Washington Brewery Representative

Ecliptic Brewing

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Position Title: Washington Brewery Representative

Supervisor: Sales Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt

Wage Grade:  Salary

Supervisory: None

Position Description: As the Washington Brewery Representative your job is to grow and manage sales at the account level in both the on and off premise throughout the entire state of Washington and Northern Idaho. This includes securing new distribution in accounts as well as maintaining existing ones, building incredible relationships with owners and buyers, and working closely with the distributor representatives to maintain and develop accounts. The candidate must reside in the Seattle area but be able to travel throughout the state of Washington and Northern Idaho. Travel would include anywhere that NWB, Odom, and Dickerson distribute too.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with accounts and sales reps with our distributors in Washington and Northern Idaho.
  • Pursue new on & off-premise distribution
  • Call on existing off and on-premise accounts to secure new distribution and maintain current business
  • Execute on and off-premise events that generate brand awareness and additional business
  • Develop and maintain strong, positive relationships with account staff, buyers, and owners. The same goes for distributor sales personnel
  • Participate in crew drives, distributor rep Work Withs, and any other sales/team building activities as needed
  • Work with Sales Manager and distributor partners to execute and achieve sales goals
  • Complete necessary administrative reporting and communications on a timely basis
  • Travel to company sales meetings/training at the brewery; participate in crew drives in other territories, and work with other members of the Ecliptic team as needed
  • Adhere to all budgets outlined to you and your territory
  • Other duties as assigned

 Required Qualifications:

  • Must have the ability to travel
  • Passion for craft beer and an active participant in the craft beer community
  • Sales experience preferred
  • Strong persuasion skills but with the ability to listen
  • Proficiency with computers and associated programs (Windows, Power Point, VIP, etc.)
  • Self-starter, motivated to work hard in a sometimes-unstructured environment
  • Strong communication skills: ability to talk to others to convey information effectively; strong written communication skills
  • Superior knowledge of all Ecliptic beers and craft beer in general
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to be proactive and take initiative
  • Excellent organizational skills- detail oriented & able to manage priorities and routine functions effectively and efficiently
  • Decision making skills: collect, assess and interpret relevant information and make sound judgment
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends and work more than 40 hours per week when needed
  • Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record
  • A car with the ability to use it for work for up to the first 6 months of employment
  • Must be able to lift and or move up to 50 pounds

Job Requirements

  • Able to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Able to stoop, crawl, twist, turn, lift, kneel, climb ladders and stairs
  • Able to regularly lift/carry 50 pounds
  • Able to work in indoor and outdoor environment with sometimes slippery floors
  • Able to work in varying degrees of temperatures that is typical for a retail food industry
  • Floor surface may vary from hard tiled floor or concrete to carpet
  • Ability to tolerate a high-level work pace that is typical for a retail food industry
  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud
  • Able to work 6-8 hours on your feet

What Ecliptic Offers:

  • Competitive base salary with a quarterly bonus potential
  • Expense account for sales related expenses and travel
  • Partial cell phone reimbursement
  • Reimbursed mileage on all work-related drive time in personal vehicle
  • Company vehicle provided within the first 6 months of employment with reimbursed gas
  • Vacation: 2 weeks a year PTO
  • Health Insurance- Eligible on the 1st of the month after 60 days. 50% paid by Ecliptic.

 

To apply please send your resume and salary requirements to eringrey@eclipticbrewing.com

 

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