Sales Manager - Indiana / Michigan Territory & North Carolina / South Carolina Territory

Merchant du Vin

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Merchant du Vin (MdV) is the premier specialty beer importer representing seven family-owned and three abbey-owned breweries from England (Samuel Smith’s), Scotland (Traquair House), Germany (Ayinger & Pinkus) and Belgium (Green’s Gluten-Free, Brasserie du Bocq, Lindemans, Orval, Rochefort & Westmalle).  Each brewery has a deep, rich brewing tradition and many beers are considered benchmarks in their respective style. 

MdV is looking for two highly self-motivated Sales Managers, one based in Michigan or Indiana and one in Charlotte, North Carolina, to grow sales and market presence in the on and off premise sales channels. 

Overall Responsibilities Include:

  • Increasing distribution and sales through face-to-face meetings, phone calls and email
  • Building strong relationships with buyers at top on and off premise accounts offering staff trainings, tastings, events and programming
  • Building strong relationships with distributor sales personnel through work-withs, sales meeting presentations / training and events
  • Managing sample, sales and travel budget
  • Creating and hosting events to promote MdV

Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years of experience in beer sales
  • Possible evenings and weekends, including overnight travel
  • Strong persuasion skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High level of organization

Benefits:

  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Expense budget
  • Mileage compensation
  • Company laptop; internet and cell phone monthly service reimbursement
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