS
Candidates must:

  • have passion for locally grown food, sustainable agriculture & sales.
  • possess high levels of energy & self-motivation.
  • be organized, self-disciplined, detail oriented & sociable.
  • be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic industry.
  • live in the territory & have a reliable car.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Growing Misty Brook Farm business in territory as primary contact with established and new accounts. Growing existing retail, wholesale and institutional accounts, opening new accounts, establishing new sales channels.

Must be able to:

  • Establish rapport with buyers
  • Identify and prioritize opportunities for incremental volume growth
  • Identify promotional/cross-promotional activities
  • Develop tactics to close identified opportunities
  • Look for new opportunities to grow business
  • Contact accounts for weekly orders
  • Compile order spreadsheets and make invoices
  • Establish goals
  • Competently communicate our “story”
  • Understand buyer needs
  • Meet with a buyer each week to promote products
  • Anticipate objections
  • Competently understand market and competitive data
  • Close and follow up with accounts and opportunities in a timely manner
  • Work cooperatively with others on the farm
  • Communicate with product packing crew and make sure orders are packed correctly
  • Have an eye for creative display and point of sale, product and label development, price setting
  • Manage mail chimp campaigns and social media
  • Brainstorm route logistics and planning around holidays

Communication:

  • Effectively communicate internally and externally
  • Monthly sales call and goal updates
  • Professional and succinct retail memos and account correspondence
  • Communication of account and inventory needs to production team

COMPENSATION
Competitive compensation package.

CONTACT
Send resume to Katia Holmes

Misty Brook Farm
156 Bog Road
Albion, ME 04910
(207)-437-4719
mistybrookorganicfarm@yahoo.com