Marketplace Selections - Craft & Specialty Import Beer Manager

Job Title: Craft & Specialty Import Beer Manager
Company: Marketplace Selections
Location: Peoria, IL
Industry Sectors: Distributor
Job Categories: Sales
Date Posted: 6/5/2014
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Marketplace Selections is seeking a highly motivated, self-starting, craft/premium import fanatic to fill a full-time Beer Manager position. If you are interested in joining the Marketplace Selections sales team, please attach a resume to your application.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Develop and executestrategic plans for portfolio management, brand building activities and metrics.

-Ensure maximum focus on portfolio that leads to exceeding volume, profit, share and retail execution goals.

-Provide expertise, communication and leadership on portfolio management strategies, brand priorities and promotions, pricing strategies, and selling and execution strategies.

-Manage reporting for all sales and distribution.

-Collaboratively develop and facilitate an annual training calendar.

-Develop and maintain positive, constructive business relationships with internal team members, suppliers, and retailers.


-Strong passion for beer required; Beer knowledge strongly preferred; Demonstrated ability to analyze a situation and develop a strategic plan; Strong execution skills; Proven track record in developing and implementing marketing initiatives in order to drive sales and profitability; Demonstrated leadership, social, and team building skills; Self motivated and able to work independently on projects and function effectively in a team environment; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Highly proficient in Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, and Power Point; Goal oriented and a demonstrated ability to continually prioritize tasks; Highest level of business and personal maturity, ethics

Cicerone certified

Our expansive portfolio includes Stone, Founders, Two Brothers, Victory, Great Lakes, Shelton Bros, Wetten Imprters, TBS, AleSmith, Lost Abbey/Port Brewing, North Coast, New Holland, Captal Brewing, S&H Imports, Stiegl, Southern Tier, Smuttynose, Anchor, Left Hand, Dark Horse, Ska, Rogue and others.

****Minimum requirements: 3 or more years of beverage industry experience

*Management reserves the right to revise this description at any time.


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