Sales Administrative Support

Position:              Sales Administrative Support

Reports to:           Sales Lead

Location:             Saanichton Office

Position Type:      Full-time, Permanent

Start Date:           Sept 6, 2022

Hours:                  37.5 hours/week (8:30 – 4:30, M-F)

Compensation:     Salary + Quarterly Team Commission

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Our background

Level Ground Coffee Roasters is a Fair Trade organization established in 1997. Our mission is to trade fairly and directly with small-scale producers in developing countries and to market their products in North America, offering our customers ethical consumer choices. 

Our Team

Level Ground’s Sales Team supports a co-operative, communicative, forward-thinking positive environment where hard work and innovation are valued. Trust is the foundation of our sales team culture, which provides a safe work environment that is non-blaming and non-judging. Supporting one another through each challenge and success is a necessity to succeeding in this role. The goal of the sales team is for each one of us to be using our talents to the best of our ability to experience personal, team, and organizational success.

Job Overview

This position will play an integral role in the following ways:

  • Administrative support for sales team
  • Incoming phone support back-up
  • Order entry through web download, email, fax, and phone 
  • Providing input and participating in sales team meetings
  • Collaborating with other teams to meet customer needs
  • Special projects as needed

Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • Post-secondary education in business administration and preferred
  • Administrative experience preferred  

Communication/Teamwork

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven participatory work style; ability to work independently and with a team

General

  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Passion for positive change in developing countries
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Capacity to adapt quickly to a fast paced, dynamic work environment
  • Awareness of social and environmental sustainability

Time Management

  • Ability to analyze efforts and put the most amount of time into efforts that provide the biggest impact long term
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines

Technical

  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, and Web-based applications
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills

Benefits

We love coffee! Staff have access to delicious beverages from our Tasting Room prepared by our awesome Baristas. Everyone on the team also gets to choose a package of coffee, tea, dried fruit or cane sugar to enjoy at home weekly.

We reward staff for hiking, biking, or busing to work. Level Ground saves on parking costs, the team reaps the health benefits, and the earth is a happier place with one less car on the road. For making this effort, Level Ground will pay staff a subsidy dependent on their mode of transportation.

Permanent staff gain access to extended medical benefits and RRSP matching. We also offer paid time off in the first year of employment, so that new team members can maintain a healthy work-life balance.
Applications

Please submit your application to hr@levelground.com by August 14th, 2022. We thank you for your time and interest in applying for this position. Please note, we will only be contacting candidates being considered for an interview.