Equal Exchange's mission is to build long-term trade partnerships that are economically just and environmentally sound, to foster mutually beneficial relationships between farmers and consumers and to demonstrate, through our success, the contribution of worker co-operatives and Fair Trade to a more equitable, democratic and sustainable world.
Job Title: Community Sales Marketing and Sales Representative
Job Location: (city, state) West Bridgewater, MA
Employment Status: Full-time, regular exempt position
Hours: 40-45 hours per week
Salary: TBD (commensurate with experience, within Equal Exchange salary structure)
Benefits: Health/dental/vision insurance coverage, vacations, holidays, sick days, eligibility for worker ownership
Department: Community Sales
Report to: Community Sales Manager
Responsible for: Carry out targeted marketing & sales campaigns
Requirements and Qualifications:
A strong interest in the mission of Equal Exchange
2 – 4 years of sales/marketing or project management experience
Entrepreneurial and strategic thinker
Experience coordinating both print and online marketing projects
Experience with various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram)
Ability to evaluate ROI (return on investment) using various analytical techniques
Thorough knowledge of Excel required
Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects, focused primarily on our School Fundraising and Interfaith constituencies
Ability to work independently and in a team
Experience with Marketo, Microsoft Nav and Basecamp preferred.
Experience with HTML, CSS preferred.
Desire to work for a cooperative organization
Coordinate marketing campaigns to gain new customers and increase sales for School Fundraising and Interfaith programs. Work includes:
Accountable for seasonal Fundraising program
Set strategy and meet annual sales goals for Fundraising and Interfaith sectors as negotiated with supervisor
Communicate the characteristics of these Equal Exchange Programs and products with customers & prospects
Conduct follow up calls with fundraising prospects
Respond to customer inquiries & trouble-shoots
In collaboration with others, design, implement and evaluate promotional strategies for Fundraising & Interfaith such as ad buys and social media initiatives.
Attend events appropriate to these sectors
Lead annual seasonal Fundraising catalog from idea to completion
Work with contractors (designer, photographer, printer, mail house, etc.)
Coordinate with Customer Service and warehouse teams
Monitor budgets as assigned
Measure and report a variety of business activities and ROI results, including development of original presentations and reports as assigned.
Other job-related responsibilities and projects as assigned
Personnel & Worker Ownership/Fair Trade Development (approx. 0 – 10%)
Participate in staff, team, department, and educational (Exchange Time) meetings.
Understand our producer partners, trading policies, and the Fair Trade movement.
Understand and participate effectively in our worker cooperative model.
How to apply: online http://equalexchange.coop/community-sales-marketing-and-sales-representative
Application deadline: Jan 05, 2018