The Vita Coco Company is headquartered in New York City and is looking for a Part-Time Brand Sales Specialist, based in the Seattle, to focus on all things RUNA and help bring our brand to the next level.

The Vita Coco Company is an independent parent company of Vita Coco, RUNA, Ever & Ever, and PWR LIFT. Despite its growth and success, we maintain the same entrepreneurial spirit upon which we were founded: a can-do culture that’s just beginning to tap into the potential of healthy, better for you beverages.

What’s the gig? You won’t find any cubicles here; this isn’t your typical 9-5. Our sales force is out and about in the local market, bringing the brand to life through various responsibilities. This role is all about forming and developing relationships with our accounts and making RUNA win at retail.

Who is the ideal Brand Sales Specialist? The perfect candidate is flexible, enthusiastic, sociable, and fully alive! An entrepreneurial spirit, along with a great work ethic is the key to success. First impressions are everything – this person must have excellent communication skills, and a well-presented appearance is essential.

As a RUNA Brand Sales Specialist, you will:

  • Be an expert in all things RUNA
  • Find new accounts and sell in
  • Merchandise accounts
  • Visit our top stores to reinforce strong relationships
  • Seed product in existing and potential accounts
  • Be willing to learn and participate in all aspects of RUNA

In addition, you will be an expert in engaging with decision makers. You will:

  • Exude confidence and own every interaction while being an active listener
  • Be a social chameleon; adapt to consumers from all walks of life through engaging and natural dialogue
  • Collaborate effectively within a team environment
  • Bring new ideas to the team and report on best practices
  • Be capable of spotting future opportunities for RUNA

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills with an outgoing personality
  • A mature mindset and total go-getter
  • Lover of the brand and category
  • Ability to adapt to and work well in all environments
  • Reliable means of transportation (personal vehicle) and valid driver’s license
  • Appropriate availability (per market need)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Must be able to lift/carry 30 lbs.

Job Type: Part Time, flexible schedule depending on availability.

Availability: At least 3 days a week (up to 32 hours per week)

Hourly Rate: $20/hour

Job Location: Seattle, WA

Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination, unless they qualify for a reasonable accommodation for bona fide medical or religious reasons.

The Vita Coco Company is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, sexual orientation (including transgender status, gender identity or expression), physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, AIDS/HIV status, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.