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Sales and Marketing interim assistant

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De la Gente | Ciudad Vieja, Guatemala
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De la Gente


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Published 13 days ago

March 31, 2020

The Sales and Marketing assistant is an unpaid internship position to support the business coffee side of DLG. The assistant supports our Account manager on sales efforts to acquire new clients in the US, Canada and Europe. And also supports our Marketing Coordinator for how DLG presents our organization, products and experiences to the world, primarily focused on telling the story of our coffee and partner farmers. This is an ideal opportunity for someone interested in social enterprise and coffee.

The Sales and Marketing assistant is an unpaid internship position to support the business coffee side of DLG. The assistant supports our Account manager on sales efforts to acquire new clients in the US, Canada and Europe. And also supports…

Details at a glance

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Benefits

Responsibilities

  • Generate and research leads of coffee roasters in target markets
  • Email or call leads to pitch DLG
  • Store leads and accounts data into a CRM system
  • Support on shipping samples to potential clients
  • Support to develop content for De la Gente’s social media
  • Visit farmers to document work in photos and stories for marketing materials
  • Support to conduct periodic market analysis on green coffee market in North America
  • Reports to the account manager and marketing coordinator

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Availability to work full-time in Guatemala for at least 2 months
  • Ability to support oneself financially for the duration of the internship
  • Experience interacting with clients and customer service
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with different timelines
  • Self-motivated and ability to take initiative; comfortable making cold calls and participating in sales activities
  • Written and spoken fluency in English and intermediate Spanish

Desirable

  • Familiarity with coffee and the coffee industry

We offer

  • The opportunity to learn about specialty coffee and direct trade business
  • The opportunity for professional and personal development
  • The opportunity to contribute to the development of innovative work improving the lives of coffee farmers.
  • The opportunity to build professional connections and network in international coffee markets
  • Opportunities to gain familiarity and experience in sales and marketing in the Coffee industry
  • Working hours Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 1 pm and from 2 to 5 pm.
  • Letters of recommendation

Responsibilities

  • Generate and research leads of coffee roasters in target markets
  • Email or call leads to pitch DLG
  • Store leads and accounts data into a CRM system
  • Support on…

How to Apply

To Apply: Please email your cover letter and résumé to jobs@dlgcoffee.org. The one-page cover letter should include information on past experience, your interest in this position, what you would bring to our team, and what you expect from this opportunity. Please put “Application for Sales and Marketing interim assistant [LASTNAME]” as the subject line of your email.

Application Deadline: January 31st, with applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

Start Date: Target date of February 3rd, or as otherwise agreed

To Apply: Please email your cover letter and résumé to jobs@dlgcoffee.org. The one-page cover letter should include information on past experience, your interest in this position…

Location

1 calle 1 Avenida "A" 1-49, Zona 6, Ciudad Vieja 3012, GT

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