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Sales Consultant

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Work type: Permanent
Location: VIC - Metro
Categories: Sales & Fundraising

Are you excited and passionate about coffee? Grow your career in this unique sales role

The National Sales Consultant role is responsible for customer acquisition, sales growth and account management for Little Things Coffee, a social enterprise that sources specialty grade, ethically sourced, small-batch roasted coffee with all profits going toward funding World Vision’s vital community development and emergency relief work for over 100 million people worldwide.

Little Things Coffee encompasses both retail and wholesale businesses, its café found at Blackburn in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Reporting to the Head of Social Enterprise, this opportunity calls for a proven BDM with a passion and knowledge of the coffee industry and a high business-ethos alignment – being capable of communicating the entire value proposition that this strong brand has to offer.

Little Things Coffee

Expectations and Selection Criteria

Some of the key responsibilities that the successful candidate would be expected to deliver, would include:

  • Development and delivery of a Sales and Distribution strategy
  • High degree of new business development appetite - proactive relationship building with relevant industry stakeholders and a keen eye for recognising strategic alliances
  • A disciplined and organised approach to account management and CRM usage, being accountable for how best to manage the portfolio of clients/partners
  • Coffee knowledge... a passion and interest for the industry will strengthen your ability to understand clients and build key relationships
  • Superior sales skills with a proven sales record, demonstration of existing distribution networks also being highly favourable
  • Business ethos and values alignment with our mission and purpose!

This permanent full-time position comes at an exciting time alongside strong retail growth for the Little Things Coffee brand. Be part of the beginning of an exciting new journey for World Vision Australia.

What Success Looks Like?

You excel working in an ever-changing environment and you love forming strong relationships, which let you effectively engage with stakeholders and to perform at peak.  You are a subject matter expert and can collaborate and influence with senior stakeholders to deliver the desired outcome. 

Having a proactive and fresh approach, you can overcome any obstacles that may come your way. Your energy is infectious, showcasing the passion you can bring to our organisation.

Why Should You Apply?

  • We collaborate in a high performing and professional culture, committed to one common goal; the fight against global poverty, its causes and making a real difference in the world
  • We build brighter futures for vulnerable children and seeking to empower the world's poorest people.
  • Our people have access to professional development programs that include on-the-job learning, e-learning, workshops, forums, leadership development and internal mobility
  • We challenge vertical thinking and ask for horizontal perspective and implications
  • We believe in timely truth telling that seeks to understand as well as be understood, our conversation is always full of grace and authenticity
  • Together, we achieve organisational outcomes
  • Competitive salary and flexible salary packaging scheme

Why World Vision?

World Vision is a worldwide community development organisation that provides short-term and long-term assistance to 100 million people worldwide (including 2.4 million children).

We have more than 45,000 staff members working in 96 countries. For six decades, World Vision has been engaging people to work towards eliminating poverty and its causes.

Our vision for every child: Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart: the will to make it so.

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World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan


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