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Direct Sales Manager

Lufa Farms

Lufa Farms

Sales & Business Development
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Sales - Variable locations

Full-time

Presence: Flexible

Contract position : No

Description
At Lufa Farms, we’re on a mission to create a better food system and a huge part of this is achieved by growing food where people live and growing it responsibly. In order to reach more Lufavores and achieve growth, we’re looking for a motivated and dedicated person who likes to be out in the field and who believes in our mission. A natural leader, the ideal candidate will guide our team of sales representatives towards the achievement of their sales objectives.
As Direct Sales Manager, you'll play a key role in driving our sales activities to individuals, particularly through partnerships and events. Your role will be to develop our sales network and manage a team of representatives in Montreal and Quebec City. You’ll be responsible for recruiting, training, and monitoring the performance of your team, as well as implementing strategies to grow the department and achieve our sales targets.
Responsibilities
Identify and participate in direct sales events;
Develop and maintain partnerships that will benefit the company's growth;
Manage event logistics, including transport and set-up;
Work in the field to support sales representatives;
Set weekly sales targets and monitor acquisition costs;
Manage the sales team in person and virtually to optimize performance;
Oversee the hiring and integration of sales representatives in Montreal and Quebec City;
Lead team meetings and monitor procedures and performance;
Participate in related department tasks to support the company's growth.
Requirements
Car and valid driver’s licence;
Willingness to travel between Montreal and Quebec City;
Innate leadership, dynamism, and results-oriented;
Excellent communication skills in French and English (both written and oral);
Problem-solving skills in unforeseen circumstances;
Organizational skills to coordinate the logistics related to events.
Assets
Passion for fresh, local, responsible food;
Experience in direct sales and event coordination;
Experience in team management.
Schedule
Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, 40 hours per week.
Availability outside regular business hours to coordinate and attend events.
Benefits
Salary will be determined based on the candidate's experience and knowledge;
MacBook Air provided;
You’ll be eligible to participate in the firm’s health insurance, dental, and disability programs after completion of a probationary period (paid 50% by the employee and 50% by Lufa Farms);
Access to TELUS Health Virtual Care (direct contact to health professionals by phone, video, or chat) and the Employee and Family Assistance Program (professional, short-term counselling, covering a broad range of interpersonal issues);
30% discount on your Lufa Farms basket.