Sales/Biz Dev Manager (NYC area 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, a $2,000/month base pay + unlimited commission for the 1st three trial months, with the opportunity of transitioning into a full time role there after. 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 healthy sell through/re order rates 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.
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 how did you landed your most successful sale, 10 stores you think would be a good fit to carry our products and how you plan on getting us in them to email@example.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.
To apply: email your resume, why you'd be a good fit, and your fav food/bev brand to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: I love digital marketing