:mega:  A bit about the role:

We are looking for a Regional Sales Manager based in Dublin to join our Direct (field) Sales team. This role involves leading a team of sales reps (or Brand Ambassadors as we call them) who attend hundreds of events, trade shows and exhibitions throughout the year introducing potential customers to Butternut Box. The role will involve growing your own sales team based out of Dublin, who will cover the entire Republic of, and Northern Ireland region - whilst reporting directly into the Head of Sales based out of London.

You should expect to be target orientated, with a hunger to exceed your weekly, quarterly and annual goals and the desire to grow into a people management position. Your role will require you to lead from the front, selling in the field on a weekly basis whilst your team grows, prior to you creating a structure of trusted supervisors to allow you to step out of the field after 6 months. With that in mind, you should also see yourself as a natural & excellent salesperson, with an eye for identifying other top sellers & how to develop and train them as well. This role will suit you if you're entrepreneurial, ambitious and you love speaking to potential customers. 

:mega:  In your first 6 months at Butternut you will:
  • Learn about Butternut’s story, mission and wider team org structure
  • Form strong relationships and build trust within your existing team of brand ambassadors
  • Embed yourself into the culture of your Brand Ambassador Team, and then start to add to it as well
  • Work with our sales recruiter to hire, onboard and train new brand ambassadors into your team
  • Start making your own personal sales by regularly attending shows alongside your team (note that these can fall on weekends)
  • Learn how we track targets and measure cost per acquisition and start to practice these processes yourself
  • Form cross department relationships within Butternut (e.g. the events team)
  • Spend time in our London office with our other Sales Managers

👋  A bit about you. 

  • Experience with face to face, field or direct sales (bonus points if you’ve worked in the dog food industry before!)
  • Ready to take a step into sales leadership
  • A full driving licence
  • Confident and ambitious with a ‘let’s get it done’ attitude.
  • Able to commit to weekend event work for at least 6 months (with equivalent days off during the week in return)
  • Experience working in the Irish events / sales market and good understanding of creating compelling pitches for consumers
  • Fantastic interpersonal skills where you feel comfortable talking to all members of the internal business and customers
  • You remain calm under pressure, and are someone the team looks too for advice when times get tough.
  • Huge dog lover of course!

🐶 A bit about us. 

At Butternut, we put the food back into dog food. We believe dogs deserve to eat the healthiest, most natural and tastiest food with none of the nasties. That’s why we make freshly prepared dog food. Cooked like you would at home. Delivered in perfect portions. #LI-Hybrid

As a B-Corp certified company; you can be sure you are joining a sustainable company who care about our people, product and our impact on the environment.

Our goal is to help dogs live healthier, happier and longer lives whilst leaving humans smiling after every interaction. We’ve come a long way since our co-founders (Kev & Dave) hand-delivered the first Butternut Box, we now feed a lot of dogs across the UK - but we want to feed dogs everywhere. And to do this, we need a team of brilliant people who share that ambition to come and work with us. 

 🙌 A bit about what we offer.

  • 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) and an additional day for every year of service 
  • 5 paid 'paws' days per year to support to learning and/or wellbeing
  • 500 euro personal learning & development budget 
  • Butternut Box employee discount 
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Co-working office space. Flexible working hours and work from home options.
  • Cycle to work scheme

❗️A few things to note: 

  • Butternut Box is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity and inclusion. We welcome people of different nationalities, backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.
  • As our business has grown so has our responsibility to our community, our planet and our business. We are not perfect, but we are committed to doing business the right way and continually improving our social and environmental performance.
  • We're not afraid of putting extra weight on candidates from underrepresented groups. We want strong, diverse teams built from different backgrounds, experiences, and identities. We're ready for the ongoing work that goes into building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best work of your career.
  • We are not able to offer visa sponsorship for this role. 
  • We are not looking for agency support. 
  • This role requires a minimum of 1 day per week in our co-working space in Dublin. 

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