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Sales Assistant (Kickstart placement - 6 months)

Job Description

*To apply for this role you must be eligible for the Kickstart scheme. Please see eligibility criteria below. 

 

About Us

Draught Drop, the UK's first circular beer delivery service – bringing customers the highest quality local beers available, in a planet kind way. We are on a mission to transform the drink-at-home market in a way that is good for customers, society and the environment!

Working with over 20 independent breweries already - with more to be added, we deliver draught beer weekly in reusable/returnable bottles, all by electric bike. Enjoy your beer, give your bottle a quick rinse and swap it for a freshly filled one next time. Just like the milkman...but for beer!

We are currently available in North & East London, but with big expansion plans. Join the team at this exciting time to help us scale the business and our impact on the world.

 

The Role

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You will work directly with the co-founders in a fun and hard-working business that offers an exciting combination of work. You will be on your feet in the brewery, in our office, and out on the road.

Activities will include:

  • Planning a sales strategy to sign up new customers in new and existing areas
  • Coordinating leaflet drops
  • Door-to-door sales for customer sign-ups
  • Business to business and event sales
  • Pop-up sales events, conferences and markets
  • Supporting core operations of sales and operations where required (we are a small team so need to help each other out)

     

    Essential skills, experience and qualifications

    Applicants must have:

    • excitement and passion about Draught Drop’s vision
    • a can-do attitude and keenness to learn new skills
    • strong sales experience in a face-to-face business
    • commitment to learning about the products and services they are selling
    • solid organisation skills and attention to detail
    • good computer skills: email and Excel

       

      Strong candidates will also have:

      • experience working in brewing, other food and drink, or the hospitality industry
      • understanding of field sales and door to door channels
      • broader marketing or operations experience

         

        Work pattern

        • Our operations and office space are located in Leyton, East London, close to public transport and cycle highways
        • Core hours will include a blend of office hours and delivery windows
        • We will consider applications from candidates on a part-time or full-time basis (25 hours per week minimum) 
        • Salary is defined as national minimum wage according to your age

         

        Details of employability support (training opportunities/mentor)

        We will spend time to provide mentoring, career advice, CV and interview preparation throughout your placement. We'll support you to:

        • Explore motivations and life goals
        • Understand or set career ambitions
        • Identify strengths and development areas
        • Break down goals into specific actions and plan to complete these

        You'll also be  given plenty of training, responsibility and feedback.

         

        Who can apply to Kickstart roles?

        • You must be aged 16-24 and receiving Universal Credit to apply for this role.
        • If you want to find out more please speak to your Work Coach at Jobcentre Plus
        • They can take you through the process and you can also send us your CV directly to info@draughtdrop.com

         

         

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