Vegancuts Inc. Remote (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
Jan 24, 2020Full time
Vegancuts is a thriving e-commerce subscription business that offers a monthly Snack Box, Beauty Box and quarterly Makeup Box. It’s the longest standing all vegan subscription service, and is known for amazing boxes coupled with genuine customer service, having recently won the 2020 Newsweek Magazine Best Customer Service award. Vegancuts is also composed of a stellar Team that is intent on supporting each other and nurturing individual growth. We're seeking a real expert in procurement as well as the vegan food products space to manage the curation of our snack subscription boxes. This is a part procurement, part marketing full-time Contractor role that will afford the flexibility of working remotely from any US/Canada location. Our dream candidate has significant history working with procurement of food products, deep insight into the vegan lifestyle and nutrition, expert negotiation skills, and adeptness with writing. You’ll have the chance to touch the experience of thousands who receive boxes every month in this important role. Did we basically just describe you? If yes, keep reading... You absolutely must have: 1. In the vegan space, knowledge of: a) Niche and mainstream food/snack brands b) Product ingredients and what ingredients are considered vegan. c) Nutrition, health and diet. d) Consumer trends and taste profiles in the vegan demographic. 2. Procurement and soft skills: a) Extensive practical experience with negotiation and associated best practices, as well as building and maintaining relationships with a long-term mindset. b) Comfortable with making informal or formal videos on product usage and answering customer questions. c) A skillful command of written English: with writing marketing copy for food/snacks as well as writing SEO-friendly blog articles on vegan food and nutrition topics. d) A natural tendency of being detail oriented and skill with organization/planning e) Comfort with data analysis and reporting with Microsoft Excel f) A willingness and ability to learn new things quickly. Being a startup company, this role will evolve and grow over time. 3. Ability to travel and represent Vegancuts at conferences and expositions. Bonus points if you have experience with: a) Experience in understanding and interpreting contractual language b) Working from home (or at least working with minimal supervision) c) Online collaboration tools like Skype, Google Drive / Docs / Forms, Dropbox, etc. d) Strong points for loving animals enough not to eat them How to Apply If this description sounds right up your alley and you meet all of the requirements listed above, please apply by sending a cover letter which contains the following info to our team: 1. Brief summary of your work experience with procurement as well as with negotiation. 2. A link to any article that you have written, or paste an excerpt here. 3. A link to a video introducing yourself and summarizing your experience in 1-3 minutes (no fancy editing required). It can be hosted on Google Drive, Dropbox or posted as a private YouTube video. 4. Your resume. Pro-tip: There’s a real person reading each application rather than a robot inbox. Make it short, sweet, and personal!