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Are you a results-driven sales professional with a passion to use your talents to make a difference? We want you to help us create change in food waste practices for the better. Read on if you are looking for an opportunity to join an award winning team in a fast growing company with a food waste solution that will bring change where it is needed most.


Position Title: Sales and Business Development Professional 


Location: Cork Area/Hybrid 


MyGug is a fast-growing West Cork based award winning company bringing an Irish designed manufactured and produced green technology solution to the market. We use the power of anaerobic digestion to turn food waste into clean renewable energy for cooking and growing. 

We are passionate about sustainability and climate change and our ambition is to create positive impact with our food waste-to-energy product MyGug. Food waste is produced in the largest amounts in smaller settings such as businesses, homes and schools. Our technology is a best-in-practice solution for food waste management with excellent sustainability credentials.  

We are currently looking to hire a Sales and Business Development Professional to join our team and be part of our journey in creating positive impact in the fight against climate change. You will play a pivotal role in driving sales, establishing partnerships, and expanding our market presence. If you are passionate about sustainability, have a proven track record in sales, and want to contribute to a company making a real difference, we want to hear from you. 



The ideal candidate will have: 

5 years+ sales and business development experience, ideally within a B2B environment ( hospitality/food business/ education)

A keen and demonstrated interest in sustainability and innovative solutions. 

A degree qualification in a relevant subject area (Business/Sales/ Sustainability). 

Demonstrated consistent overachievement of quota towards revenue goals 

Excellent forecasting and reporting capabilities. 

Strong organisational skills and the capacity to manage a large funnel of leads. Excellent working knowledge of CRM systems. 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with fluency in English. 

Strong work ethic with demonstrated ability to initiate and high level of motivation to succeed. 

Additional Skills/Preferences 

Energetic and excited by the challenge of working in a new company with sustainability values and positive impact goals.  

The ideal candidate will have the rare opportunity to join the company at this early stage as we prepare to scale the business working directly with senior management. We value our team and provide a vibrant supportive working environment with great opportunities for promotion and career progress within the company  

We are offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience & generous commission package with benefits to the right candidate. 

Duties Include 

  • Identify new business opportunities in our growth areas and emerging markets. 
  • Generating leads and creating pipeline for potential sales. 
  • Driving sales in current and new pipeline with high conversion of sales opportunities.  
  • Achieving sales targets set by the company. 
  • Creating sales development plans and forecasting sales and growth projections with the support of the leadership team. 
  • Developing excellent customer relationships ensuring that high service standards are maintained consistently. 
  • Assisting customers in providing all necessary and important information about our products and service. 
  • Providing regular updates on sales progress and targets to leadership team (reports and briefings 


 Application Process 

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to hello@mygug.eu. Please include “Sales/Business Development Professional” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is 21st February 2024.  

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present at the interview panel. Applications will be treated in strict confidence. 

Company Culture 

MyGug provides a safe environment that encourages personal and professional growth, nurtures trust, facilitates the development of new values, and fosters long-lasting connections. We take great pride in being an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to a discrimination-free workplace and do not engage in employment discrimination based on race, religion, colour, national origin, ancestry, membership in the travelling community, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. This policy encompasses all aspects of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.