Join Our Team

April 17, 2015
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Edible Richmond is looking to expand its team within the capital city and surrounding communities. This is an ideal opportunity for candidates who are passionate about the local food community.

We are currently looking for:
• Sales Associates

• Web Intern
 


SALES ASSOCIATES

We are a mission-based, bi-monthly publication that focuses on local and sustainable food. Our mission is to educate and encourage the purchase and consumption of locally produced food and beverages. This is currently a fast growing niche market segment.

We are looking for motivated and qualified Advertising Sales Representative with at least 3 years of outside ad sales experience to join our sales team for print and online.  This is a commission only position. The commission plan is very generous and has an opportunity for bonuses. Developing new business is a priority.

Candidate will need to cold call and pursue sales opportunities and account development. Must be able to manage accounts after closing and have a proven track record for attracting and retaining business. Ability to make solid presentations, negotiate contracts and close deals. In addition to having excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, and good follow-through, the ideal candidate will be self-motivated and highly goal-oriented in order to achieve sales targets.

You will be responsible for all aspects of the sale from the initial call and closing the sale through making sure ad materials are received/created and coordinating with the designer to make sure everything is in place for the ad to run in the magazine. We do all the billing and collections.

Preferred candidates will have:

  • at least 3 years of advertising sales experience (a must)
  • cold calling experience and solid presentation skills
  • must be self-starter and be entrepreneurial in spirit
  • the ability to build relationships effectively
  • must be able to work independently in a home office
  • be computer proficient with a broadband internet connection
  • complete reports to update sales management on account activity and emerging new opportunities
  • might involve regional travel

Please submit cover letter and resume to info@ediblerichmond.com. Please no phone calls. 
 

WEB INTERN 

Edible Richmond seeks a motivated and food-loving web intern to help populate, maintain and update our website. Must be familiar with web hosting and development platforms like Druple. This is an exciting opportunity for an advanced high-school senior, college student or post-graduate looking for flexible hours with with an entrepreneurial, fast-moving food-centric publication. This is a non-paid position, our established internship program is structured to offer school credit or other considerations for time worked. 

Interns must be: 

  • Familiar with web development platforms, Druple is a plus. 
  • Able to occasionally source free or stock images. 
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently. 
  • Familiar with editing software including Microsoft Office and Google Docs. 
  • Available for occasional in-person meetings in the Richmond area. 

Please submit cover letter and resume to info@ediblerichmond.com. Please no phone calls. 

Article from Edible Richmond at http://ediblerichmond.ediblecommunities.com/about-us/join-our-team
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