Bootleggers Brewery - Sales Representative

Job Title: Sales Representative
Company: Bootleggers Brewery
Location: Fullerton , CA
Industry Sectors: Craft Beer
Job Categories: Sales
Date Posted: 12/9/2013
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Do you have the drive to succeed in one of the hottest growth industries in Southern California? Are you tired of the day to day 8-5 and are you ready to head into the mix?

 

Bootlegger’s Brewery, a 5 year old and rapidly growing microbrewery located in Fullerton CA is actively seeking energetic and hardworking team players to join our Sales Team in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. We’ve moved into our new production facility and we are growing.

 

The ideal candidate would have experience in craft beer sales, a background in merchandising or route sales; know who the players are within the territory and of course love great beer!

However we are willing to train the right person who wants to work hard, be aggressive with a positive attitude and represent us successfully! Our Sales Representative shall be responsible for the promotion & sales of draft and bottled beer in both off and on premise accounts in an assigned territory, work closely with distributors to grow sales volume, open new accounts, and maintain existing accounts while developing new relationships throughout the distribution network. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in learning and growing in their profession with one of the top breweries in Southern California.  

 

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to
*Increase market share and same-store sales of our beers. 
*Aggressively pursue new accounts and build relationships with existing accounts. 
*Develop expert beer knowledge and understanding of our portfolio. 
*Manage individual time and activities to maximize sales volume in defined territory. 
*Maintain responsible marketing expenses to achieve maximum return on investment. 
*Conduct beer tasting and account staff education with key accounts. 
*Sales Performance- the Sales Representative will be required to meet or exceed established sales standards
*Organize, plan and staff promotional & special events 
*Accurately report activities and account records in our database   

 

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

*Beer sales experience at distributor or brewery level

*Cicerone Beer Server certification REQUIRED (or currently taking the Cicerone course) 
*Excellent written and oral communication skills a must. 

*Excellent persuasive selling and relationship development skills a must. 
*Bachelor's Degree, equivalent experience is a must. 

*Bilingual in English/Spanish language preferred.
*Service industry and hospitality experience preferred. 
*Mastery of basic computer programs such as Excel, Word, and Outlook. 
*Available to work Monday through Friday as well as occasional weekend days as required

 

Compensation is dependent on experience; benefits include paid vacation, sick pay, paid holidays, and health insurance.  

 

If you have the passion to succeed and want to be part of something truly special submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary history via email to careers@BootleggersBrewery.com.

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer.