Vafels is hiring!
We're looking for an Account Executive to join our team in the Boulder area. Remote applicants will be considered if you prove to be a good fit for Vafels.
Vafels is a rapidly growing food startup that offers plant-based versions of European-style wafels. We are committed to offering the highest quality plant-based foods made with ethically conscious and environmentally sustainable ingredients to field the human body.
- Identify and prospect potential clients, including cafés, grocery stores, food service locations, outdoor lifestyle stores and other vendors.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and new clients.
- Coordinate product samples to qualified leads where applicable.
- Develop and execute sales strategies to meet and exceed sales goals.
- Close deals and generate revenue.
- Provide ongoing account management to ensure customer satisfaction and retention.
- Collaborate with marketing and operations teams to ensure successful product launches and promotions.
- Keep accurate and up-to-date records of sales activities and client interactions.
- Proven experience as an Account Executive or similar role in the food industry.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
- Self-starter with a passion for food and sustainability.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced startup environment.
- Must have a valid driver's license and access to a vehicle for transportation.
- Availability to work weekends and occasional evenings.
This is a commission-only position. The commission structure is based on a percentage of sales generated by the account executive.
- Opportunity to work with a dynamic and passionate team in a growing startup.
- Chance to make a significant impact on the growth of a sustainable food brand.
- Ability to learn and grow in a supportive and collaborative work environment.
- Be part of our mission to make delicious and sustainable food accessible to everyone and create a positive impact on our planet.
If you are a results-driven Account Executive with a passion for sustainability and food, and you thrive in a commission-based compensation structure, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Account Executive” in the Subject.