Sales Representative- Western Massachusetts

Craft Collective

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Searching for two sales representatives- one in Western Massachusetts, one in Rhode Island. Our preference is that you live in the territory.

ABOUT CRAFT COLLECTIVE: Craft Collective is Massachusetts' only independent distribution company focused on quality, small, craft producers. We focus on quality and freshness, with ample refrigeration, a fully climate-controlled warehouse, and refrigerated delivery vehicles. Our people represent our brands with enthusiasm and diligently care for our products. We're honest, accommodating, and committed to helping small craft producers succeed. We work with suppliers like Fiddlehead, SingleCut, Oxbow, Aeronaut, Finback, Idle Hands, Kent Falls, and more. You can view our portfolio at www.getcraft.co.

EMPLOYMENT AT CRAFT COLLECTIVE: Craft Collective is a well-capitalized startup company. We offer competitive pay, employee ownership, and a craft-beer enthusiast culture. We are dedicated and passionate about this industry. We work hard and will expect the same from you.

POSITION OVERVIEW: We are seeking a craft beer enthusiast to join our team in a sales role. You will work alongside our Founders to build the company’s culture and all facets of its business operations. You will gain experience in sales, logistics, and business management. A successful candidate in this role will have the opportunity to significantly expand his or her responsibilities as the company grows.

Responsibilities include establishing relationships with on-premise and off-premise retail accounts, soliciting orders from retail accounts, scheduling and execution promotional events, attending beer industry events and festivals to represent Craft Collective and/or our brands, ensuring proper stock rotation at our retail accounts, and handling customer service inquiries from retail accounts.

Other responsibilities may include assisting in supplier business development efforts, assisting in the development of order taking and inventory software, helping to identify and improve general business processes, and assisting with the development of corporate and brewery marketing campaigns.

DUTIES & REQUIREMENTS: Develop new account relationships. Demonstrate knowledge of our product portfolio to beer buyers and employees of retail accounts we serve. Successfully sell and ensure placement of Craft Collective products. Respect the beer — treat all product you handle as if it were beer you would be drinking. Communicate with customers in a professional and courteous manner. Handle customer inquiries. Organize and execute floor displays. Follow Craft Collective’s Code of Conduct.

Work schedule is full-time, generally 8-5PM M-F, with work  necessary on some nights and weekends.

PREREQUISITES: College Degree. Craft beer industry sales experience preferred but not necessary. Access to a vehicle that you are willing to use for business purposes. Ability to lift up to 80 lbs consisting of cases and kegs. Dexterity needed to bend, stand, lift, and twist repeatedly.

COMPENSATION: Competitive pay based on experience including a base salary and bonuses. Employee stock options. Group health and dental. Life insurance and short & long-term disability insurance. 401(k) with match. 529 College Savings plan. Vehicle stipend. Cell phone stipend. Access to awesome beer!

MORE INFORMATION: For more information about Craft Collective, please visit www.getcraft.co.