Sales & Marketing Manager at The Teff Company 794 views2 applications

The Position: Sales & Marketing Manager


Position Summary:

The Sales and Marketing Manager is a full-time position responsible for the maintenance and development of The Teff Company’s customer engagements and marketing strategies. You’ll be joining a fast-growing entrepreneurial company working to deliver high quality teff and teff-based products to consumers and manufacturers.


Who You Are:

You are someone who understands the natural foods industry landscape, including gluten-free and/or ancient grain products. You are proactive, creative, organized, detail-oriented, an effective communicator and, most of all, passionate about good food.


Key Roles and Accountabilities:

  1. Provide exceptional customer service, forging and maintaining customer relationships
  2. Expand customer base, including grocery and ingredient clients, achieving sales growth while optimizing profitability
  3. Manage third parties such as grocery distributors and brokers
  4. Present sales, revenue, expense reports and defensible forecasts to management
  5. Monitor and analyze product portfolio, seeking opportunities to consolidate and/or expand offerings
  6. Develop, implement and execute retail/e-tail channel strategies
  7. Understand attributes and value proposition of products and apply knowledge to monitor and improve marketing collateral, such as flyers, branding and social media
  8. Identify emerging markets and market shifts and develop proposals to react accordingly
  9. Develop and maintain ongoing pricing strategy based on customer activity, competition and supply/demand dynamics
  10. Represent company in customer meetings, industry events, conferences, etc.


Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with business emphasis preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • 2-4 years’ experience in food industry, with preferred emphasis in natural Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)
  • Self motivated, curious and comfortable with ambiguity typical of a small, growing company
  • Effective communicator, adept at customer relationship management and negotiation
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, creative problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively, as required, to complete projects and initiatives
  • Willing and able to adapt and flex to frequently changing internal and external environments


Job Location: Boise, ID
Position Type: Full Time
Required to Relocate: Yes
Required to Travel: Yes
Preferred Experience: 2-4 years

Starting Date: ASAP


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The Teff Company has been producing high-quality teff grain and flour in Idaho for over thirty years. We supply the Ethiopian and Eritrean community in the United States with their traditional staple food, and also provide teff to ingredient buyers and consumer packaged teff products to grocery stores. We manage all the stages of production from farming to packaging to ensure the best quality.
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