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We are searching for a motivated Sales and Marketing Assistant who loves setting and exceeding goals, is rigorous at following up and is a natural storyteller and skilled writer. The part-time position offers exposure to the sales, business, and marketing sides of a creative company with opportunity to develop into a full-time position.  

Estimate 15-25 hours per week through October and a shift to full time in November. Position will be evaluated after one year. Can work remotely with a 1-2x in person meeting per week in Brooklyn, NY.

We are: 

  • A small but mighty team of focused individuals who believe that regular and clear communication is the key to our team's success. 
  • Growth seekers, looking for ways to widen our perception of the world and how we can better it. 
  • Dedicated to training and supporting each other to achieve team and personal goals.
  • Overachievers who over deliver and take pride in getting work done.
  • Cheerleaders who celebrate team and individual wins.
  • Inspired by contemporary design, informed by historical design, and excited by online retail.

You are: 

  • Looking to take the next step toward a long term sales career
  • A self starter who can work and think independently, is highly organized, and detail-oriented
  • Willing to take on challenges head on, both big and small
  • Someone who asks thoughtful questions and is eager to learn
  • Never takes something at its surface value, a vigilant worker with keen awareness of the non-obvious 
  • A natural communicator who enjoys speaking with customers and listening to their needs
  • A strong writer who can put complex ideas into simple terms 

Sales Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the CEO and Director of Sales to grow the trade, wholesale, and DTC business
  • Help to grow and maintain our active leads list of wholesale and trade account contacts
  • Assist with order entry, tracking and maintenance
  • Work with the warehouses to coordinate order entry and ensure orders are fulfilled properly and on time
  • Help solve sales issues as they arise
  • Attend in-person sales and trade shows to support with setup and sales
  • Account receivables bookkeeping

 Marketing Responsibilities:

  • Adopt the brand’s visual and written voice and communicates it across all channels
  • Work with CEO to select and layout social media content for Instagram and bi-monthly newsletters
  • Prepare copy for bi-monthly newsletters and blog
  • Light image editing for content used on social media, newsletter, ads
  • Maintain spreadsheets on digital ads, newsletter opens, social media gains
  • Update websites with new banners, content and products

 Requirements: 

  • 1-2 years of experience in sales and or marketing, internship ok
  • Strong writing skills and is comfortable developing internal copy, writing blog posts, and communicating with external customers
  • Fluency in Adobe Design programs a plus
  • Experience with website backend (Shopify, Squarespace, Wordpress, etc)  is a plus

 Cover Letter should include the following: 

  • Handful of cultural influences & publications you follow (i.e. blogs, magazines, brand newsletters, social media accounts) 
  • Writing sample which could include product copy, blog post, shorty essay, etc.

Submit applications to: info@tortugaliving.com with email subject line "Sales & Marketing Position".