Help stop gentrification! Join Uhuru Foods and Pies as a Marketing and Promotions Assistant.
Uhuru Foods and Pies
Summary of Qualifications: Under the supervision of the Uhuru Foods & Pies Coordinator, the Marketing and Sales Assistant carries out promotions, marketing and sales of Uhuru Pies publicly and to individuals, businesses and organizations. The Marketing and Sales Assistant promotes Uhuru Foods & Pies as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Black Star Industries, winning support for the self-determination and economic self-reliance programs of the Uhuru Movement and for the quality of Uhuru Pies.
Essential Functions: Essential functions, as defined, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)
- Assists the Pies Coordinator with the promotion of Uhuru Pies through means including emails, phonebanking, postering, outreach, media, social media and literature distribution.
- Assists in strategizing and creating Uhuru Pies sales opportunities.
- Markets Uhuru Pies to individuals, businesses, churches and organizations, as assigned by the Sales Coordinator. Makes pie sales, including phone calls and site visits to potential pie buyers, distributors and organizations that will set up pie tastings and/or purchase pies.
- May staff pie tastings and pie distribution sites, representing Uhuru Foods & Pies at local businesses, organizations, making sales of pies and signing up volunteers.
- May leads volunteers in distribution of Uhuru Pies sales materials to local businesses and community service locations.
- Maintains a record of all marketing and promotions work, including sales leads. Maintains database of promotions, media and marketing contacts. Tracks and reports pie sales progress to and strategizes priorities and leads with the Coordinator.
Knowledge, Skills, and Other Characteristics:
- Ability to win support for Uhuru Foods & Pies and promote the programs of the Uhuru Movement and quality of Uhuru Pies.
- Goal oriented
- Works collaboratively, team player
- Able to prioritize tasks and manage time well
- Basic computer and internet proficiency or willingness to learn including MS Word, Excel, social media websites, MailerLite.
- Some experience in promotions and marketing.
Physical Requirements: Physical requirements include but are not limited to lifting of up to 15 lbs.
About Uhuru Foods and Pies
1245 18th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712, US
To create, produce and sell the freshest foods to build self-sustaining economic development, designed for the prosperity and self-determination of present and future generations of African people worldwide
Uhuru Foods and Pies sells fresh, quality foods at Markets, Festivals and special events to fund programs of the Uhuru Movement for economic development and social justice for African people worldwide.