Speciality Beer Importer - Regional Outside Sales Representative

Job Title: Regional Outside Sales Representative
Company: Speciality Beer Importer
Location: Chicago, IL
Industry Sectors: Beverage - Spirits / Alcohol
Craft Beer
Job Categories: Sales
Date Posted: 8/24/2014
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Job Description


The successful candidate will have a strong background in sales and passion for solving problems and creating value for the company and its customers.  Your responsibility will be to drive sales in a multi-state territory and work alongside our distributor partners as well as our retail partners to exceed sales goals and maximize profitability.  You will report to a Regional Sales Manager that will provide leadership and training both internally and externally and represent the company within the industry.




Drive sales in existing and new accounts, deliver superior account management, create and execute promotional and merchandising strategies


Become a market leader by studying trade outlets and trade factor, knowing existing and potential sales volume, utilizing all sales and marketing resources and monitoriing the competition


Assist sales and operations through inventory monitoring, route coverage, delivery and account service/maintenance


Resolve customer issues by investigating problems and developing solutions


Contribute to the success of the sales team by accomplishing sales goals and lead with the creation and implementation of new ideas




Previous sales experience to include:  exceeding sales goals, prospecting, negotiating and closing skills


Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for beer


Strong work ethic.  The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team


College Degree preferred


Some evening and weekend work may be required




Base Salary




Mileage Reimbursement




Health Insurance




Two Weeks Paid Vacation