Sales Internship Overview:

Ocean Hugger Foods is seeking a sales intern for summer 2019. This person is a self-starter who is comfortable wearing many hats and learning several different aspects of foodservice sales and marketing in a small but rapidly growing organization. The ideal candidate is passionate about food and has a hunger to win and generate new business. This is a great opportunity for a highly organized, enthusiastic, and self-motivated college student to gain invaluable experience within the food industry at an innovative, mission-driven start-up.

Location:
NY, NY or Remote
Hours:
20-25 hours/week
Pay:
Eligible for College Credit

Daily Tasks and Projects Will Include (but are not limited to):
Reply to leads generated through our website in a timely, professional, fashion
Convert inbound foodservice operator (restaurants etc.) and independent distribution leads into closed, branded sales
Provide ongoing sales support to leads and newly closed account (samples, menu ideas etc.)
Work closely with Ocean Hugger’s Marketing team to gather data needed to share new menu launches on our social platforms
Generate leads within key markets across the USA and qualifying leads via phone and email
Report all customer and sales related data in our CRM platform
Weekly phone check-ins/sales reporting with Ocean Hugger Foods Sr. Business Development Manager

Other Duties May Include:
Participation at industry events and trade shows
Participation in outside sales meetings
Organizing sales data
Reviewing redistribution sales reports for opportunities & follow up

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Enrolled in an accredited 4-year college or university; entering 3rd or 4th year
Majoring in Sales, Business, Marketing, or Food and Nutrition related field
Must be a highly motivated self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit
Personable and professional in both verbal and written communication
Enjoys closing new business and winning
Positive can-do attitude
Must be a multi-tasker with great time management and organizational skills
Quick and eager learner  
Able to be flexible and adapt to a variety of situations
Foodservice or culinary experience is a plus
Working knowledge of G Suite

How to Apply:
Send your cover letter and resume to info@oceanhuggerfoods.com with the subject line Sales Intern - Summer 2019.