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Sales Manager, Wholesale


Kuju Coffee, Inc.
Job: Sales Manager, Wholesale
Location: Remote / Based in Los Angeles

About Us
Kuju Coffee is a travel-inspired specialty coffee brand dedicated to making premium coffee experiences possible in places and ways they never were before.  Pioneers of the new single-serve pour over in North America, Kuju Coffee began as a Kickstarter in 2015 and today can be found nationwide in retailers like REI, Bass Pro Shops, Kroger, Academy Sports, Nugget Market, and Urban Outfitters, and continues to lead this newly emerging category. Driven by a strong sense of mission, Kuju ethically sources from a family farm in Thailand that employs over 80 former victims of sex-trafficking; donates 1% of all sales to the National Park Foundation; and uniquely packs all of its product in 100% wind-powered facilities.

Our Mission
We’re on a mission to make premium coffee experiences possible in places and ways they never were before for travelers, adventurers and coffee lovers everywhere.

The Role
Are you mission-driven, hard-working, and resourceful?  Do you love great coffee and innovative food products? Do you aspire to do something amazing with a team of amazing people?  Kuju Coffee might be the place for you.

The Position: Wholesale Sales Manager – Grow Kuju’s independent wholesale business nationwide.

Responsibilities:

  • Grow and develop Kuju Coffee’s independent wholesale business
  • Execute sales prospecting, pipeline development, and lead management activities to identify, qualify, and close independent wholesale opportunities via email, phone and other sales tactics
  • Manage relationships with key independent retailers to grow the accounts
  • Provide ongoing customer feedback to Kuju Team to inform broader business decisions
  • Partake in tradeshows; other duties as assigned.

Requirements/Competencies:

  • Driven, self-starter, self-motivated
  • Persistent problem solver, goal-driven
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record; Proficient with CRM, MS Office Suite, Keynote
  • Strong communication, persuasion skills, able to ID warm leads and pursue to a close
  • 3-5 years of sales experience, ideally in the CPG / coffee / tea space


Location:
Primarily remote; based in the Los Angeles area


Compensation: Competitive for similar positions – base pay, bonus based on meeting company goals, equity.


Kuju Values:

  • Be Bold
  • Empower Others
  • Drive with Integrity
  • Learn Unendingly
  • Rest Well to Work Well

Interested? Send resume / LinkedIn Profile link to admin@kujucoffee.com