Brand Ambassador (Greater Boston Area)

| Boston, MA, USA
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Job Details
Level: Entry
Job Location: Boston - Boston, MA
Position Type: Part Time
Salary Range: Undisclosed
Travel Percentage: Road Warrior
Job Shift: Any
Job Category: Commercial
We grow the BEST Strawberries on earth. Vertically farmed, pesticide free, and always in season, Oishii Berries are unlike any strawberry you've ever tasted. As an Oishii Brand Ambassador, your job will be to share our Berries with the world!!
As part of our Commercial Team, our Brand Ambassadors are the face of the Oishii brand. In this role, you will engage directly with customers at in-store demos, events and pop-ups, where you'll tell our story and share our delicious strawberries. You'll also play a critical role in supporting the development of our retail accounts and expanding our local network of brand partners.
What you'll be responsible for:

  • Serve as a passionate & knowledgeable ambassador for the Oishii brand - you will be the 'Face' of Oishii in your market.
  • Staff a series of regular in-person product sampling events, and one-off / pop-up special events, including handling pre-event preparation, setting up, running the event, and reporting (approx 70% of your focus)
  • Support store level relationships and management through store visits and 'quality' checks. We guarantee our Berries are always fresh, consistent in size and flavor, and perfect in shape - so maintaining a premium presence at retail is crucial to our success. (20% of focus)
  • Providing local market knowledge, ideas and insights into the market and its consumers that will assist in the development of new strategies, tactics and retail best practices. (5% of focus)
  • Delivering Berries to VIPs & influencers (5% of focus - but can vary based on market maturity).

Who will love this job: Individuals who identify with our Core Values and exhibit skills within those values will thrive at Oishii.

  • One Team, One Fight!
    • Ability to quickly shift priorities to meet deadlines and effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, clearly, concisely and with purpose.
    • Outgoing and collaborative work style- Ability to work cross functionally at all levels and collaborate at various levels of the organization.
  • Focus
    • Ability to remove obstacles in order to prioritize which could include problem solving, working through ambiguity and using fact based or sound judgment.
    • Ability to work independently, with a high attention to detail, and ability to create structure & process where none may exist.
  • GSD (Get Sh** Done!)
    • Capable of prioritizing tasks and always considering the resources available when doing so.
    • A bias for action! Ability to hold yourself accountable and take ownership of driving results that impact company outcomes.

What we look for in a Brand Ambassador:

  • You must be authorized to work in the US.
  • This is a Part Time role and your hours and schedule will vary from week to week. Typically shifts will take place weekdays between 3-8pm and on weekends. Holiday availability is also expected. Hours range from 10-30 hours a week depending on marketing activity. Schedules are released 2 weeks in advance.
  • Prior brand ambassador or customer service experience is preferred but not required. If you have all of the ingredients to make a great ambassador we'd love to meet you!
  • Valid driver's license is required. Must have a reliable form of transportation, ideally your own vehicle that you can use to get to/from shift locations, which could be 5-40 miles from where you live (mileage and toll expenses are provided for longer distances).
  • Outgoing, personable individuals who enjoy meeting new people and want to gain experience in field marketing and retail strategies.
  • Someone that is proactive and self-sufficient and enjoys an ever changing work environment (as a BA, you'll be working in many different locations).
  • Individuals that consider themselves 'Foodies' and are interested in the future of agriculture and technology.
  • You are an excellent, responsive communicator as well as being proactive in providing feedback and problem solving.

Perks at Oishii:

  • Competitive hourly pay starts at $20.00/hour
  • Various day and evening shifts available
  • Paid training
  • 7 Company Holidays
  • Mileage reimbursement

About Oishii:
At Oishii, we grow the best fruit in the world by deploying ground-breaking vertical farming technology that pushes the boundaries of agriculture. We're the first in the WORLD to grow fruit in an indoor vertical farm at commercial scale. We started with strawberries, which we debuted at Chef's Table at Brooklyn Fare, the three star Michelin restaurant considered by critics to be among the best in the world. Since then, we have supplied our strawberries to food-loving consumers, world-class restaurants, and specialty retailers across NYC. Our proprietary technology enables us to grow the very best produce year-round, at the same high level of quality, all without using any pesticides.
Oishii has been profiled in Eater, NPR, Time Magazine, and Fortune. Oishi was also one of the Fast Companies Most Innovative Companies of 2022.
At Oishii, everything we do works toward accomplishing our mission of transforming agriculture sustainably while bringing produce that truly delights people everywhere. This requires farmers, engineers, scientists, product managers, and members of many other backgrounds to work together day-in and day-out to innovate, while operating increasingly large farms. We have an amazing mission-driven team of highly motivated and engaged members.
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What are Oishii Perks + Benefits

Oishii Benefits Overview

-Competitive salary, bonus, & equity packages
-Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
-100% Employer Paid Life Insurance + Long Term Disability Insurance
-EAP Access
-Pet Insurance
-401(k) Retirement Plan (Roth & Traditional)
-Paid Parental leave
-Office social events including happy hours, parties, and community service projects
-Employee activity groups

Open door policy
OKR operational model
Health Insurance + Wellness
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Financial & Retirement
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym

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