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If you are excited by the opportunity to build your own function, continuously improve what we do and contribute to a rapidly growing organization, we want to hear from you!
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We're Fishpeople

At Fishpeople, we’re passionate about creating innovative, high-quality, and wildly delicious seafood products that are environmentally and socially conscious. We are a B-Corp, supporting coastal communities and forging direct relationships with the fishermen and farmers who supply our ingredients. We believe in traceability and transparency, and we only harvest sustainable species. All of our decisions are intentional because we believe you can taste the commitment and integrity in every bite.

We are looking for teammates to play a key role in helping us deliver on our mission of making great seafood simple through a relentless commitment to our fishermen, the oceans, transparency and taste, pioneering industry change for generations to come. You’ll join a dynamic, growing and collaborative team working towards shared goals. As a member of our team, you’ll help make a substantial contribution to Fishpeople’s success during a critical growth period.

People We're Looking For

If you are excited by the opportunity to build your own function, continuously improve what we do and contribute to a rapidly growing organization, we want to hear from you! We reward thinking outside the box and finding ways around obstacles. If you’re hoping to grow your career and contribute to a mission you believe in, you just might be a Fishperson. Email us at careers@fishpeopleseafood.com.

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    Brand Ambassador

    Marketing

    Portland, OR

    Brand Ambassador

    Marketing

    Portland, OR

    Now Hiring, Portland-Area Brand Ambassadors! These flexible positions will conduct in-store demo’s of Fishpeople products.  You’ll be trained to travel to grocery locations in and around Portland to show off Fishpeople’s outstanding seafood.

    The job:
    *$15 an hour, PLUS admin expenses of up to $3 extra per demo
    *Flexible availability (Demos take place Wed-Mon)
    *You must have your own vehicle and a valid driver’s license
    *This position is PART-TIME,

    Job Qualifications:

    *Goal oriented and sales driven!
    *Outgoing, FRIENDLY and energetic
    *Confident and cheerful when communicating with customers
    *Organized and reliable
    *Team player looking to join a fun, growing organization
    *Previous sales/demo experience a plus!

    Job Requirements You MUST. . .

    *Have a flexible schedule (available to work Wed-Monday)
    *Be able to lift up to 50 pounds (can twist and bend easily)
    *Be capable of standing for up to 5 hours at a time
    *Own a cell phone
    *Access to computer and email
    *Own a reliable vehicle
    *Be willing to travel to various grocery store locations in/around the Portland area

    *Ability to commit to at least 1 demo per week, starting ASAP

    Excited about our Brand Ambassador position? We'd love to see your resume! Fishpeople is hiring, apply today!

    To apply: Email resume to 

    noelle@fishpeopleseafood.com

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    Wholesale Seafood Sales Manager

    Sales

    Portland, OR

    Wholesale Seafood Sales Manager

    Sales

    Portland, OR

    The Role:

    Fishpeople is growing rapidly and searching for a Wholesale Sales Manager to increase market share for the company’s fresh/frozen wholesale business both regionally and internationally.  The WSM will have a leadership role in executing the company’s wholesale sales strategy via relationships with regional and national direct accounts & specialty distributors.  This position will support the sales of all species landed at Fishpeople’s three landings in OR, WA and AK. It will be the responsibility of the WSM to gain an understanding of the customer’s key objectives and strategies and establish long-term, mutually beneficial growth. 

     

    What you’ll be doing:

    *Execute direct account and channel strategies to achieve revenue and margin targets of wholesale seafood from our Northwest sources.

    *Successfully establish and expand specialty distributor relationships to drive sales of fresh salmon, tuna, crab and other Northwest seafood.

    *Leverage a strong network of national specialty distributors to reliably sell quick turnaround transactions within the fresh seafood market.

    *Work with a broker network to market internationally as appropriate to meet sales goals and strategies.

    *Devise competitive market analysis and determine species / form strategies by customer as well as pricing and margin requirements.

    *Assist in the development/ execution of customer and market specific promotions.

    *Apply seafood industry expertise to identify emerging market trends, provide value-added support to customers, and achieve a competitive advantage for the wholesale division.

    *Build/ sustain strong and collaborative cross-functional partnerships with Supply Chain, Finance and Marketing to ensure that supply is available as needed and placed to meet the needs of our customers and distributors.

     

    What you’ll bring to the table:

    *Minimum 7+ years in sales positions of increasing responsibility within the Seafood Industry, selling fresh/wholesale fish via direct and distributor channels.

    *Strong knowledge of fresh & frozen seafood, particularly salmon, cod, tuna, crab and ground fish (PNW species). Knowledge of industry and network of industry connections is required.

    *Experience selling into Asia and Europe a plus.

    *Experience in building profitable sales of Wholesale (unbranded) fresh and frozen seafood.

    *Analytical ability to maintain disciplined framework regarding price discovery.

    *Excellent negotiating skills.

    *Expertise in preparing and successfully presenting products in a variety of environments to demonstrate the superior taste, quality and performance of Fishpeople’s products in competitive “cuttings.”

    *Strong financial acumen and experience in developing/ managing forecasting models and CRM reporting.

    *Ability to excel in an entrepreneurial environment.

    *“Roll-up your sleeves” mentality with the ability to handle ambiguity and intensity of a young organization.

    *Passionate belief in the mission and values of Fishpeople.

     

    WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE AS A COMPANY:

    We are a Benefit Corporation which means for every business decision we make, we weigh the impact it has on the community, the environment and our profit. This is your chance to join a small dynamic team that is expanding nationally. We are collaborative, working across departments to meet shared goals. We value teamwork, your ability to own your function, agility, and ‘all in’ passion for our mission and what you do!

     

    To apply: Email resume and cover letter to careers@fishpeopleseafood.com

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    Accounting Specialist

    Coastal Operations

    Ilwaco, WA

    Accounting Specialist

    Coastal Operations

    Ilwaco, WA

    At Fishpeople Seafood, located at Ilwaco Landing, you’ll join a dedicated team of energetic professionals, building a strong and profitable seafood brand that focuses on sustainable resources.  Our brand supports improved life in coastal communities and a mutually beneficial relationship with the sea.  At Ilwaco, we buy and process seafood directly from local fisherman to sell to customers who have come to expect the best Seafood available on the coast.

     

    The Accounting Specialist processes a wide variety of transactions, as well as input to our payroll system. The keys to success will be timely Accounts payable, on-time financial reports, accurate settlements, and the ability to manage inventory accurately. 

     

    What you’ll be doing:

    *Processing various accounting transactions and maintaining records in our  QuickBooks accounting system

    *Balance general ledger transactions, including reconciling payments and bank accounts

    *Process payroll for our coastal employees using ADP’s Workforce Now.

    *Support the operations team at Ilwaco Landing with current reports and transaction processing

    *Process Accounts Payable in a timely manner

    *Oversee Inventory for coastal operation

    *Create and maintain Human Resource files for coastal employees, including new hire documentation and benefits enrollments

    *Providing general administrative support services, working with compliance specialist and Landing General Managers

     

    What you bring to the table:

    *2+ years of accounting and full charge bookkeeping experience

    *Associates degree in Accounting or equivalent training and experience

    *Strong full charge bookkeeping knowledge, with the ability to reconcile bank and GL accounts

    *Experience working with accounting systems such as Great Plains, QuickBooks, etc., with the ability to learn new systems with ease

    *Knowledge of ADP or other Payroll System, with a good understanding of payroll processing concepts and requirements

    *Intermediate Excel skills

    *Ability to reconcile and balance month-end financials, with the support of Accounting Manager

    *Ability to problem solve, with sharp logic and strong analytical skill

    *Ability to work well both independently and  as a member of a team

    *Desire to learn and grow

     

    What We Bring to the Table

    As a Benefit Corporation, we make sure our business decisions carefully weigh the impact on community, habitats and profits.

    This is your chance to join a small dynamic team that is growing in the midst of a national expansion. We are collaborative, working across departments to meet shared goals. Supporting the Finance and Coastal Operations teams, you’ll make a substantial contribution to Fishpeople’s and Ilwaco Landing’s success during a critical growth period.  And our company’s growth will give you an opportunity to develop your skills.  If you’re passionate about your career and your community, join us!

     

    What else can we tell you?

    The Accounting Specialist is a full-time position that qualifies for competitive salary, along with medical and dental benefits, Paid Time Off, Long Term Disability, holiday pay, and the opportunity to grow with our company while developing your professional skills. 

     

    To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to careers@fishpeopleseafood.com

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    Sales Planning Analyst

    Sales

    Portland, OR

    Sales Planning Analyst

    Sales

    Portland, OR

    THE ROLE

    The Sales Analyst position support the overall sales organization with gathering and analyzing data to predict, measure and analyze sales trends and results.   The role is integral to the success of our national sales team, by ensuring availability of promotional material, effective sales forecasting, results measurement, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) all work to ensure productivity of the team. Excellent organizational skills, exceptional data reporting and analysis, and strong administrative skills are all needed in this position.  Reporting to the VP of Sales, this role will be located in the corporate office in Portland.

    WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING 

    > Prepare detailed sales forecast and measurement from data provided in the budget and forecasting models.

    > Maintain the Sales & Operations Plan (S&OP) reports for use by management

    > Complete financial, volume, and competitive analyses producing reports on Excel and via Quickbooks.

    > Prepare and produce reports for sales VP, CEO, and Board based on the collected data, monthly results, and forecasts to provide strong decision making tools

    > Track data for sales incentive plan, performance measurements, and other internal reports as needed.

    > Coordinate external meetings for Sales professionals with brokers, distributors, and prospects, including preparing samples and ensuring sales presentations are up to date.

    > Coordinate with Finance, Operations and Marketing to provide needed data for decision making based on current and predicted sales.

    > Utilizing the Asana funnel management tool, provide data on sales funnel to produce accurate forecasts and measurements.

    > Coordinate processing of orders with accuracy and timeliness, providing pricing and timelines as needed for customer fulfillment.

    > Provide administrative, marketing, and logistical coordination support to Sales Managers to facilitate successful meetings.

     

    WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

    > Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

    > Preferred 2+ years relevant experience in an analytical or sales support function > Strong MS Office skills, including exceptional Excel skills

    > Strong financial analysis and budgeting skills

    > Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to put together presentations and sales summaries

    > Interest and aptitude to grow your selling skills, developing into a sales professional

    > Strong project management skills with the ability to plan and track project steps.

    > Ability to work independently and to collaborate effectively on a team

    > Strong administrative and financial skills

    > Knowledge of QuickBooks, Great Plains or other accounting software is preferred

     

    WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE

    We are a Benefit Corporation which means every business decision carefully weighs impact on community, environment and profit. This is your chance to join a small dynamic team that is growing in the midst of a national expansion. We are collaborative, working across departments to meet shared goals. We like having fun!

     

    We offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, disability insurance, a Flexible Spending Account, and Paid Time Off.  Plus, you’ll have an opportunity to grow your career while building an innovative company.  If this sounds like what you’re looking for, submit your resume and cover letter to careers@fishpeople.com.  We’ll read every one.