The clouds seemed to break for a moment and sunlight swept on the
Natural Grocer sign in Medford, OR that early December day when the
first delivery of Nectar of Life Coffee was brought in. The store
features some of our best sellers: Ultimate Espresso, Morning Dew, Happy
Place, and Colombia. Most blends are available in both whole bean and
Natural Grocer is a chain of Natural/Organic grocery stores that
sells everything from vitamins (they used to be under the name Vitamin
Cottage until they expanded the market about 10 years ago) to fresh,
seasonal vegetables and fruit. You will find local products from small
scale farms, dairy items, and personal care products. The staff is
friendly, helpful, and very knowledgeable.
Grocers makes a point to feature companies like ours that are women
owned, and locally produced. For that reason, we would love for you ALL
to stop in and see what they offer. You will be pleasantly surprised by
the quality and prices.
With the product on the
shelves, now it is time to sell it all! We are currently looking to
bring on one person to help us with product demonstrations. The pay is
$50.00 for a three hour demo. We would prefer someone that LOVES coffee,
but it is not required.
Here are some additional details:
You need to have your own transportation. We do not offer any
additional travel or meal expenses as the time slot is only 3 hours in a
2. You will need to have a GREAT attitude. We
expect you to smile and interact with almost every customer that walks
by the table during the demo.
3. The demo time MUST be
coordinated with the store manager for the "busy" time. We will not
approve evening demonstrations as most people are "done" with coffee.
You will need to do BEFORE demonstration inventory and AFTER
demonstration inventory. Pictures will need to be taken of the table,
and the in-line product once the demo is done.
5. Must be able
to lift/carry at least 25 lbs. You will need to be able to bring in a
brewer, set up and carry a table etc. The display will need to be
eye-catching and kept full during the demo.
6. You must
be able to stand the full 3 hours. Sitting down makes folks look
unapproachable, and we need to make sure we have the most approachable
7. You will be provided with everything you need to make the demo a success.
you would like to apply for the INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR position listed
above (this means you are not directly an employee of Nectar of Life,
but rather representing the product. You will be provided with a list of
hours worked, and the compensation you received at the end of each
demo. You are required to report the earnings under "self-employment"
for tax purposes) please email your resume, a cover letter, and
references to [email protected]
In the subject line, please
reference the Medford Natural Grocer Demo Position.