sales representative

sept 7, 2018

department: sales
location: (bay area) northern california & (seattle) pacific northwest
reports to: regional sales manager

nuun hydration is looking for a sales representatives to drive sales in both the bay area, northern california & the pacific northwest. this position requires an individual with a flexible schedule willing to put in the hours necessary to make the market successful, which may include some weekend and evening work. the primary responsibility of this position will be retail coverage of existing specialty grocery, supplement, and sports specialty accounts, ensuring distribution of products, educating store staff and conducting nuun demos. there will also be weekend sampling at endurance events/expos (marathons/triathlons/cycling events). the ideal candidate should have a retail background (either from working in or selling to retailers), be self-motivated, positive, and enthusiastic about nuun. 

requirements and responsibilities:

  • responsible for retail execution with their accounts in all designated geographical regions. including checking distribution, new product placement, sampling events and educating store personnel on nuun items and the benefits of hydration.
  • assist the nuun events team with sampling at race expos and trade shows.
  • assist other nuun channels (sports specialty) with retail distribution checks and sampling as needed.
  • partner with our key account managers to develop a strategic direction for securing new accounts in the territory.
  • participate as a key contributor in weekly conference calls with the grocery/drug/supplements team.
  • overnight travel may be required in this position, estimated at 20% per month.

education and experience:

  • bachelor's degree from four-year college or university preferred.
  • retail experience is preferred.

other qualifications, skills & abilities:

  • the requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • knowledge of the grocery and natural foods industry a plus
  • strong microsoft office skills
  • self-starter who thrives working remotely
  • able problem solver
  • ability to determine priorities
  • relentlessly positive attitude

to apply:

please submit your resume along with a cover letter to [email protected] applications submitted without any of these application requirements will not be considered.