Northern California Sales Representative

Toby’s Family Foods is a fiercely independent, family-owned, and mission driven business. We are a growing, multi-regional producer of quality salad dressings, tofu spreads, and organic juices, teas and smoothies.

We are currently recruiting for a high energy, experienced sales professional to join our team as the Northern California Sales Representative. The NCA sales rep will join our sales team and will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with our distribution and account partners. Sales reps are accountable for managing sales and merchandising activities and lead the day-to-day sales activities. Most importantly, the sales rep will keep Genesis and Toby’s top of mind with distributors and stores.

As our NCA sales rep, you will also participate in creating a region sales plan, managing store and distributor relationships, and calling on stores. This position requires strong leadership, communication, organization, flexibility, and interpersonal skills. Maintaining open communication with the central office, based in Springfield, Oregon, is a must.

What else you’ll be doing:

  • Maintain route frequency and develop sales plans to grow retail sales.
  • Educate, assist and inform retailer managers and their team about Toby’s and Genesis products, promotional events and programs through regular visits and educational tours.
  • Maintain schematic integrity or better and re-merchandise to retailer-mandated schematic compliance on all store calls as applicable.
  • Record in-store conditions pre/post service call to reflect positive merchandising impact.
  • Assist/participate in retailers re-sets and or re-merchandising projects as needed including grand openings/re-models as requested by retailer.
  • Interact with consumers at shelf to secure brand loyalty of product lines by distributing coupons and consumer-specific marketing materials.
  • Identify opportunities for marketing or sales support with key accounts.

What you’ll need:

  • A minimum of 2-3 years experience in the natural/organic channel with strong preference to candidates with experience in the refrigerated/perishable category.
  • A proven track record of sales experience & achievement.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills — both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (excel, word, and PowerPoint), Google Apps, and customer management and routing programs.
  • Possessing a reliable car, and willing to work long and flexible hours including evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with main office.
  • Able to lift and carry cases approximately 25-50 lbs.
  • Must have problem-solving attitude and a drive to build relationships with key partners, distributors and retailers.

What’s In It for You?

  • Competitive starting base salary plus incentives, depending on skills & experience
  • Mileage reimbursement and expense account
  • Paid time off
  • Opportunity for advancement and to shape the future of Toby’s for someone that excels in an independent working situation

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: sales AT tobysfamilyfoods DOT com

Brand Ambassador for Toby’s Family Foods

Brand Ambassador & Demo Specialist

Toby’s Family Foods and Genesis Organic Juice are looking for brand ambassadors to bring our brands to life through customer sampling, events, influencer marketing, and activation of local assets. Your role would be to go into our retail stores for 3-4 hour shifts to sample, inform and educate people about the products and encourage sales. This is a part-time, ongoing contract position with opportunity for growth within the company.

We are looking for enthusiastic, personable and engaging people for demos and events who can share full product knowledge including brand messaging and functional benefits and understanding of how it is different from other products in the industry as well as retail purchase information.

Toby’s Family Foods and Genesis Organic Juice are growing sister companies, which requires a great deal of flexibility and adapting to change. You will be asked to wear many different hats, take initiative to get things done and exude a “can-do” attitude at all times.

We are currently looking for brand ambassadors in the Portland Metro Area, Seattle Metro Area, and in Northern California and Bay Area.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST:

  • Have your own car.
  • Have a cell phone with a camera.
  • Have a flexible schedule, especially with availability weekdays and weekends 10am-2pm or 3-7pm. Weekends are a must!
  • Have never-ending energy and enthusiasm.
  • Be a team player.
  • Have an interest in health, nutrition, and/or clean eating/green living.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Take information provided by sales & marketing team to determine store focus, ideal times, set goals, report on product changes, take initiative for creative demo set ups. Unique sampling opportunities (research & sales). Incentivize them to share product with their own communities and turn them into natural brand ambassadors.

  • Engage consumers, trade partners and the community through periodic in-store demos, events, and other sampling events within the assigned market to share our story, our passion and make people try our products.
  • Conduct store audits to ensure proper merchandising, tags in place and ample back stock of products.
  • Survey and document competition and new products in store.
  • Complete documentation of all store visit details including brand movement, pricing and distribution penetration.
  • Work hand in hand with our marketing team and distributors to forge relationships at store level to support merchandising and selling efforts within your assigned geography.
  • Build a strong line of communication and understanding with your assigned distributors, sales personnel, and company employees.
  • Maintain accuracy of product inventory and tracking as well as all field marketing assets.
  • Offer solutions and direction to best complete market goals as you see opportunities for improvement.
  • Stay in compliance with our attire guidelines at all times.
  • Seek opportunities to partner with like-minded companies to broaden the reach of consumers.
  • Identify and staff opportunities for future promotional events with key retailers and in assigned market.
  • Provide personal and consumer feedback with daily/weekly recap reports to area account manager.
  • Drive brand awareness as well as builds brand loyalty through field marketing activations, such as: guerrilla marketing, influencer drops, social media campaigns, seedings, supported events, etc.
  • Take every opportunity to share Genesis & Toby’s products through friends, family, social media, and passive sampling.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Remarkably outgoing personality — willing to talk to anyone at anytime
  • Passionate about natural/organic foods and beverages
  • Experience with sampling, merchandising, sales, and demo marketing is a plus
  • Ability to quickly set up, execute and tear down promotional items
  • Highly motivated to be a part of dynamic company with incredible products
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task while creatively and effectively solving problems
  • Enjoy face-to-face contact with consumers
  • Passion and dedication to the brand
  • Able to lift 25+ lbs.
  • Flexible schedule especially with weekends and weekdays 10am-2pm and 3-7pm

To apply, please email your resume to: Whitney Hoshaw whitney AT tobysfamilyfoods DOT com
Interested in working with us but have a different skill set? That’s ok. We’re always looking for passionate people to join our team. Contact us.

Now hiring at Toby's & Genesis

In-Store Product Promoters and Brand Ambassadors

Toby’s Family Foods & Genesis Organic Juice are looking for in-store product promoters and brand ambassadors. Your role would be to go into our retail stores for 3-4 hour shifts to sample, inform and educate people about the products and encourage sales. This is a part-time, ongoing contract position.We are looking for enthusiastic, personable and engaging people for demos and events who can share full product knowledge including brand messaging and functional benefits and understanding of how it is different from other products in the industry as well as retail purchase information.Despite adversity, fierce competition, and constant challenges, you are someone who always believes goals can be met, and stretches to make the impossible, possible.Toby’s Family Foods is a growing company, which requires a great deal of flexibility and adapting to change. If that kind of environment stresses you out, you might be happier somewhere else.We are currently looking for promoters in the Portland Metro Area, Seattle Metro Area, and in Northern California (San Francisco Bay Area).

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST:

  • Have your own car.
  • Have a cell phone with a camera.
  • Have a flexible schedule, especially with availability weekdays and weekends 10am-2pm or 3-7pm. Weekends are a must!
  • Have never-ending energy and enthusiasm
  • Be a team player
  • Have an interest in health, nutrition, sports or fitness

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Sample in various stores in your area and periodic local special events
  • Embrace, understand, and implement brand strategy
  • Help drive sales to retail
  • Maintain accuracy of product inventory and tracking
  • Engage consumers at all demos/events while executing specified sampling & promotional activities
  • Provide personal and consumer feedback with daily/weekly recap reports to area account manager
  • Bring materials to and from events
  • Maintain accuracy of product inventory and all field marketing assets
  • Suggest opportunities for future promotional events
  • Offer solutions and direction to best complete market goals as you see opportunities for improvement
  • Take every opportunity to share Genesis & Toby’s products through friends, family, social media, and passive sampling.
  • Stay in compliance with our attire guidelines at all times

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Remarkably outgoing personality — willing to talk to anyone at anytime
  • Experience with sampling and demo marketing is a plus
  • Ability to quickly set up, execute and tear down promotional items
  • Highly motivated to be a part of dynamic company with incredible products
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task while creatively and effectively solving problems
  • Enjoy face-to-face contact with consumers
  • Passion and dedication to the brand
  • Able to lift 25+ lbs.
  • Flexible schedule especially with weekends and weekdays 10am-2pm and 3-7pm

Interested in working with us but have a different skill set? That’s ok. We’re always looking for passionate people to join our team. Contact us.

To apply, send your resume and letter of interest to hayley AT tobysfamilyfoods DOT com

Job Type:
Contract
Required experience:
sampling and demo marketing: 1 year
Required license or certification:
Drivers License

Now Hiring: Sales Representative

Toby’s Family Foods and Genesis Organic Juice is seeking a sales representative to join our growing team to take responsibility for sales and merchandising activities in the Pacific Northwest with occasional work in the Bay Area.

Our sales representative will visit stores in the region 4 days a week building upon existing relationships to maximize sales and meet profit targets. This position requires someone who is self-motivated, able to work independently, collaboratively and remotely, with very good communication, organization and interpersonal skills.

Important attributes include your willingness and ability to maintain open communications with the central office, and:

  • A minimum of 2-3 years experience in the natural/organic channel with strong preference to candidates with experience in the refrigerated/perishable category.

  • A proven track record of sales experience & achievement.

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills — both written and verbal.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (excel, word, and PowerPoint), Google Apps and some type of customer management/routing program.

  • Possessing a reliable car, and willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends when necessary.

  • Living in the designated region, preference in or near Portland, Oregon.

  • Able to lift and carry cases approximately 25-50 lbs.

 

Territory Sales Activities

  • Maintain route frequency to grow retail sales.

  • Educate/assist/inform retailer managers and their team about Toby’s and Genesis products, promotional events and programs.

  • Maintain schematic integrity or better and re-merchandise to retailer-mandated schematic compliance on all store calls as applicable.

  • Interact with consumers at shelf to secure brand loyalty of product lines by distributing coupons and consumer-specific marketing materials.

  • Assist/participate in retailers re-sets and or re-merchandising projects as needed including grand openings/re-models as requested by retailer.

  • Record in-store conditions pre/post service call to reflect positive merchandising impact.

  • Maintain all company provided equipment and material in acceptable working order and condition.

 

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to sales@tobysfamilyfoods.com

Now Hiring: Food production

How would you like to be part of our unique process? Interested in finding a job in food production, right here in the Eugene and Springfield area? We’re hiring for a food production team member here at Toby’s Family Foods and Genesis Organic Juice.

We are looking to add a team member to our production crew. Potential applicants should work well with others, enjoy a fast paced environment and have the ability to lift 40lbs regularly. A license and clean driving record is preferred.

We generally work Monday through Friday with standard and some swing shifts available. However, production demands will dictate the exact schedule.

Starting wage depends on experience and skill set.

Still interested?! We want to meet you!

Drop off your resume at our facility located at 1160 Shelley Street in Springfield, Oregon.

Now hiring at Toby's & Genesis

We’re hiring! Event and Marketing Intern

Are you passionate about working in the natural food world? Love getting out of the office, chatting with people, and planning events? Let us know!

Toby’s Family Foods and Genesis Juice are housed under the same roof in the Eugene, Oregon area. We’re looking for a passionate, creative, and driven person to join us as an events & marketing intern this summer. As a small, family-owned and operated company, you’ll be asked to wear many hats, take initiative and jump in running.

Requirements:

  • Passionate about natural/organic foods and beverages
  • Self-starter, resourceful, responsible and strong organizational skills
  • Energetic, outgoing, and excellent communication skills
  • Able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Driver’s license with own transportation
  • Weeknight and weekend work required 
  • Experience or demonstrated interested in food a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate local events and lead sampling and festivals
  • Internet, phone and/or on-site research to find and engage with potential event venues
  • Assist with record keeping, scheduling and other event-related tasks
  • Other admin/event planning tasks as needed, such as event promotions, coordinating with event volunteers, etc.
  • Engage consumers and the community through periodic in-store demos and events.
  • Assist in marketing related tasks, including: media outreach, social media marketing, website development, branding development, and more
  • Take every opportunity to share Genesis & Toby’s products through friends, family, social media, and passive sampling.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Possibility of future full-time or part-time employment after internship.

Please submit a resume and quickly tell us why you’re interested in the position. Include up to 2 work samples and/or a portfolio if available.

Will be accepting applications on a rolling basis, first applications will receive priority review. Email materials to whitney (AT) tobysfamilyfoods (DOT) com

Interested in working with us but have a different skill set? That’s ok. We’re always looking for passionate people to join our team. Contact us.