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Sales Representative

Fermes Lufa

This is a Part-time position in Montréal, QC posted September 14, 2018.

Sales Representative

Department: Marketing

Lufa Farms is looking for an enthusiastic Sales Representative to sign people up to our weekly food baskets. We’re looking for someone who can be on-call to run events several times a week. Events are scheduled in advance, so you can confirm based on your availability. The role involves setting up a booth at the event and signing as many people up as possible.


  • First and foremost, your role is to sign people up to our weekly baskets;
  • Secondly, your role is make the days of anyone you speak to: the Uber driver, the pick-up point coordinator, the passerby’s, and especially people who sign up and existing Lufavores;
  • This is done by running events (usually on your own);
  • This involves showing up to events on time, with the event kit; setting up quickly, ensuring that the table is beautiful and overflowing with veggies at all times;
  • Most importantly, you sign people up and make the days of anyone you speak to;
  • Finally, you clean up and send a detailed report of the event to your supervisor.


  • This job’s schedule and pay on a per event basis;
  • You will receive an invitation events when they are booked, usually a week in advance;
  • Events are usually Tuesday to Friday between 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. but expect some events to be on weekends or at irregular days and times (all-day events, evening events).


  • Bilingual (French and English). You need to be able to sell in both languages, constantly switching back and forth, so a good test score on a written exam isn’t enough. We need people who are fluent/native in both languages;
  • Charming and confident public speaker. You’ll need to convince complete strangers to sign up to a weekly basket from a company they might have never heard about;
  • Resilient and optimistic in the face of constant rejection. No’s and objections don’t phase you;
  • Results and process oriented. You’ll be assessed (and compensated) by the number signups you get at each event;
  • Able to lift and carry 30 kg. You’ll need to carry boxes of veggies and wooden signs into cars, up and down stairs.


  • Well versed in sustainability, food systems, and food. You can confidently talk about a range of subjects including: why hydroponics aren’t certifiable for organic certification in Canada, the role of biocontrols in pesticide-free agriculture, and the importance of last mile logistics;
  • Genuine interest and enthusiasm for Lufa Farms’ mission to create a Local Food Engine;
  • Genuine interest and enthusiasm for great food and/or urban agriculture;
  • Has a driver’s license and a car.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None


Salary: N/D

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