Craft Beer Sales Rep
Prism Brewing Company is currently seeking a killer Sales Representative for our PA/NJ territories. This position will secure new business via direct sales and develop existing business via promotional execution and merchandising activities of the assigned & growing distribution network. Preference given to those who have experience in the market and/or heavily involved in the craft beer scene, but if you think you can kick a$$ we might give you a shot; just tell us why in your cover letter.
Duties & Responsibilities
Ensure the implementation of all sales and marketing programs for the entire portfolio
Motivate distributor sales force to achieve sales objectives
Focus on selling products and/or upgrading number of product lines in retail accounts
Identify accounts that are not currently customers and develop a plan to establish business with such accounts
Conduct wait-staff / bartender educations, beer tastings and beer dinners
Ensure proper merchandising of on- and off-premise accounts
Plan and execute on-premise promotions as required including evenings and weekends
Develop and maintain close relationships with key accounts both on and off-premise.
Work with local distributors to increase brand awareness and consumption
Be responsible for the allocation and use of point-of-sale materials
Utilize data reporting systems to collect data, monitor and track progress, and compile & submit reports as required
Sales or marketing experience preferred with at least one year of experience in the craft beer segment
Have an intense competitive spirit with an assertive, confident personality, but leave the attitude at the door.
Be able to interface with people from various backgrounds and in a wide array of responsibilities/positions with the confidence and ability to close a sale
Be self-motivated and able to work with limited amount of direction while maintaining a strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results
Have pride in yourself and a strong work ethic with a demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple responsibilities
Use strong judgment and have professional maturity
Possess excellent problem solving skills and be mathematically proficient
Be willing to travel overnight and a maintain a good driving record
Have proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and Power Point
Please send resumes and salary requirements with a cover letter telling us why we should hire you. Please do not call the brewery or taproom.
Instructions for applying
Please apply online at https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/Craft-Beer-Sales-Rep/1dcfa37d/
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This position was submitted by Rob DeMaria, Mad Scientist at Prism Brewing Company on 03/27/2014