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Sales & Support Intern

 

Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018

 

Company

 

Farm’d is a community marketplace, connecting buyers and sellers, empowering a more transparent, sustainable system for locally sourced fresh food.  Well-funded and working out of the Atlanta Tech Village, Farm’d is working towards a better food system every day.

 

Mandate

 

Working with our award-winning sales team, this internship digs deep into the complexity of sales research, introductions, cold calling, sales proposals, and closes.  Working directly alongside top-tier sales experts, you’ll be learning and contributing to growing our marketplace all summer long.

 

Working over the summer at our Buckhead office,  2 days a week, with an additional three days a week on the road, visiting kitchens, farmers and every part of the supply chain in between.


 

Core Responsibilities

 

  • Researching prospective users to learn how to sell successfully to their needs.

  • Preparing proposals for sales meetings, and riding along with our sales experts in closing awesome users all over Georgia.

  • Keeping close notes on user interactions to continuously improve our sales efforts.

  • Creating processes to make our whole sales team even more effective.

You Are...

 

  • Charming and charismatic.  You can win an argument with someone and leave them thinking that you’re awesome.

  • Curious.  You believe that a successful day means you’ve learned something at work.

  • Analytical.  You’re fearless in the face of an excel spreadsheet, and like solving problems with data.

  • Experienced in customer service, troubleshooting and other activity that requires patience, empathy, and positivity.

  • The most organized person you know.  You can execute on multiple projects at once, and you know how to drive them forward from your own desire to see them succeed.

  • Passionate about food and farming.

  • A high school graduate or equivalent.

  • Licensed to drive in the state of Georgia.

 

Perks

 

  • High level access to the startup experience, 1:1 meetings with our top leadership, and mentorship from an award-winning sales team.

  • Free drinks, snacks, weekly team lunches, tons of amazing events and startup learning opportunities.  Free beer on tap if you’re of age.

  • Opportunity to tour some of the most beautiful farms in Georgia, and have the chance to “shake the hands who feed us”.


 

Applications

 

  • Compensation package is competitive with the Atlanta marketplace.

  • Responsibilities may require an adjusted work schedule and evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines or to schedule events.

  • Farm'd is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/orientation, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status.


 

Please direct all resumes and inquiries to  internships@farmd.com.



 

Thanks,

 

The Farm’d team