Specialty Sales – Green Coffee | Lebanon

Job Title:

Specialty Sales – Green Coffee

Job Location:

Beirut, Lebanon (flexible within the Middle East)

Responsibilities:

  • Identify new clients, understand client purchasing needs, and successfully sell green coffee in target geographies;
  • Work to expand the Company’s sales volume with existing clients;
  • Participate in buying decisions alongside the purchasing team;
  • Perform all required administration related to client interactions, contracts, and logistics for assigned clients;
  • Other tasks as deemed necessary and appropriate by management.

Education 

A minimum 3 years of experience working in specialty coffee

Qualifications and Skills needed:

  • Knowledge of the green coffee sales process, either from the buy- or sell-side;
  • Strong understanding of SCA cupping and grading protocols;
  • Knowledge of green coffee supply chain logistics and processes including incoterms, costs, and standard contractual terms;
  • Understanding of sustainability in the context of green coffee, including knowledge of the industry-standard certification schemes;
  • Q grader qualification preferred;
  • Arabic language fluency required;
  • Business-level English required;
  • Second European language highly preferred;
  • Very well organized, self-motivated, collaborative personality.

Travel 

This position will require travel of at least 30-35% to client and supplier locations domestically and internationally.