Posted on 
Aug 3

Senior Customer Activation Manager, Foodservice

Company Overview:

Based in Boulder, Colorado, Meati Foods is on a mission to help feed everyone -- forever. We believe everyone should have the choice to eat nutritious, unprocessed protein grown from nature. That's why we harness a single, infinite ingredient called mycelium – the muscular root structure of mushrooms – to put delicious Good Energy on your plate without compromising on health for you and your family, or for the planet. Get to know Meati at www.meati.com or on Instagram.

Company Culture:

Our team is passionate about making the world a better place through good health and wellness, positive climate impact, and equitable access to nutrition around the world. This passion translates into the culture of our office, making Meati Foods a lively, enjoyable, innovative, and inclusive place to work. This is an exciting time to be a part of Meati Foods and the growing plant-based meat category.

The Role:

The Customer Activation Manager will coordinate and execute customer marketing plans to drive growth for Meati’s rapidly growing Foodservice business.

Responsibilities:
- Develop annual marketing, merchandising, and promotion calendar
- Develop and lead the effective execution of digital marketing, promotions, trade shows and marketing collateral to achieve growth objectives
- Lead/participate in key customer planning meetings and training
- Continuously measure effectiveness and ROI of initiatives and apply learning in ongoing strategies and plans
- Foster cross-functional engagement with internal and external partners through effective written and oral communication capabilities, a customer service attitude, a highly organized work process, and a "can-do" attitude with internal partners
- Travel for customer meetings and trade shows
- Manage a team 3-5 region field managers responsible for: field marketing, merchandising, and sales support
- Drive execution of field priorities, sales/demo goals, and reporting of team
- Manage a divisional budget for: product, supplies, travel
- Plan, coordinate, and manage all supplemental 3rd party demo agencies
- Manage a secret shopping program
- Take lead on planning sampling execution/setup of tradeshows (foodservice and retail)
- Sourcing/Managing event sponsorship pump opportunities (mostly in-kind + cash)
- Provide in field training/support in each field manager

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree Marketing/Business related field
- 5+ years of related experience in marketing creating, leading and executing digital marketing, promotions, trade shows and marketing collateral to achieve growth objectives. Digital experience a plus.
- 2-5 years of team management
- Strong analytical, project, time management, collaboration, and communication skills essential
- Motivated by challenges with a robust sense of curiosity.
- Must be able to function in an independent fashion, owning responsibility by driving decisions and possessing a high degree of accountability.
- Ability to manage a field team of 3-5 managers across a larger geography
- Ability to recruit/hire/train/motivate a team.
- Creating weekly/monthly incentives/programs to drives demo performance
- Energetic and excited about natural food and helping to build brands.
- Must be highly organized and have strong attention to detail.

Preferred:
- Experience at a consumer-packaged goods company.
- Experience with customer marketing in the Foodservice, Fast Casual/Quick-Serve restaurant space

Compensation:
Range is $108,000 - $148,000, including a potential annual bonus and equity. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.
Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required prior to the start of employment at Meati.

Benefits:
- Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance at no cost to the employee (for employee-only coverage)
- 401K with company match
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Floating Holidays
- Monthly reimbursements for personal health and wellness expenses
- Mental health programs at no cost
- Parental Leave, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability coverage, and AD&D

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Meati is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Company Overview:

Based in Boulder, Colorado, Meati Foods is on a mission to help feed everyone -- forever. We believe everyone should have the choice to eat nutritious, unprocessed protein grown from nature. That's why we harness a single, infinite ingredient called mycelium – the muscular root structure of mushrooms – to put delicious Good Energy on your plate without compromising on health for you and your family, or for the planet. Get to know Meati at www.meati.com or on Instagram.

Company Culture:

Our team is passionate about making the world a better place through good health and wellness, positive climate impact, and equitable access to nutrition around the world. This passion translates into the culture of our office, making Meati Foods a lively, enjoyable, innovative, and inclusive place to work. This is an exciting time to be a part of Meati Foods and the growing plant-based meat category.

The Role:

The Customer Activation Manager will coordinate and execute customer marketing plans to drive growth for Meati’s rapidly growing Foodservice business.

Responsibilities:
- Develop annual marketing, merchandising, and promotion calendar
- Develop and lead the effective execution of digital marketing, promotions, trade shows and marketing collateral to achieve growth objectives
- Lead/participate in key customer planning meetings and training
- Continuously measure effectiveness and ROI of initiatives and apply learning in ongoing strategies and plans
- Foster cross-functional engagement with internal and external partners through effective written and oral communication capabilities, a customer service attitude, a highly organized work process, and a "can-do" attitude with internal partners
- Travel for customer meetings and trade shows
- Manage a team 3-5 region field managers responsible for: field marketing, merchandising, and sales support
- Drive execution of field priorities, sales/demo goals, and reporting of team
- Manage a divisional budget for: product, supplies, travel
- Plan, coordinate, and manage all supplemental 3rd party demo agencies
- Manage a secret shopping program
- Take lead on planning sampling execution/setup of tradeshows (foodservice and retail)
- Sourcing/Managing event sponsorship pump opportunities (mostly in-kind + cash)
- Provide in field training/support in each field manager

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree Marketing/Business related field
- 5+ years of related experience in marketing creating, leading and executing digital marketing, promotions, trade shows and marketing collateral to achieve growth objectives. Digital experience a plus.
- 2-5 years of team management
- Strong analytical, project, time management, collaboration, and communication skills essential
- Motivated by challenges with a robust sense of curiosity.
- Must be able to function in an independent fashion, owning responsibility by driving decisions and possessing a high degree of accountability.
- Ability to manage a field team of 3-5 managers across a larger geography
- Ability to recruit/hire/train/motivate a team.
- Creating weekly/monthly incentives/programs to drives demo performance
- Energetic and excited about natural food and helping to build brands.
- Must be highly organized and have strong attention to detail.

Preferred:
- Experience at a consumer-packaged goods company.
- Experience with customer marketing in the Foodservice, Fast Casual/Quick-Serve restaurant space

Compensation:
Range is $108,000 - $148,000, including a potential annual bonus and equity. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.
Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required prior to the start of employment at Meati.

Benefits:
- Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance at no cost to the employee (for employee-only coverage)
- 401K with company match
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Floating Holidays
- Monthly reimbursements for personal health and wellness expenses
- Mental health programs at no cost
- Parental Leave, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability coverage, and AD&D

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Meati is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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