Want to know what it’s like to have a front row seat in the food and beverage industry? Basemakers, the premier retail merchandising and outsourced field sales company, works with more than 80 emerging brands to help them achieve dominant in-store visibility. Passionate about consistently delivering top quality service for all their brand partners across major U.S. markets, Basemakers is quickly on its way to becoming a nationwide company.
“Our current growth plans include hiring for our last two major metro markets: Boston and Miami,” Basemakers President and Partner Jake Savage said. “After that, we’ll look to layer up in our current regions around the U.S.”
As the company looks to expand from coast to coast, it remains committed to maintaining its team-oriented culture.
“Basemakers is a service-based business,” Savage said. “That being the case, we know that everything rises and falls on our people. There’s a mantra from author John Maxwell that we like to say around here: If you want your business to grow, add followers. If you want your business to multiply, add leaders.”
Savage attributes the successful growth of the company to the people who have helped build it.
“We believe that our company has multiplied over time because we’ve focused on hiring leaders. Our Rocky Mountain Area Manager, Alex, calls himself the ‘CEO of the Rockies.’ Nothing makes me happier than knowing our team members are taking ownership of their regions. Every one of them does.”
Basemakers’ culture is driven by strong communication (expect weekly team calls led by area and regional managers) and an emphasis on personal growth (each team member receives one free book per month to improve their understanding of sales, business, and leadership). The company encourages team outings and hosts annual team summits at beach houses in San Diego.
“Working with Basemakers has been a great experience since the start,” Savage said. “Each day brings something new as we’re presented with different challenges to overcome. The food and beverage industry is an exciting one to be a part of.”
Interested in joining Basemakers? They’re currently hiring for a Boston Area Manager, Philadelphia Territory Rep, Seattle Territory Rep, and NorCal Territory Rep.