Sales Representative

Fremont Brewing Co

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Sales Representative - Portland, OR

We are currently hiring a full-time Sales Representative for the Oregon market. The role of a Fremont Sales Representative is to purvey the shear joy and beauty that is Fremont beer.  This position will be responsible for expanding both on and off premise business within Fremont’s distribution network.  This job will be based in Portland or the surrounding area and requires approximately 50% travel time.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Responsibilities & Expectation

Join the Fremont Brewing Field Support Team

  • Spends 85% of time in the field, conducting sales calls to obtain and increase business for Fremont Brewing Company within designated territory
  • Aggressively pursue new distribution by visiting 8-10 accounts (on and off premise) per day completing the following:
    • Develop new relationships, sample, and sell to new accounts
    • Maintain and grow existing accounts through service and relationship development
    • Develop and execute account and market-specific sales strategies
    • Educate both new and existing accounts about new beers and seasonal releases
  • Plan and execute brewers nights, tastings, and beer dinners in accounts 
    • Support festival and special events throughout the market
  • Keep thorough records of all account visits
  • Become certified beer server within first 3 months of employment

Work Closely with Fremont’s Distribution Partners

  • Develop strong relationships with distributor reps through market support, ride-withs and beer/brand education
  • Execute annual growth goals for specific distributors/territories
  • Educate distributor sales teams on all things Fremont beer and culture
  • Work with distributors to manage beer quality issues in the market
  • Monitor OOD beer and have distributors pull when needed
  • Understand craft beer landscape and competing brands/distributors

Position Requirements

  • Effective time management and sales call planning with little to no daily oversight – an organized, highly motivated self-starter
  • Outgoing personality that loves working with all walks of life
  • Obsessive dedication to quality and detail
  • A passion for craft beer and working in a team-oriented environment
  • Valid drivers license and clean driving record
  • Must be 21 years of age

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to answer the question, “Why Does Beer Matter?”
  • Able to manage a flexible work schedule
  • Knowledge of brewing process, draft beer systems, package beer quality assurance, & off beer flavors
  • Unicorn hunter

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (8-10 hours)
  • Ability to move heavy materials (lifting up to 55 pounds, moving up to 160 pounds)
  • Ability to work in hot and cold environments

Fremont Brewing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, a dynamic and rewarding work environment, and growth for dedicated and committed employees. 

Fremont Brewing provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, military status, or political ideology in any of its activities or operations.