CAREERS

We love hearing from passionate individuals who want to make a difference in the world!

At Red Dog Deli, we are a dedicated team of like-minded individuals who work hard every day to establish a positive company culture in an inclusive team environment.  We are home to 20+ employees (and their pets), with shared values that are recognized as Respect, Fairness, and Integrity. Empowerment and personal growth are two things that are very important to us, and we pride ourselves on taking care of our family. When you are here, you are part of that family! What we can offer you:

  • Fair and equal wages (with regular increases and advancement opportunities)
  • Regular working hours (Monday-Friday)
  • Medical benefits after 6 months (for full time employees)
  • Sick days after 6 months (for full-time employees)
  • Your birthday off WITH PAY (after probation)
  • Staff discounts on food, plus other perks and incentives

OUR CURRENT PRODUCTION OPPORTUNITIES

General Worker (Full Time/Part Time/Seasonal)

We are looking for individuals who:

  • Play well with others – will you actively contribute to a positive working environment and participate in team discussions?
  • Thrive in a fast paced, never boring, physical work environment.
  • Aren’t afraid of making mistakes – do you like to take action and take chances?
  • Set goals and love meeting them – let us help you achieve yours, while you help us achieve ours!
  • Are detail oriented – do you love jigsaw puzzles, Tetris, or Grand Theft Auto?

Position Requirements

Hard Skills

  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to continually lift 50lbs
  • Good hand/eye coordination

Soft Skills

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to have a flexible work schedule

If you would like to apply for this position, please send us the following:

1) Your resume

2) A cover letter letting us know what your ideal work environment is and how you would contribute to that environment

OUR CURRENT OFFICE OPPORTUNITIES

Sales Manager (Full Time)

We are looking for someone to be responsible for achieving or exceeding sales and growth objectives, and to be in charge of managing key national accounts.

Primary Job Focus:

  • Development of company sales plan, and driving key brand and channel strategies to deliver accelerated sales and share growth
  • Orchestrate and develop joint business plans with key accounts: facilitate annual and quarterly strategy planning meetings, focusing on growth, profitability, merchandising and category management goals, trade spending and efficiency analysis
  • Build strong customer-centric business relationships and provide category thought leadership with customers by understanding market dynamics, consumer insights and trends, retail account business issues, challenges and opportunities
  • Be accountable for in-store execution at key customers working with and through key marketing and retail sales partners
  • Work with the team to develop and execute customer marketing programs
  • Coordinate retail field activities to service the needs of customers where applicable
  • Identify opportunities to add sales reps to provide added value and drive sales at independent accounts
  • Key Performance Indicators include:
    • Deliver gross sales targets monthly, quarterly and annually
    • Sales targets delivered in line with spending targets
    • Grow share within accounts
    • Assortment/Share of space
    • Implementation of an effective promotional calendar

Position Requirements

Education and Work Experience

  • University degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years managing key accounts in the CPG industry in Canada.
  • Customer marketing and/or marketing cross functional experience is an asset
  • Pet industry experience is an asset

Sales Capabilities

  • Communication and presentation
  • Negotiation
  • Business analysis and insight development
  • Customer account management
  • Joint Business Plan development
  • Development of distribution, promotion, pricing and merchandising strategies and tactics
  • Budget management of trade and marketing spend.
  • ROI optimization
  • Sales operations including sales forecasting and process improvement
  • Category management
  • Route to market customer optimization
  • Customer service and case fill management

Leadership Capabilities

  • Practices innovative thinking
  • Navigates complex challenges
  • Collaborates with others
  • Delivers consistent results

Other

  • Passion for pets and their families
  • Ability to travel approximately 30% of time
  • Must have ability to operate a motor vehicle safely and maintain a clean drivers abstract
  • Access to personal vehicle

If you would like to apply for this position, please send us the following:

1) Your resume

2) A cover letter that answers the following questions:

  • What types of products/services have you sold in previous positions?
  • What do you know about the pet food/pet services industry? OR… What do you like the most about the pet food/pet services industry?
  • What is your go-to method to motivate a team of people?

OUR CURRENT SHIPPING/RECEIVING OPPORTUNITIES

We have just switched our 6 year old lab mix, and 9 month old basset hound over to Red dog Blue kat! They love it! Brittany C.

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