Sales & Business Development representative (Food Service)

Seamore might just be Europe’s hottest (or coolest) food startup. Our small company has managed to do what no one has done before: to get (normal) people to eat seaweed as an everyday food. After proving the point that it could be done we’re now ready to get the whole world to taste and embrace the future of tasty, healthy & sustainable food. And that requires seriously skilled, outrageously talented, menacingly motivated, humongously hungry Sales Power. 

SEA the Numbers

  • 8 countries
  • 1000: retail POSs
  • 100: Ho.Re.Ca locations
  • 1.000.000: portions of seaweed brought onto people’s plates
  • 5: seaweirdos at the office
  • 4: nationalities in the team
  • 12: awards for taste, innovation and sustainability
SEA your mission
 
 As our Sales & Business Development Representative, you will be vital to drive and realise the potential of the food service channel. You will:
  • Research, qualify and generate new leads in multiple markets
  • Build and maintain relationships with current customers (i.e. catering companies) and wholesalers
  • Gather insights on product’s perception and use from location managers, restaurant owners and chefs
  • Finetune the perfect product pitch and customize it according to the customer
  • Develop and monitor KPIs
  • Maintain a database of current and potential customers in the CRM system
  • Work closely with the marketing team to create customised content
  • Do any necessary administrative work including filing reports and forms
  • Identify bottlenecks and suggest sales process improvements
 
SEA who you are
 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in sales/business development
  • Experience in a fast-moving, smaller company
  • Experience in the food service channel
  • Demonstrated success in selling an innovation
  • Identified, landed, managed key accounts
  • Created, managed business development efforts
  • Experience with price positioning and portfolio management
  • A network in the world of food, created opportunities for collaborations
  • Hands-on, make it happen, gutsy, dive in, streetwise
  • Systemic, structured, follows a plan
  • Optimistic, unstoppable & stress-resistant
  • Realistic, knows when to quit a path, pivot and try again
  • Eager to always learn, ask help when stuck and leverage external resources
  • Curious, always looking for an opportunity to learn, grow and give/receive feedback
  • A lover of food, cooking, will eat seaweed from breakfast to midnight snack
  • Fluent Dutch and English, bonus for other languages
 
SEA what you get
 
  • An opportunity to create a revolution and write history
  • Fair compensation for the value you bring
  • Unlimited space to grow, learn, create
  • An opportunity to share in the success of the company
  • A cool Amsterdam office with a highly motivated team of seaweirdos
  • As much seaweed as you like!
 
To apply for this position, send an email to [email protected] ; don´t forget to attach your CV and cover letter.