Pip & Nut

Field Sales Executive - Part Time 6 month contract (Dublin, Ireland Based)

Bcorp nut butter brand looking for sales feet on the street to help us expand our footprint in Ireland

We’re looking for two self-motivated, relentless and highly personable individuals to work together and collectively own the streets of Dublin as our field sales team.

You will own part of Dublin and within your territory you’ll be responsible for the following: 

·     Business Development: Opening new stockists 

·     Account Management: Growing our range and sales in existing stockists

·     In store space / visibility: Using your relationships and commercial savvy to increase how much of our product is displayed in store

In a bit more detail:

·     Building relationships with store managers in key locations to grow our visibility and sales in store

·     Building relationships with key wholesale partner sales teams to maximise our sales within their account bases

·     Working with the national account managers at Pip & Nut to support key initiatives in their accounts on a monthly basis e.g. new product or customer launches 

·     Working with the national account manager to effectively plan and execute your call list on a weekly basis

·     Maintaining a customer database using our CRM platform

·     Providing key weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting to national account manager

·     Be an ambassador for our brand and be a representative of Bcorp within the field.

How will we help you on the way by:

·     Putting you through internal and external sales training

·     Providing you with the information and tools with which to sell our products 

·     Spending time out in the field with you on a regular basis

·     Reviewing your work on a weekly basis in order to constantly iterate and build on your learnings

How will you be measured:

·     Being targeted on a set number of in-person calls per day/week/month

·     Being targeted on the number of new stockists brought on per month

·     Being targeted on increasing our range in existing stockists per month

What We Offer:

·     The chance to work and learn in a small team, with fantastic exposure to how a fast-paced FMCG business is run

·     The perfect introduction to Sales or Commercial, over half of our national account sales team started in field sales.

·     Supportive environment with lots of positive energy

·     Opportunity to improve your sales and negotiation skills with our best commercial people

·     You’ll be working for one of the most exciting and fastest-growing companies in food and drink where we place a premium on developing and progressing our own talent.

Specific knowledge, qualifications, skills & experience required:

  • Resilience – can you demonstrate a history of overcoming challenges?
  • High energy – what will you draw on to literally walk that extra mile?
  • Interpersonal skills – can you make people warm to you instantly?
  • Team players – we win as a team, you’ll have team-based performance targets, have you succeeded in team environments in the past?
  • But most importantly you will demonstrate how you can see an opportunity to develop your career with us at Pip & Nut and contribute to the success of our company as we grow, showing passion for your role.

How to Apply:

Please note this role is based in Dublin, Ireland.

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to careers@pipandnut.com with Ireland Fields Sales Executive Application and your name in the subject title no later than 25th September.

To be considered, please include:

  1. A copy of your CV 
  2. A cover letter answering the following questions (Max 500 words)
  • Tell us a little bit about yourself - what’s your name and what are you up to right now?
  • Never Settle is one of our values, can you tell us about a time when you hit an obstacle in a task and found a way around it? :
  • Why Pip & Nut
  • Why this role
  • Why you
  • A food or drink brand in the health-ier space and how you would sell it, in two sentences 

We will then be in touch to let you know if you are to be invited for an interview.

Start Date: October ideally

Remuneration

As a Living Wage Employer, we ensure all our team are fairly remunerated.

The salary for this role is €13/hr.

Hours per week - part time - up to 20 hours per week

Bonus – up to €200 a month based on individual performance targets

Medical insurance – yes

Pension – yes.

Purpose:

Help people love food, that loves them & the planet.

Pip & Nut Company Values:

Bring the fun – We bring fun, laughter and positive energy to everything we do

Be open – We believe in realness, from our people and ingredients, to the way we run our business

Keep it real – We take care to listen and find ways to be accessible to everyone

Never settle – We’re ambitious, a little bit obsessed and will never comprise on quality

What’s it like to work at Pip & Nut:

Like our brand, as a team we don’t take ourselves too seriously and want to make sure that we’re having fun and inject a bit of playfulness into our day to day. As a B-corporation we also want to ensure that every person in our team has a clear understanding of our mission and what we are looking to achieve. That’s why we invest in lots of different ways to support you and the team to do this:

  1. Learning & Development- We’re an ambitious bunch and have a hunger to learn something new everyday, whether it’s small or big. That’s why we invest behind each team member with resource to support a personal development plan each year. Whether that’s learning soft or hard skills we want every person in our team to pursue areas that they wish to grow more within
  2. A day off for your birthday - we’ll give you a day off for your birthday to go and celebrate
  3. Summer & Winter Squirrel Hours – in August we offer half days on Fridays and in Winter half days on Christmas & New Years Eve
  4. Giving back to our community and planet - as a brand we want to give back to our community which is why on top of your 25 days holiday we also give 3 additional days leave a year (pro-rata'd) for you to volunteer with a charity , one day is dedicated to our company charity of the year and the other two days can be spent with a charity of your choice.
  5. Remote Working Equipment – all equipment will be provided including laptop and screen(s)