Field Marketing Manager

Maia Yogurt is an exciting new Greek Yogurt startup company our Founder created on his NYC apartment stove.  Consumers have fallen in love with our deliciously nutritious product and we have grown significantly from our humble beginnings to several states and top retailers across the country like Whole Foods and the Fresh Market.  Check us out on Bloomberg TV! http://bloom.bg/1fb610T

We are looking to hire an outgoing, confident, and passionate Field Marketing Manager to recruit and manage an engaged and enthusiastic brand ambassador team.  Your team will be responsible for promoting Maia at retail to drive consumer awareness, trial, purchase, excitement and loyalty.  The Field Marketing Manager will be responsible for leading the entire operation from soup (err, rather, yogurt) to nuts – strategic planning, budgeting recruiting, training, hiring, managing, and reporting.

Your primary responsibilities include:

  1. Recruit top talent to be the face of our brand and sample, promote and sell product at retail

  2. Train, hire and onboard brand ambassador team

  3. Develop positive relationships with key retail partners

  4. Plan strategic retail activation given evolving budgetary and distribution constraints (this is a startup, things change quickly)

  5. Manage and motivate brand ambassador team

  6. Evaluate performance, provide key market insights, and identify opportunities for improvement

  7. Effectively manage budget and performance to maximize ROI across the entire system

Qualifications:

  1. Excellent communications skills

  2. Results and detail oriented

  3. Well organized and efficient

  4. Professional and respectful

  5. Both a collaborative team player and independent worker when situation requires

  6. Comfortable working in a dynamic, startup/small business setting

  7. Leadership/management experience a plus

  8. Passionate about health, wellness, nutrition, natural foods, and small business a plus

  9. Multilingual a plus

  10. Vehicle a plus

  11. Prior brand ambassador experience a plus

  12. Hungry to grow a socially focused company, make a positive difference in the world, and get your hands dirty doing whatever it takes to build the next great brand

If interested, please email your resume and a short paragraph on your favorite small business to jobs@maiayogurt.com.  We’re very excited to hire a new member of our team and look forward to hearing from you!

**opportunity for advancement**

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