WE ARE HIRING!

 

SALES REPRESENTATIVE:

Hard cider and Orchard products

Must be a Massachusetts Resident in order to be considered.

 

Job Summary:

Primarily Boston-area sales representative. Works semi-autonomously to develop new accounts and maintain current accounts in Massachusetts, with a focus on increasing product placements and brand visibility in key market segments.

Hiring full-time with earliest start date of September 20th ,2017.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead hard cidery and orchard sales by product line and sales channel
  • Call on existing and target accounts in Massachusetts
  • Develop new territories in Massachusetts, focusing on the Boston-area markets
  • Collaborate with marketing manager on marketing support, including pricing, programming, and point of sales materials, and on special events and promotions
  • Work with orchard staff and distributor sales teams to monitor and meet sales targets
  • Audit retail stores and on-premise placements, identify trends, and initiate corrective action
  • Communicate the voice of the customer to the orchard, monitor competitors' activities, and proactively identify opportunities
  • Represent the orchard at special events for trade groups and consumers, from bar tastings to festivals
  • Maintain professional network and knowledge of products and market place changes
  • Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.
  • Recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.

 

Requirements:

  • Massachusetts proof of residency
  • Valid driver's license and registered and insured vehicle
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Knowledge of craft hard cider and alcohol industry. Familiarity with orchard products preferred.
  • Two years related sales experience
  • Availability and interest in significant travel
  • Passion for local food movements and sustainable agriculture
  • Strong Massachusetts network/relationships
  • Food service/agriculture industry experience a plus
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working remotely

 

 

To apply enclose Resume, a cover letter and 3 professional references:

hr@champlainorchards.com


SHIPPING DEPARTMENT LOADER

 

Champlain Orchards Inc. in Shoreham, Vermont is seeking a full-time staff member who will be responsible for ensuring trucks are loaded properly for delivery.

Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Loading product onto trucks

Exterior and interior truck washing

Cooler maintenance: rotate product, sweeping and cleaning and scheduling of maintenance.

Food Safety: daily recording of cooler temperatures, checking, clearing and setting mouse traps

Equipment maintenance: forklift and pallet jack maintenance and charging

General Production Facility: storing of pallets, sorting of recycling, trash out, exterior inspection, cleaning and scheduling of necessary maintenance

Receiving: general receiving duties, moving/storing all production supplies, production supply inventory

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to frequently lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Possession of CDL desirable as is previous shipping experience

Please send a letter of interest, Resume and three professional references to:

hr@champlainorchards.com