Full Time Partnerships/Sales Manager
(NYC based)

Thirsty for change? Join us in creating a life changing wellness brand. 


At The Qi, we’re a small and mighty team with HUGE ambitions. Rooted in time-honored Eastern holistic healing wisdom we are creating a life changing wellness brand through a daily cup of flower sipping ritual. Drink flowers. Be well. 

Since launching in 2019 we have seen a cult following while being featured in Bon Appetite, Forbes, Vogue, New York Times, Well and Good, Food & Wine, The Cut, Allure and more.  We’re looking for a Dynamic Rockstar Sales/Marketing Manager who will be the key role to help unlock aligned distribution channels.


YOU MATTER. As a small team, everything you do matters and will have a big impact on how we grow, build and shape our company and our world at large. We strive to be the best company you are ever a part of because we are on a mission to create a better world.  To support, inspire, and up lift each other. To create incredible products experiences that improve people's lives. 

BENEFITS: This role comes with loads of room to grow, performance bonuses and opportunity for equity of the company after initial try out period. $50K base + unlimited commission. Flexible and hybrid (remote + in person) working environment, employee discounts to all The Qi products, birthday celebrations, fun team events, and more! 

 

YOU WILL own the customer experience in four verticals including Corporate Gifting, Hotels/resorts, Wellness Centers/spas, and Speciality Retail. Help design, implement, and maintain the flower tea programs for these verticals.

YOU ARE self-motivated, able to develop trusting relationships, and most importantly is a team leader with a “roll-up your sleeves” mentality. Passionate about tea, flowers, wellness, and helping others.


Things you’ll work on, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and qualify prospective outbound wholesale partners, adding new qualified business. Build relationships to produce win-win outcomes for our wholesale partners and us.

  • Actively prospecting and consulting new and existing partners to create or maintain consistent high quality flower tea ritual programs.

  • Qualify all incoming leads in a prompt and professional manner. Follow up accordingly.

  • Work closely with the team to develop and implement a high growth diversified sales strategy.

  • Own the onboarding process and experience from beginning to end for new wholesale clients. Provide comprehensive hands-on training, product presentations, and continuing education for groups of all sizes.

  • Manage a portfolio of OG accounts and new ones, allocating company resources appropriately to fulfill the clients’ needs.

  • Participate in related events including trade shows, popups, wellness and tea events to understand industry trends and connect with other industry peers.

  • Work with the team to create marketing materials, displays, and campaigns to help our wholesale partners to succeed.

 

Qualifications:

  • A self-starter, a quick learner, and have the ability to efficiently manage various responsibilities while work in a collaborative environment.

  • 1-3 years of sales leadership experience in specialty food and beverage, wellness/selfcare or a related industry is a must.

  • Passionate about teas, wellness, and hospitality

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Enjoys building long term relationships with others

  • Eagerness to grow

  • Experience with Microsoft and google suite (excel, word, powerpoint or equivalents)

  • Occasionally work non-traditional hours and weekends when we have trade shows, events and popups

  • This is a hybrid role - must be based in the NYC area and is available to work in-person in Flatiron 2 days a week while the rest of the time working remotely

Join us. Let’s blossom and change lives together.

To apply: Email us why you'd be a good fit + how did you land your most successful sale to career@the-qi.com



DIGITAL MARKETING INTERNSHIP

The Qi's Marketing intern will be involved in all aspects of the project management and creative process. This ranges from concepts to content creation — all while learning about the inner workings of small businesses and developing skills for a career in digital marketing.

You'll work closely with our founder, Lisa, to gather market research and analytics to help develop campaign ideas, social media campaigns across Instagram & Tiktok, email marketing, SEO/Blogging and more.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
+ Gather marketing research 
+ Research marketing trends, new releases and best practices
+ Assist with organizing marketing assets as they arrive from partners  and collaborators
+ Participate in internal marketing meetings and take detailed notes
+ Prepare files for delivery to execute creative content
+ Assist in the planning of the marketing calendar
+ Support in daily marketing tasks
+ Assist with in-house photo shoots (when we have them)
+ Work with Lisa to brainstorm digital campaigns and activation ideas
+ Opportunities to learn & assist with graphic design or copywriting work, if desired. (optional)
+ Write your own blog posts The Qi Journal
 
    QUALIFICIATIONS
    + Proactive and organized
    + Initiative and willingness to take on new challenges / learn new skills
    + Thrives in small business, creative environment
    + Familiarity with Google Suite, MS Office, IG, Tiktok, Pinterest and other marketing channels and platforms
    + Familiarity or willingness to learn marketing computer software and online applications (Klaviyo & Grin)
    + Passion for the marketing industry and its best practice
    + Working towards a BA or BS degree, or equivalent work experience
    + Knowledge of Adobe Suite in a plus  

    To apply: email your resume, why you'd be a good fit, and your fav food/bev brand to career@the-qi.com with subject: I love digital marketing