Purity Organic is a pioneer in the organic fruit and juice market in the United States. Headquartered in San Francisco, our fast-growing bottled juice company allows entrepreneurial, creative, hands-on employees to make a significant impact. In Los Angeles, Purity Organic is distributed direct to warehouse (Vons, Pavillion, (in PA), ) and through Direct-Store-Distributor (DSD) to accounts including Gelsons, Famima, UCLA campus, The Getty, etc.
Working closely with our SoCal rep based in LA, the successful candidate for the summer intern position would gain experience in the rapidly expanding organic food and bev industry by:
- Establishing and building relationships and distribution with existing and new retailers, cafes, restaurants, etc.
- Educating consumers about Purity Organic at local events and in-store sampling
- Merchandizing at a variety of retailers
- Thinking of creative ways to create buzz about Purity Organic in the local market
This is a full time position, 35 – 40 hours/week which will occasionally include evenings and weekends beginning mid-May.
The ideal candidate resides within 20 miles of Los Angeles and will travel throughout the West Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice Beach area as well as other areas of LA regularly. Compensation will be provided according to experience and will include reimbursement for travel expenses (car, etc.) and phone.
- Organic/natural food or beverage experience a definite plus
- Must be organized and a self-starter
- Ability to clearly communicate (written & oral) with a variety of people from large retail store managers to customers at events.
- Ability to attract a wide-variety of people to the Purity Organic brand via an engaging personality
- Reliable access to a car, with driver’s license and safe driving record
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Not required, but a plus:
- Experience working at events, in-store demos, sales, and/or merchandizing
- Familiar with West Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice area
- Knowledge of Salesforce.com
If you think you could be the next Purity Organic rockstar intern, apply today. For more, including insider info about Purity Organic, check out our lively Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/PurityOrganic and our website at www.purityorganic.com.
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