Chain Execution Specialist

Saint Archer Brewing Company

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Location: Southern California (city flexible)

Reports To: National Account Manager

Classification: Exempt, Salaried

Schedule: Full-time, 100% FTE


Job Summary: As an integral part of our sales team, the Chain Execution Specialist is both a sales and merchandising partner that works to grow volume and presence in the market while working closely with our distributor partners.

Essential Job Functions:

  • As established by management, execute sales and merchandising goals across multiple off-premise channels and accounts in Southern CA.
  • Work closely with distributor on a daily basis to ensure delivery on commitments and support merchandising needs.
  • Own the communication with assigned distributor on opportunities and wins, attending monthly planning meetings as applicable.
  • Execute displays in grocery, liquor and c-store to support features and programming. 
  • Plans out weekly route to include current programming, ad execution needs, and relationship building.
  • Maintains full distribution and display of products in assigned accounts per plan-o-gram.
  • Rotates stock, clean and stock display and price merchandise as appropriate.
  • Performs such duties as checking date codes, ensuring adherence to approved plan-o-gram.
  • Reports competitive best practices and competitive strategies to National Account Manager.
  • Recap and take action on outdated product, mandate gaps, out-of-stock situations or pricing inconsistencies.
  • Provide weekly recap to Saint Archer and distributor partners of activity from the prior week.
  • Follows Company policy in execution of work.
  • Performs special projects as assigned by Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in business-related field and 2 years of applicable experience, or combination of education and relevant experience in an applicable field.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Prior off premise sales and display execution in grocery, c-store and liquor store experience, preferred.
  • Considerable knowledge of brewing industry sales and marketing standards.
    • Proven demonstration of the following core competencies: commitment to quality assurance, detail-oriented, customer service, and communication skills.
    • Proven track record in building good relationships with customers and internal colleagues.
    • Highly self-motivated, organized and possess good time management skills.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills through use of effective verbal and written communication.
    • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving and leadership skills.
    • Candidate must have a flexible schedule and ability to work nights and weekends.
    • Computer competence in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, preferred.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive a car for extended periods of time.
    • Must be at least 21 years of age.
    • Must be willing and able to work in cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections of retail stores).
    • Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl, reach with hands and arms, work above shoulders, use hands to handle or feel.
    • Occasionally perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 30 pounds.
    • Occasionally stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, writing by hand, and sort/file paperwork or parts.
    • * Consistent with its obligations under the law, Saint Archer may provide reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

    Additional Perks:

    Saint Archer Brewing Co. is a craft beer brewery located in San Diego, CA. Employee benefits include health, dental & vision insurance, 401K with up to 4% match, generous monthly beer perks, discounted merchandise, and a rewarding environment based upon our culture, values and mission.


    Saint Archer Brewing Co. is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination against any employee or applicant seeking employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, public assistance status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    *This description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. It is intended to accurately reflect the activities and requirements of the position, but duties may be added, deleted, or modified as necessary. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.


    **Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

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