Sales Representative - Houston

Independence Brewing Co,

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Independence Brewing Co. is currently seeking a sales rep for the inner loop Houston area. Independence Brewing Co. is a fast-growing brewery so this role requires a self-motivated individual, with a zeal for craft beer who leaves no opportunity unexplored. If you have a thirst for sales and award-winning beer and want to join a hard- working, dynamic team of creators, we’d love to speak with you!

*Must Live in Houston to be Considered*

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-3 Years of Sales experience in the beer industry.
  • Must live or have prior experience in the market area for which he/she is responsible.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to plan effective sales call days.
  • A passionate advocate for Independent Craft Beer.
  • Maintain a valid TX driver’s license with a clean driving record.  Driving history subject to checks at Company’s discretion.
  • 80% In Market Sales.
  • 20% Administrative/Office.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS:

The following functions are required but not meant to be all-inclusive.

  • Be able to achieve specified account goals and sales volume.
  • Develop strong relationships with account managers and decision makers within set assigned account base.
  • Utilize sales tools to execute sophisticated, fact-based sales presentations.
  • Develop efficient and profitable deliveries (when needed) for routes/routines.
  • Must be highly self-motivated and able to work a flexible work schedule (weekends, nights, and holidays).
  • Ensure quality standards through shelf life monitoring and draught line cleaning.
  • GROW INDEPENDENCE fan base through on-site promotions, in store tastings, and special events.
  • Work with our distributing partners to ensure solid communication on brands, account needs, and distribution gained.
  • Insure all licensed accounts in your respective market area are serviced and given the opportunity to purchase Independence products.
  • Develop and maintain a complete working knowledge of required administrative documents and team selling tools.
  • Promptly report all POS opportunities to management and distributor for specific accounts with signage, price features, etc.
  • Attend all required sales meetings.
  • Secure Independence Brewing portfolio in non-buying accounts.
  • Maintain an email/contact directory for all customers in your area of responsibility.
  • Monitor and report competitive activity such as pricing, special promotions, etc.
  • Efficiently assist/manage product orders to minimize product returns or order refusals.
  • Continually strive to maintain product price features or focus nights.  Execute regularly scheduled sampling events to grow brand awareness and grow retailer relations.
  • Continually strive to expand Independence Brewing Draught tap, and package distribution.
  • Achieves Company goals on distribution of products/packages by selling the entire portfolio into assigned accounts, and communicating NEW products/packages when necessary for roll out of new brands.
  • Adhere to scheduled ride with or market work with distributing partners.
  • Adhere to strict safe working practices, Company policies, and report any obvious hazards to management/ownership.
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