WANTED: Sales Representative
NEW YORK SHUK is a Brooklyn-based artisanal food company focusing on Sephardic and Middle Eastern Jewish cuisines. Our vision is to bring lesser-known Jewish foods into the limelight. Our line of handcrafted pantry staples is all about giving home cooks and chefs the tools they need to bring true Middle Eastern flavor to their kitchen.
We are seeking a highly self-motivated and energetic Sales Representative who is as passionate about our mission as we are. The Sales Representative will be responsible for increasing our reach in grocery and specialty accounts in the New York City Metro area and nationwide. This individual will also be responsible for maintaining and developing sales in these accounts to meet and exceed sales goals and customer satisfaction.
Securing additional placement for New York Shuk in key accounts.
Promote and establish healthy, positive relationships with said accounts.
Maintain accurate records regarding account profiles, updated buyer information, competitive activity, and pricing.
Support marketing efforts through in-store demos and regional events.
Travel to stores throughout NYC metro area.
Familiarity with key retailers and buyers in the food, beverage, and hospitality industry.
Hard working and organized; comfortable taking initiative, juggling multiple deadlines and priorities simultaneously.
Ability to think strategically and creatively with strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
Ability to take direction well and contribute insights and knowledge gained in the field.
A positive and collaborative attitude; ability to thrive in a team environment, and an interest in becoming a lasting part of the New York Shuk team and growing with us.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Previous brand representation/ sales experience preferred.
Able to navigate around the METRO NYC with familiarity.
At least 1 year of hospitality or craft/specialty food experience.
You LOVE food- read about it, talk about it, cook when you can and strive to always learn more
6 month commitment
To apply for this position, please email your resume, cover letter and tell us a little bit about yourself.