Market Manager KS & Western MO

Tallgrass Brewing Co

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Function:  Sales

Employment Type:  Full Time

Category:  Beer

Relocation Opportunity:  No

Job Level:  Mid-Level Sales

Home or Centralized Office:  Home

Reports to:  Director of Sales & Marketing

# Of Direct Reports:  0

Position Overview

The Market Manager will work under the Director of Sales & Marketing to increase sales in the volumetric territories of Kansas & Western Missouri.  This includes direct responsibilities for key on and off-premise accounts, securing new distribution in existing/new accounts and working hand-in-hand with our distributor partners in the assigned territory to maintain/develop all trade initiatives.

Essential Jobs Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain points of distribution at current on & off premise key accounts
  • Build lasting relationships with key accounts on & off premise
  • Establish lasting relationships with our wholesale partners
  • Create brand awareness via wholesale, retail & consumers
  • Aggressively pursue new on & off premise distribution
  • Execute weekly and monthly goals including account calls, focus brands, new brand launches, ride-alongs, etc.
  • Wholesale order tracking to maintain necessary inventory to facilitate sales in the territory
  • Build upon the strong culture already in place at TBC
  • Frequent communication within all departments of TBC along with distributor network
  • Execute all sales goals and manage personal budgets outlined to you and your territory
  • Pertinent duties as periodically assigned by the Director of Sales & Marketing

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • A passion for Craft Beer and knowledge of the craft beer industry
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Prior experience in a beer, wine and/or liquor sales position
  • Knowledge of the Tallgrass portfolio
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skill set
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Social perceptiveness on all levels
  • Knowledge of the VIP / iDig
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 40 hours a week, including but not limited to several nights, weekends and/or holidays
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds
  • MUST RESIDE IN THE 2 STATE TERRITORY
  • MUST HAVE DISTRIBUTOR OR SUPPLIER EXPERIENCE
  • MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE & BE INSURABLE

What Tallgrass Brewing Co Offers

  • A fun, innovative work environment
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • ESOP
  • Vehicle
  • Competitive rate for experienced individuals with the right skill set
  • PTO

Please submit resume and cover letter with your work experience upon applying.

Tallgrass Brewing Company is an equal opportunity employer. 

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