Who Are we:
We are lovers of style, design and eating well. It’s from this love that the inspiration for the café at Thirty Six knots was born. Offering a unique sanctuary from the bustling city, the multi-space café fuses a striking and clean aesthetic with the feel of a stylish home. We have created an environment where our guests can be relaxed and inspired in an immersive and innovative café and retail space
We are looking for someone who loves engaging in conversation and meeting new people. An enthusiastic sales driven professional who can represent our brand.
The Sales and Marketing Intern is responsible for staying current on all industry trends and employing this knowledge when serving guests with friendly, individualized attention towards each guest.
We are looking for an enthusiastic sales and marketing Intern who is passionate about driving business forward. The B2B Sales associate will play an active role in selling and developing accounts within the B2B Commercial sales team. He / she will achieve their sales objectives through effective planning, goal setting, cold calling, prospecting, developing quotes, presenting for Hospitality and restaurant companies. Reporting to the Sales Director, this successful candidate will also help deliver sales through other developing trade channels.
This is a contract role with possibility of extension.
Drive B2B commercial market share growth with a focus on premium and luxury hospitality brands that use customized uniforms for their staff.
Set targets, performance objectives, in cooperation with the Director of Sales.
Analyze sales data for the market and develop plans to address and sell to any gaps.
Work with Director to create innovative programs for upselling and implement innovative go-to-market strategies in an effort to solicit more sales opportunities.
Create, input, format and update a variety of projects and reports.
Regular and clear communication with manager and internal and external team members on status of assigned project(s)
Training within the sales department and related departments to gain understanding of workflows and business needs in the company
Research hospitality groups, restaurants and other Companies to:
1. Discover the type of brand they want to represent.
2. Estimate staff requirements and turnover (to forecast requirements)
3. Research upcoming projects they are working on (new locations/brands/changes in brands)
4. Research key contacts and decision makers
Daily Activities will include:
Cold calling and prospecting to generate leads, set up and pitch company profile for sales presentation and get key contact names and details (goal of at least 10-15 appointments every week)
Develop sales presentations for presentation to prospects.
Resolve any customer issues and customer complaints developing solutions and making recommendations to management.
New business development in harmony with divisional goals
Desired Skills and Experience
Enrolled in Business program relating to Sales, Marketing, Business development, Supply chain management
To succeed in this role, the candidate must possess the following combination of education, experience and skills:
Competency in computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Competency in sales tracking, data mining and cold calling is an advantage
Retail Store and hospitality management experience are important skills.
Preferably 2-5 years’ (In GTA) experience in B2B, outside sales and preparing proposals and contracts.
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, in multiple languages is considered an asset.
Organizational and time-management skills.
Passion for Fashion Design is an asset
Term: Part time
Hours: 20-30 hours per week
Type: on site- 267 Niagara Street, Toronto and 1212 Yonge Street
Pay rate: 17-20 / hour (depending on Experience)
Extension possibility: Yes
Why join us:
36 Knots recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of our company is to promote individual employee's sense of accomplishment and contribution so that employees enjoy their association with 36 Knots .
We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, health care, a progressive and challenging workplace and a commitment to teamwork and integrity.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment:
36 Knots is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. 36 Knots encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.