Meet The Team: Josh
Independent coffee businesses are all about the people creating the product, their expertise, their passion for good coffee making a difference in the world. We're lucky to work with such people and boast proudly that our staff, suppliers and wholesale partners are industry leaders in their expertise and drive.
In this series we're introducing you to the people who make Volcano Coffee Works tick. This time we're sitting down with Volcano's Grocery National Account Manager, Josh.
What do you do for Volcano?
I head up the retail team at VCW, trying to make Specialty coffee easily accessible through retail channels and allow people to have café quality coffee at home.
Ok, what do you really do?
I beg and annoy grocery buyers to stock our products!
How do you drink your coffee?
Long black in the morning and flat white in the afternoon or a cortado if I’m feeling adventurous.
What job did you do before this?
I’ve worked in a number of marketing and sales roles within the Food & Drink industry for companies such as Red Bull and Candy Kittens.
What’s some of the best advice you’ve ever been given?
Don’t be hungover on your own time.
Tell us something that annoys you?
Tell us something about you that may surprise us?
I was on the German version of Sun, Sex & Suspicious parents, I have a DVD of it somewhere to prove it.
Give us a favourite quote/ joke/ fact?
"Think of how stupid the average person is, and realise half of them are stupider than that." - George Carlin
Who would play your character in a film?
Rufus Sewell, always get told I look like him.
What’s the number one guideline you try to live your life by?
Don't take life too seriously you aren't around for that long anyway.