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Posted October 4th

Field Marketing Brand Ambassador

New York, NY

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Whisps

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Posted October 4th

Field Marketing Brand Ambassador

New York, NY

Function

Marketing

Experience

Entry Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
Whisps is looking for an energetic, hardworking & charismatic brand ambassador to help drive sales on the street. This is a truly unique opportunity to join one of the most exciting & fastest growing startups in the better-for-you CPG space
Build sales with existing buyers and their customers and open new accounts across the assigned territory. This role is the perfect opportunity to see on the front lines what motivates shoppers and buyers alike, and how to craft a strong selling proposition to convert to purchase.

Responsibilities:
Sales
  • Actively seek out new business opportunities across Manhattan and surrounding territory
  • Set up & participate in distributor ride-alongs to meet new accounts
  • Service existing accounts driving merchandising, new product placement and display
  • Store visits & completion of retail check list; ensure our products appear at their very best in-store
  • Build relationships with existing accounts
Marketing
  • Lead local field marketing efforts from grass root sampling to events and more
  • Host in-store demos
  • 3-5 per week, 2-3 hours per demo held during lunch, evenings & weekends
  • Proactively engage as many shoppers as possible to try Whisps & buy
  • Engage store staff winning share of heart & goodwill towards brand
  • Complete & submit demo recaps to HQ in timely fashion
  • Support at national trade shows as needed
  • Communicate success stories, key learnings and other activities to team ongoing

Qualifications:
  • You LOVE people - meeting them, talking to them & most importantly sharing snacks with them
  • You have tons of energy and have the ability to command attention and interest from an audience
  • You're competitive and always strive for a personal best
  • You see challenges as opportunities & you continually improve methods to be more effective and efficient
  • You love being on the move with each day different then the last
  • You have a flexibile schedule and can work evenings and weekends for a 30-40 hour work week (this is not your typical 9-5 office job!)
  • You have a valid US driver’s license & clean record 
  • You have a B.S./B.A. degree in related field
  • You have previous related work experience (internships and campus jobs count)
  • You're hungry to gain exposure to both marketing and sales and grow your resume

About Whisps:
Whisps are a better for you, addictive, crunchy snack made of the world’s greatest food –cheese! We have taken the market by storm and have become a nationally distributed snack in just three years. In high-growth mode, we are actively building our team to support our fantastic momentum. Based in lower Manhattan, we are looking for high-energy, passionate, entrepreneurial “Whisperers” who love food and are eager to join a fast-paced food start-up.
Location
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New York, NY
Function Details
  • Reports To VP Marketing
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