Sales Operations Coordinator

Vital Farms

Vital Farms

Administration, Sales & Business Development, Operations
Remote
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

Finding the right place to grow your career isn’t (over) easy, so we’re here to help by sharing a few reasons why the grass is greener at Vital Farms. We think you’ll appreciate our focus on Conscious Capitalism, which drives business decisions that benefit all our stakeholders (leading to even better business results). You might be drawn to our innovative approach and refusal to settle for the “way things have always been done.” Or you could find it exciting to grow your skills while working for an industry-leading brand. Whether you’re into our values, our brand, or our egg-cellent puns, we hope you’ll join our Crew and help us change the world 108 square feet at a time!

Your Role:

Reporting to the Director of Distribution, the Sales Operations Coordinator will be responsible for supporting our sales crew with materials, administrative duties, and organization. The Sales Coordinator will be a key contributor to the sales organization, and will be charged with coordinating trade shows, developing/managing sales materials, and communicating cross-functionally to accomplish these projects effectively and efficiently. The ideal person for this role has an eye for the details, extremely organized, can multitask multiple projects, and is an excellent communicator.

What You’ll Do:

Trade Show & Events Management (~40%)

  • Own organization and planning for all trade shows and other sales events including schedules, accommodations, activities, food and beverage orders, etc.
  • Maintain a database of dates and budgets for all trade shows and sales events
  • Manage crew communications and lead our crew at trade shows.
  • Prepare all trade show materials including packaging, mailing, and set-up
  • Collaborate with marketing team to ensure trade show goals align with brand objectives
  • Attend trade shows and events as necessary
  • Manage post trade show communication follow-ups
  • Plan and coordinate Sales National Meetings and quarterly Leadership meetings

Administrative Support (~60%)

  • Create annual SG&A budget and maintain reconciliation of the full Sales team budget
  • Maintain product and image databases
  • Develop printed materials & swag giveaways in collaboration with the marketing department
  • Ensuring sales team & brokers have samples, coupons, materials, and swag needed for sales, innovation launches, and shows
  • Support shopper marketing through coupon creation
  • Maintain customer price lists
  • Assist with setting up new customers.
  • Support the Sales Team with various tasks.
  • Assist with various KPI shipment reports

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Passion for ethical and nutritious food and purpose-driven brands
  • 0-2 years of experience as a Sales Coordinator, Event Management or in other Administrative Positions
  • BS/BA in business administration or relevant field preferred
  • MS Office skills with Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, basic Excel
  • Product Database experience preferred – 1WorldSync, IX-One, Syndigo, Nielsen Brandbank
  • Ability to travel 20+% of the time including some weekends
  • Well-organized and responsible with an aptitude in problem-solving
  • Excellent communicator with a knack for disseminating details
  • A team player with high level of dedication and ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Help create solutions when problems arise.
  • You’re no hero – You know the power of teamwork and celebrate the work of others before your own.
  • You give a sh*t – You believe in acting like an owner and making Vital Farms a place to be proud of.
  • You raise the standards – You know growth can be hard, but you strive to improve yourself and others each day.
  • You can walk in someone else’s boots – You seek to understand other’s viewpoints and think that you get to better answers by sitting on the same side of the table.
  • You don’t walk on eggshells – You’re not afraid to leave the bullsh*t behind and have honest conversations.

What’s in it for You:

  • A fast-paced, energetic, remote environment with passionate people who are leading a movement to bring ethically produced food to the table.
  • Competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Paid Parental Leave, just to name a few).
  • Company-wide bonus program; when we succeed together, we celebrate together.
  • Generous retirement contributions: 401(k) + 3% Contribution from Day 1.
  • Free eggs and butter, along with friends and family discounts.
  • Fun team SWAG that will make you the talk of the town.
  • Professional development opportunities and an amazing team dedicated to your growth.

Who We Are:

Vital Farms, a Certified B Corporation, offers a range of ethically produced foods nationwide. Started on a single farm in Austin, Texas, in 2007, Vital Farms became a national consumer brand that works with over 300 family farms and is the leading U.S. brand of pasture-raised eggs by retail dollar sales. Vital Farms’ products, including shell eggs, butter, hard-boiled eggs, and liquid whole eggs, are sold in over 24,000 stores nationwide. Vital Farms’ ethics are exemplified by its focus on the humane treatment of farm animals and sustainable farming practices. In addition, as a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, Vital Farms prioritizes the long-term benefits of each of its stakeholders, including farmers and suppliers, customers and consumers, communities and the environment, crew members, and stockholders. In short, we exist to improve the lives of people, animals, and our planet through food.

Next Steps:
Shortly after you complete your application, you'll receive a follow-up email elaborating on any potential next steps in our process. If you don't immediately receive said follow-up email, we would highly encourage you to check your spam filter!

In order to fulfill Vital Farms mission to “bring ethically produced food to the table,” we seek to build teams that leverage diverse perspectives to create a welcoming and innovative environment that is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.

To that end, we make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Vital Farms does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender and gender identity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Notification to Agencies:
**Vital Farms is not accepting unsolicited third-party recruitment agencies in the hiring process for this role. If you are a potential candidate interested in a role with Vital Farms, please submit an application directly. If you have any questions about the application process or the role itself, please reach out to a member of our Talent Acquisition team at careers@vitalfarms.com .