Outreach Manager (Mid-Atlantic) at Imperfect Produce
Washington, DC, US
About Imperfect
 
Imperfect is a produce delivery startup on a mission to reduce food waste and to make fresh produce more affordable, accessible, and convenient. We source produce directly from farms, which would otherwise go to waste, and deliver it to customers' doors for an average of 30% less than grocery store prices. Since our start in 2015, our customers have saved millions of pounds of produce from going to waste.
 
Imperfect is more than just a produce box! In everything we do, we bring an appetite, lead with heart, embrace imperfection, and work to grow the movement. We aim to cultivate sustainable environments everywhere we go–whether in the office, warehouse, or field. By working at Imperfect, you’re helping build a more sustainable and effective food system. You’re helping fight food waste. You’re ensuring farmers are rewarded for their full harvest. You’re improving access to healthy food in food deserts. With each curvy cucumber and misshapen potato, you’re helping shape our world for the better.
 
We're headquartered in San Francisco with operations all over the country. Check our website to see if there is an Imperfect near you!
 
We're looking for folks who are positive, motivated, and ready to change the world. If that sounds like you, drop us a line!
 
 
About the Role:
 
Imperfect is seeking a charismatic, resourceful, and mission-driven Outreach Manager to join our collaborative team. You will support a growing team of creative and industrious Outreach Associates. If you have a knack for detail, a problem-solving mindset, and a passion for leadership, we want you on our team!
 
Our Outreach team goes above and beyond to align our passions and goals with events happening in our local markets. Some of our favorite moments span from producing events for SXSW in Austin to repping our brand at Outside Lands in San Francisco to running a fundraising campaign alongside Purple Asparagus in Chicago, one of our many community partners. From carrot tops to cabbage heads, our team wears many hats in our efforts to reduce food waste.

Responsibilities:

    • Hire, train, lead, and manage a team of up to ten Outreach Associates Set and meet ambitious customer acquisition goals in the Greater DC Area
    • Research and book community events for Outreach Associates to attend in the Mid-Atlantic region
    • Identify partnership and activation opportunities
    • Communicate event details and company updates to the Outreach team
    • Maintain, track, and report on budget
    • Find creative ways to engage the community and sign up new customers
    • Set up attractive, branded displays using Imperfect booth materials and sign up new customers at events (when needed)
    • Cultivate lasting partnerships with nonprofit, corporate, and community entities
    • Attend outreach leadership meetings and facilitate weekly local team meetings

About You:

    • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
    • Excellent email and phone etiquette
    • 2+ years of leadership experience
    • Experience with CRM software preferred (HubSpot)
    • Direct sales experience preferred

About You:

    • You are outgoing and friendly: strangers are friends you haven’t met yet!
    • You are resourceful reliable: you think on your feet, you’re responsive, and a problem-solver
    • You are a motivator: you empower others to accomplish their goals
    • You are a cultivator of culture: you create a positive and warm working environment for those around you, even in a remote setting
    • You are highly driven, ambitious, and energetic: you're motivated to get out there and make it happen, you're goal oriented, and numbers driven
    • You are passionate about our mission to eliminate food waste and create a better food system for everyone
    • Bonus points for food pun enthusiasts!

Details of the Position:

    • Personal transportation required with mileage reimbursements offered
    • Salary is draw against commission
    • Bonus incentives provided for hitting team sales goals
    • Flexible schedule
    • Working some/occasional weekends
    • Competitive benefits package including health care, paid vacation, 401k, and a weekly Imperfect box!

Physical Requirements:

    • Potential exposure to all types of weather conditions at events
    • Ability to push/pull/lift up to 50 pounds
Individuals seeking employment at Imperfect Foods are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
 
U.S. E-Verify Notice: Imperfect Foods participates in E-Verify in the United States. Imperfect will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.