Ally culture

At Ally we are building an open community around inspiration, knowledge, and guidance, making resources even more accessible to all coffee people.

We are farmers, traders, baristas, writers, and educators, leading the change we want to see in the coffee world.

Meet Your Allies

Stephen Davidson - Northern California Sales - Oakland, CA
Stephen Davidson

Northern California Sales - Oakland, CA

Jessica Valverde - Logistics - Greenville, SC
Jessica Valverde

Logistics - Greenville, SC

Bram De Hoog - Central America Buyer - San Jose, Costa Rica
Bram De Hoog

Central America Buyer - San Jose, Costa Rica

Ed Brown - UK Sales - London, UK
Ed Brown

UK Sales - London, UK

Sara Frinak - Southeast Sales - Atlanta, GA
Sara Frinak

Southeast Sales - Atlanta, GA

Cris Mourão - EU Sales Manager - Gothenburg, Sweden
Cris Mourão

EU Sales Manager - Gothenburg, Sweden

Filip Odeholm - Lab Manager - Gothenburg, Sweden
Filip Odeholm

Lab Manager - Gothenburg, Sweden

Agnija Tilla - Eastern Europe Sales - Riga, Latvia
Agnija Tilla

Eastern Europe Sales - Riga, Latvia

Antone Abbott - Marketing and Design - Greenville, SC
Antone Abbott

Marketing and Design - Greenville, SC

Merisa Mangano - Northeast Sales - Brooklyn, NY
Merisa Mangano

Northeast Sales - Brooklyn, NY

Dane Loraas - Northwest Sales - Portland, OR
Dane Loraas

Northwest Sales - Portland, OR

Jeff Courson - Southwest Sales - Los Angeles, CA
Jeff Courson

Southwest Sales - Los Angeles, CA

Ricardo Pereira - Director of Specialty - Greenville, SC
Ricardo Pereira

Director of Specialty - Greenville, SC

Elena Lokteva - Colombia Buyer - Bogota, Colombia
Elena Lokteva

Colombia Buyer - Bogota, Colombia

Dean Kallivrousis - Midwest Sales - Kansas City, MO
Dean Kallivrousis

Midwest Sales - Kansas City, MO

Ildi Revi - Director of Learning - Greenville, SC
Ildi Revi

Director of Learning - Greenville, SC

Anderson Stockdale - Quality Control - Greenville, SC
Anderson Stockdale

Quality Control - Greenville, SC

Nora Smahelova - Western Europe Sales - Berlin, Germany
Nora Smahelova

Western Europe Sales - Berlin, Germany

James Tooill - US Sales Manager - Greenville, SC
James Tooill

US Sales Manager - Greenville, SC


Open positions

Marketing Manager

South Carolina, USA

Job type

Marketing Manager

Posted

October 25, 2018

Job:  MARKETING MANAGER

JOB PURPOSE SUMMARY:  To manage and direct the Ally Coffee brand presence in both the digital and physical world

Based at:  Ally Coffee Office in Greenville, South Carolina

Reports to: Director of Specialty Coffee

Date: November 2018

Job type:  Full Time Salaried- discussed upon interview

DIMENSIONS:  Develop and implement marketing plan in collaboration with company’s leadership; Plan, direct, and coordinate Ally events and presence at industry events; Guide marketing team to align with marketing plan.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. 1. Managing the public presence of Ally Coffee following marketing plan and current brand guidelines.
    • -Create formal marketing plan for 2019 based on guidance from Ally Coffee company’s leadership, and collaborate on future plans.
    • -Manage activities of Content and Graphic Design staff to align with marketing plan.
    • -Create sales marketing campaigns with US and European Sales Managers.
    • -Oversee website appearance, content, and functionality either directly or through managed delegation.
    • -Supervise all social media platforms—timing, content, appearance, and integration.
    • -Supervise forthcoming E-commerce platform.
    • -Collaborate with Director of Learning on aligning business strategy with learning programs, both internal and external.
  1. 2.Organizing and traveling to events, including origin trips
    • -Coordinate the following events annually (booth preparation, supplies, staff, support, itineraries):
      • –Global SCA Expo in April
      • –SCA World of Coffee in June
      • –National Coffee Association in March (possible)
      • –Coffee Fest (number TBD)
      • –Coffee Festivals (number TBD)
      • –Others (TBD- Coffee Roasters Guild, ASIC, Barista Camp, Bloom, etc.)
  • -Manage competition sponsorships and related activities
    • –Barista League: Manage and coordinate staff, activities, venue and supplies
    • –World Coffee Events: Coordinate Ally’s involvement in any preliminaries, Ally judges, donations. Direct and coordinate award winner items and travel
  • -Manage organization of origin trips with clients and sourcing team, including coordinating travel arrangements
  1. 3. Staying current on general marketing trends and coffee market issues
    • -Monitor NCA information (National Coffee Drinking Trends, industry news, etc.)
    • -Monitor SCA information (Retail Sentiment Index, industry news, etc.)
    • -Administer client and supplier surveys
  2. 4. Administrative Tasks
    • -Formalize marketing plan.
    • -Establish budget for marketing plan.
      • –Define each event budget.
      • –Manage green coffee donation to various events and related accounting.
      • –Calculate staff time and costs of participation in events.
    • -Manage and control spending according to budget.
    • -Onboard and lead department staff and contractors according to formal HR rules and practices.
    • -Hold regular staff reviewsin formal, structured manner.
    • -Manage payables accurately and in timeframe that meets accounting department requirements.
    • -Keep calendar accurately, so others can access information quickly.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • -Bilingual in Spanish OR Portuguese is preferred
  • -Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • -Strong organizational  abilities
  • -Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • -Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Skype required
  • -Proficiency in Salesforce, Google Analytics,and WordPress preferred

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • -5 years in marketing preferred
  • -2 years E-commerce experience preferred
  • -Coffee industry experience preferred, however open to other specialty food or beverage product
  • -University degree in marketing, business preferred, or liberal arts and sciences with relevant work experience

Qualified applicants: please send email and cover letter to info@allycoffee.com, with subject line MARKETING MANAGER APPLICATION

 

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Lab Manager

Gothenburg, Sweden

Job type

Sample Management

Posted

July 23, 2018

Our European team is growing and we are in need of a Lab Manager. This is an exciting and multi-faceted role for someone passionate about their work and eager to engage further with coffee. We are looking for someone positive, attentive, and proactive in managing our green sample stock as well as running the lab operations. The role requires close attention to detail and organisation; this is a full time, permanent position based in our Gothenburg, Sweden office. Experience working with coffee is preferable but not essential.

To apply for the rewarding opportunity to be part of a growing company, please contact Cris@allycoffee.com with both a CV and cover letter attached.

Apply online