Entry level consumer product sales position that will perform account visits with the frequency outlined by manager for top accounts in marketplace.
Improve portfolio distribution, position and visibility vs. competitive brands through adherence to supplier standards.
Activities include but are not limited to product distribution, negotiating drink features, menu placements, back bar location, installing permanent and non-permanent signage, train staff, set up staff incentives, schedule and administer onsite product promotions, monitor and maintain Company standards for activities.
Assist in “selling-in” new items and strategic initiatives.
Build relationships and good will with the licensee and Distributors.
Utilize state-of-the-art technology to track account details and contacts.
Responsible for planning daily activities, and providing daily recap of results and accomplishments to management team.
Maintain an up-to-date awareness on product information and supplier initiatives (i.e promotions, advertising, industry trends).
Merchandise off-sale/retail accounts and reset shelf space, cold box and build displays to correspond with supplier promotions and incentive programs.
Present self with integrity, professionalism and commitment to Company Wine &Spirits salesperson responsibilities and policies.
Work flexible hours (evenings, and/or weekends as required.)
Overnight travel as required.
Additional hours required during the peak season of October, November and December.
High School Diploma/GED.
Goal-oriented, focused, and assertive individual who needs little direction or supervision.
At least one year of experiencein a selling environment
Basic understanding of wine and spirits to include regions/varietals, product/food pairing techniques, basic production, and service.
Proficient at calculating commissions, percentages, and reviewing comparative sales data for analysis.
Adaptable and able to assist a variety of internal customer groups and varying personality types.
Thrive on creating and selling innovative ideas and demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit.
Reside within a thirty minute radius of a retail account within the established territory.
Possess a dependable vehicle, valid driver's license, proof of state registration and insurance, and an acceptable driving record.
Lift and carry a 45+ pound case of product on a repetitive basis.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Bachelor's degree strongly preferred with a Sales/Marketing concentration strongly preferred
Industry knowledge to include basic understanding of distribution, wine varietals and leading spirit categories
Company recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state and municipal laws. The Company prohibits discrimination on other bases such as ancestry, medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws. We make reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. Candidates should possess the right to work in the United States, as it is not the general practice of Company to sponsor individuals for work visas.