Impossible Foods is addressing the most catastrophic threats facing humanity: climate change and biodiversity collapse. A global transition to a plant-based food system will turn back the clock on atmospheric C02 levels, restore natural ecosystems and reverse meltdown in wildlife biomass. The easiest -- if not only -- way to make our civilization sustainable is to eliminate livestock, the most dangerous technology on Earth. But humans won’t give up meat. So we need to make meat better -- more delicious and more nutritious, without animals as the underlying production technology. That means that making meat sustainably is the most important and urgent problem for the global scientific community. Impossible Foods' mission is to completely replace the use of animals as a food-production technology by offering consumers everything they currently value about animal products -- and making products that are vastly superior to their animal analogues. To do this, we are taking a revolutionary scientific and market-based approach. We are inventing efficient, sustainable ways to transform ingredients from plants into meat, fish and dairy foods that deliver all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the destructive environmental or public health impact. Our world-class R&D team has been building the know-how and technology platform to produce meat, fish and dairy foods from plants. Impossible Foods is experiencing rapid growth and is resolutely committed to leading all aspects of the plant-based food revolution—from discovery to commercial production. The only thing that will separate Impossible Foods from success and failure is our ability to recruit more world-class experts. Want to join? Check out the job openings and requirements below: The Extern, Sales Strategy & Analytics will primarily support our growing Retail grocery and International businesses. This individual will contribute to building the company’s sales reporting, including the creation of KPI dashboards for the management team. They will collect, coordinate, and disseminate critical sales data. Additionally, this individual will support the production of Sales content for many critical internal and external meetings, including Board meetings. Externs are expected to join for a fixed 3-6 month term, after which there may be opportunities to transition to a permanent position. We have the same expectations of our externs as of any team member. Given current office policy regarding COVID-19, this position is open to remote applicants.
Develop Impossible Foods’ internal sales reporting capabilities, including analyzing customer POS and syndicated data and preparing internal dashboards
Support sales forecasting for the S&OP process, including collecting forecast inputs from Sales and refining the forecast model with cross-functional partners
Support trade and promo process, including analyzing promo effectiveness in coordination with Finance and Retail teams
Build analyses to support new market launches and new products, including market sizing, new SKU forecasts, and more
Support the development of Impossible Foods’ internal sales reporting capabilities for International businesses, including with launches in new countries
Embody our Sales Operations team values of inspiring trust, embracing change, and committing to excellence
A Bachelor's degree in a related field
1-2+ years of experience within Consulting, Finance, Strategy, Operations, or Sales
Proficiency with Microsoft Suite – Excel, PowerPoint
Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize various work streams
Strong analytical and statistical skills, combined with the ability to clearly communicate the main takeaways to stakeholders from a wide range of functions
A continuous improvement mindset with demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvements to eliminate non-value added work
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment
Impossible Foods Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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About Impossible Foods
Impossible Foods Inc. is a company that develops plant-based substitutes for meat and dairy products. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, the company aims to give people the taste and nutritional benefits of meat without the negative health and environmental impacts associated with livestock products.