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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title Product Demo Staff Member (Marketing and Outreach)
Type of job Casual
Job status Permanent
Last update Nov 2018
Closing Date January 30th 2018

 

About Equifruit

Equifruit is a Canadian-based fruit company that primarily imports Fairtrade and Organic bananas which are sold to a number of retailer partners across Ontario and Quebec. We pride ourselves on being Canada’s most equitable source for Fairtrade bananas and do frequent public outreach to articulate the impact to our customers.

 

Job Summary

Reporting to the Marketing and Outreach Co-ordinator the demo staff will focus on providing a fun, energetic, engaging and educational experience at various retail pop-ups, campus events and/or trade shows. Demo staff may also be called upon to give presentations on fair trade bananas to a variety of audiences.

 

Primary responsibilities 

  1. Product Demonstration (100%)
    • Represent Equifruit at Ontario trade shows, retail pop ups, campus / high school events (Guelph Organic, Green Living, Buy Good, Feel Good)
    • Provide a fun, energetic and educational experience for a variety of audiences
    • Have a sales-oriented mind-set when expressing the value of our product
    • Identify key opportunities and relay that information to the Ontario Marketing Co-ordinator
    • Collect photos / videos of event when necessary

 

Requirements

Relevant Experience

  • Previous sales, outreach or demo experience
  • Knowledge of Fairtrade and Organic Certification
  • Relevant education in sustainability, international development, sales and marketing an asset*

 

Aptitudes & Personal Characteristics

  • Fun, energetic, approachable personality
  • Ability to work independently, with little supervision
  • Well organized and good communication skills
  • Outgoing and comfortable approaching customers
  • Passion for sustainability (particularly Fairtrade)
  • Available to work outside regular business hours (for trade shows & community events)
  • Able to travel in GTA Kingston – London, Ontario corridor
  • Car an asset*
  • French an asset*

Pease email: madison.hopper@equifruit.com with your resume and a short cover letter.


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