District Sales Manager-Seattle

Hop Valley Brewing Co-Sales

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General Summary: this person is responsible for sales, communication, growth and account penetration within an assigned territory and/or market segment by effectively selling Hop Valley's products. Personally contacts and secures new business accounts/customers and develops long term relationships thru trust with our Distributor partners and our retail customers. This position is responsible for using past knowledge and experience within the beer industry, retail support data and local market trends to drive sales and profitability for Hop Valley Brewing. District Sales Managers oversee all of the issues pertaining to our customers and distributor partner's experience, such as quality control, retail execution, promotional and sampling efforts behind all of the brands in the Hop Valley portfolio through out the On & Off Premise segments within their sales territory. This job requires a strong knowledge of beer, sales experience in the On& Off Premise segments of the beer business combined with powerful communication and good time management skills. This position reports to the Director of Sales.

Required Skills:

•!•  Self-Motivated

•!•  Strong Communication Skills

•!•  Bachelor's Degree or industry equivalent (Strong Knowledge & Experience in Beer Business)

•!•   Strong working knowledge of computers and software packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, & VIP)

•!•   Ability to Multi-Task & have good organizational skills

•!• Excellent Listening skills

•!• Must feel comfortable speaking in front of small and large crowds

•!• The ability to find the balance between persistence and being overbearing with customers and distributor partners

•!•  Strong cold calling skills are a must

•!•  Good analytical and problem solving skills

•!•   Must be able to  travel within given territory and occasionally out of state