Chicago Sales Representative

Mikkeller San Diego

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About The Position

Mikkeller is an internationally recognized, award-winning brewery that continues to push
boundaries and innovate. Founded in 2006 by legendary brewmaster Mikkel Borg
Bjergsø, we continue to build a culture unlike any other brewery – and seek someone
who can help us continue to connect our beers with new people.
If you or someone you know is super passionate about beer, ready to take on a
challenge with a ton of opportunity, and prepared to prove you’re the best rep in Chicago, 
we’d love to see you apply for this role!

• Ensure the implementation of all sales and marketing programs for the entire
portfolio (Including Import Portfolio)
• Motivate distributor sales force to achieve sales objectives
• Focus on selling products and/or upgrading number of product lines across
distribution channels
• Identify target accounts with high affinity to the Mikkeller portfolio
• Conduct wait-staff / bartender educations, beer tastings and beer dinners
• Ensure merchandising standards are upheld on and off - premise
• Plan and execute on-premise promotions as permitted (note: evenings; weekend
• Develop and maintain close relationships with key accounts both on and off-
• Work with local distributors to increase brand awareness and consumption
• Be responsible for the allocation and use of point-of-sale materials
• Collect data (e.g. pricing, distribution) as required

• Compile and submit reports required for the sales division
• Operate within budget and use budget to build sales success

Observe all state and federal laws pertaining to the sale, merchandising and
promotion of malt beverages




• Bachelor's degree preferred
• One to two years malt beverage experience, preferably with at least one year at
a wine or beer distributor
• Ability to interface with various levels of management, at wholesale as well as
• Self-motivation and ability to work with limited amount of direction; ability to work
both independently and within a team to accomplish goals
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to speak in front of large
groups, conduct trainings/promotions
• Strong work ethic; demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple
• An intense competitive spirit with an assertive, confident personality
• Strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results
• Strong judgment and professional maturity
• Excellent problem solving skills; mathematically proficient
• Willingness to travel overnight and a good driving record

• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and Power Point

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