MidWest Market Manager
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The California Cider Company is in search of an experienced Market Manager to join their growing team. The Sales Manager will be responsible for developing 30-, 60- and 90-day sales plans, in addition to ongoing quarterly and long-term sales goals.
- Passion and commitment to building a brand with entrepreneurial spirit
- Chain Calling Experience Preferred
- Team driven, internal drive, a self starter, passionate, high energy, resourceful, responsible, flexible, and strong organization skills
- Preferred 5+ years field sales experience in Beverage
- Ability to work in a mobile environment and navigate assigned territory
- Excellent communication skills
- Capable of analyzing information and assembling presentations for buyers
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) and ability to learn proprietary software applications
- Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
- Clean driving record required (No DUIs)
- Regular ride alongs with wholesaler representatives.
- Visit and maintain contact with retailers, restaurants, bars.
- Fulfill needs of distributors.
- Communicate on daily basis w/ Sales Director regarding orders, trends, successes, and difficulties.
- Monitor wholesaler’s inventory and depletions.
- Analyze sales data/ performance on a monthly basis.
- Complete company administration requirements on time and regularly, including expense reports, weekly/month recaps, monthly calendar, budget management, and daily e-mail responses.
- Be thoroughly acquainted with every key decision maker or decision influencer in accounts.
- 2+ promos / staff trainings and 2+ weekend events, monthly.
- Visit a minimum of 10+ accounts a day.
- Participate in beer samplings, promotions, beer festivals and all related events.
- Build & maintain relationships by communicating regularly with our distributor sales managers.
- Conduct quarterly sales meetings / presentations with our distributor’s sales staff.
- Paid Time Off
- Mileage Reimbursement and Expense Account
- 401k Contribution Matching Program (company matches up to 4% of salary)
- Healthcare (60% of premium paid after 90 day introductory period)