Careers

Our Company:

At TallGrass, our philosophy is to bring the highest quality natural health and wellbeing products to progressive retailers and consumers in a manner that upholds values of environmental and social responsibility. Building on strong partnerships with retailers and suppliers, we are committed to providing excellent customer service, expert logistics, and extensive education at both the retailer and consumer level. As a certified B Corp, TallGrass must continually meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Our commitment to brand building is about more than just products- we want to improve the health and wellbeing of our customers, our partners, our staff, and the planet as a whole.

Core Values:

  • We work hard, play hard, laugh hard
  • We see, understand and care about the whole process
  • We nurture our relationships and ourselves
  • We honour the trust people place in us
  • We respect and appreciate everyone's contribution
Current Postings

Outside Sales Key Account Manager

South Western Ontario area
Application closing date: April 19, 2019
Reporting to: Eastern Regional Sales Manager

Job Summary/Mission:

We are looking for a values-aligned Account Manager to join our Ontario-based sales team in the South Western Ontario Area in a permanent, full-time capacity. As an Account Manager, your mission is to surpass TallGrass sales targets by providing outstanding customer service to a defined territory of new and existing customers, building and maintaining a regular call cycle, developing business plans and marketing for customers, coordinating demos and trainings for both retail staff and consumers. Some travel, attendance at tradeshows, educational seminars and sales meetings will be required.

Success Factors and Outcomes:

  • Presence: Continuously build strong relationships with retail staff and buyers through regular monthly visits and consistent exposure to TallGrass brands through consistent sampling and product updates
  • Performance Driven: Consistently exceeds quarterly sales by brand budget as defined by Sales Management
  • Inspire through education: Demonstrate strong product knowledge and education ability while executing, coordinating and completing all brand training requirements with retailers, annually
  • Analysis aptitude: Consistently manage budgets and execute marketing programs, including ads and demos, to meet or exceed ROI goals
  • Strategic Focus: Achieve and surpass goals on new item placement, off shelf and top selling product placement

Competencies:

  • Experience in the industry – You have previous Key Account Management experience and natural health retail experience, preferably as buyer/manager
  • People Person – You continuously build strong relationships with retail staff and buyers
  • Team player – You love to collaborate and seek to build strong relationships with other TallGrass stakeholders such as co-workers and vendors.
  • Performance driven – You consistently exceed quarterly sales by brand budget by partnering with retailers on promotions, marketing, demos and events
  • Walk the walk and talk the talk – You are passionate about the natural health industry, our brands and our company and that’s reflected in your lifestyle
  • Share your knowledge with passion – You enjoy teaching and talking with people about products, nutrition and natural living
  • Marketing innovation – You consistently manage marketing programs with creativity to grow your sales
  • Organized almost to a fault – You are uber organized, detail oriented and as a result can effectively manage your time and prioritize your tasks.
  • Clear and effective communicator – You are able to clearly and effectively communicate, both written and verbally, with coworkers at TallGrass, our customers and our vendors.
  • Road Warrior – You love being on the road and visit the stores in your territory regularly and consistently.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset – You care about the business in your territory as if it were your own and are a self-motivated, ambitious, high-achiever.
  • Open to new ideas – You have a willingness to learn new things and are adaptable and flexible
  • Creative problem solver and resolution seeker – You come to the table with potential solutions to problems you encounter.
  • Technologically Savvy – You have excellent computer skills including MS Office skills (Excel Word, Outlook) and a willingness to adapt to new programs and tools

Interested in learning more about this opportunity? Apply here: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/39137

Lower Mainland Product Ambassador

Job Summary/Mission:

A TallGrass Product Ambassador is the front line for consumer outreach and ultimately the face of the brand. They are responsible for carrying out product demonstrations in retail stores and engagement with retail staff members. Their role is to educate consumers and encourage trial; reaching as many people as possible and increasing exposure and retail sales of Natural Health Products (Botanica & MegaFood) and/or Natural Beauty Products (AnneMarie Borlind, Gabriel & ZuZu) distributed by TallGrass. This is a part-time, contract position offering a competitive wage.

In this role, the Product Ambassador with demonstrate

  • an increased sales of TallGrass products at retail partners through in-store product demonstrations.
  • engagement with retail staff members, including sampling and education.
  • basic upkeep of retail merchandising, including notifying TallGrass Account Manager on issues related to testers and retail inventory.

Qualifications:

  • Understanding of and passion for Natural Health Products and/or Natural Beauty Products, including an understanding of ingredients, effectiveness, and product usage.
  • Sales ability; must be able to sell a minimum of $200 retail worth of product in a four-hour product demonstration. Natural Health Product retail sales experience is an asset.
  • Dynamic, outgoing personality; comfortable approaching people in-store and starting a conversation.
  • Organized and able to work well independently. Expected to set up demonstrations with retail stores, manage bookings and submit reports on online platform
  • Manage demo inventory, placing orders 2 weeks in advance of scheduled demo.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
  • Effective and professional communicator.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.
  • Punctual and reliable. Must be able to meet deadlines and honour commitments.
  • Reliable transportation is an asset.

We are looking for ambassadors that will work in areas such as Vancouver, the North Shore, Coquitlam, Langley, White Rock, etc. Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

Please get in touch with your availability and where you would be willing to travel. Please email lrobertson@tallgrass.ca with your cover letter and resume.

GTA Product Ambassador

Job Summary/Mission:

A TallGrass Product Ambassador is the front line for consumer outreach and ultimately the face of the brand. They are responsible for carrying out product demonstrations in retail stores and engagement with retail staff members. Their role is to educate consumers and encourage trial; reaching as many people as possible and increasing exposure and retail sales of Natural Health Products (Botanica & MegaFood) and/or Natural Beauty Products (AnneMarie Borlind, Gabriel & ZuZu) distributed by TallGrass. This is a part-time, contract position offering a competitive wage.

In this role, the Product Ambassador with demonstrate

  • an increased sales of TallGrass products at retail partners through in-store product demonstrations.
  • engagement with retail staff members, including sampling and education.
  • basic upkeep of retail merchandising, including notifying TallGrass Account Manager on issues related to testers and retail inventory.

Qualifications:

  • Understanding of and passion for Natural Health Products and/or Natural Beauty Products, including an understanding of ingredients, effectiveness, and product usage.
  • Sales ability; must be able to sell a minimum of $200 retail worth of product in a four-hour product demonstration. Natural Health Product retail sales experience is an asset.
  • Dynamic, outgoing personality; comfortable approaching people in-store and starting a conversation.
  • Organized and able to work well independently. Expected to set up demonstrations with retail stores, manage bookings and submit reports on online platform
  • Manage demo inventory, placing orders 2 weeks in advance of scheduled demo.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
  • Effective and professional communicator.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.
  • Punctual and reliable. Must be able to meet deadlines and honour commitments.
  • Reliable transportation is an asset.

We are looking for multiple ambassadors anywhere between Barrie and Toronto, and Durham and Etobicoke. Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

Please get in touch with your availability and where you would be willing to travel. Please email vblakeman@tallgrass.ca with your cover letter and resume.

Accounting Associate

Vancouver, BC

Job Summary/Mission:

We are looking for a values-based Accounting Associate to join our team. You enjoy computer work and likely have experience with customer service. Your mission is to process orders, invoices, and credits. The Accounting Associate reports to the Director of Business Intelligence.

Critical Success Factors/Outcomes:

  • Uphold and honour TallGrass core values
  • Enter customer sales orders with accuracy
  • Invoice sales orders with accuracy
  • Process credit claims in a timely manner
  • Maintain accounting files and records on a daily basis
  • Communicate effectively with customers regarding orders/credits
  • Assisting with various projects and reports as assigned by manager

Competencies:

  • Experienced – You have a minimum of 1-year experience with data entry
  • Efficient and Effective – You have a sense of urgency and successful in time management
  • Organized – You are able to juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude and team player – You are calm under pressure and care about team success
  • Detail oriented – You are able to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing tasks
  • Good communication – You are a clear and effective communicator

Interested in learning more about this opportunity? Apply here: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/38346?s=c6

Warehouse Picker/Packer, Shipper/Receiver

Vancouver, BC

We are currently seeking a Warehouse Picker/Packer, Shipper/Receiver to join our Warehouse team. This is a Monday to Friday full time position.

Success Factors and Outcomes:

  • Receiving, verifying and inspecting incoming goods against purchase orders.
  • Rejecting unsatisfactory items and recording discrepancies.
  • Picking goods for outgoing orders. Maintaining rotation cycle according to expiration dates.
  • Packaging, wrapping, palletizing and labeling goods for outgoing shipments.
  • Loading and unloading parcels and pallets from trucks using palled jacks or hand carts.
  • Warehouse housekeeping and maintenance duties. Comply with safety, health, environmental, and quality requirements.
  • Material handling Overflow control, replenishment
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Previous Warehouse/Stockroom experience preferred
  • Physically fit. Must be able to lift 30-50lbs regularly
  • Reliable individual, organized, with an ability to calculate, a good memory, and must be able to work accurately in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Good communication (written, listening, understanding, speaking), planning, and teamwork
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Able to handle multiple, simultaneous, and complex tasks and projects

If interested, please submit your resume using the following link: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/35165?s=c5