Market Sales Manager

Deschutes Brewery

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We are currently recruiting for a high energy, experienced beverage sales professional to join our team as the Market Sales Manager based in Grand Rapids or Detroit, with responsibility for half of Michigan and Ontario, Canada. This is a new position we are adding to our growing team!

The Market Sales Manager will serve as a key member of the sales team and will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with our distribution and account partners to promote Deschutes Brewery products within the territory. Market Sales Managers are accountable for achieving assigned volume and profit goals, assigned distribution goals, volume per outlet goals and securing all account standards.  

What Else You’ll be Doing:

  • On site promotions
  • Beer festivals
  • Training and educating distributor sales team
  • Financial (budget) responsibility
  • Launching new brands

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or comparable professional experience
  • At least three years previous experience in adult beverage sales preferred
  • Previous distribution management experience required
  • Must be highly organized
  • Must have excellent communication (verbal and written) and relationship building skills
  • Exceptional team player
  • Independent, self-starter
  • Enthusiastic and will to win sales approach
  • Valid driver’s license free from any DUIIs within the past three years
  • Passion for the craft beer industry
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, specifically working with Microsoft Office Suite