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Posted June 11th

Sales Representative - Long Island, NY (Suffolk & Nassau Counties)

Hempstead, New York

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Employer

F.X. Matt Brewing Company

Industry

Manufacturer

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Posted June 11th

Sales Representative - Long Island, NY (Suffolk & Nassau Counties)

Hempstead, New York

Function

Sales

Experience

Entry Level

Salary

Commensurate with Experience

Type

Full Time

About The Position
Love beer and want to work for a growing, dynamic, family-owned company?
This position will be challenged to grow company sales through retail execution, merchandising and promotional activity in the assigned territory. Competitive salary, bonus, car allowance, medical/dental, 401k and other benefits are available.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure the implementation of all sales and marketing programs for the entire portfolio
  • Motivate distributor sales force to achieve sales objectives
  • Focus on selling products and/or upgrading number of product lines in retail accounts (bars/restaurants, liquor/grocery stores)
  • Identify accounts that are not being penetrated with FX Matt products and develop a plan to establish business with such accounts
  • Conduct wait-staff / bartender educations, beer tastings and beer dinners
  • Ensure proper merchandising of on- and off-premise accounts
  • Plan and execute on-premise promotions as required (note: evenings; weekend festivals)
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with key accounts both on and off-premise.
  • Work with local distributor 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 effectively within corporate and budgetary guidelines
  • Track and monitor progress in all identified accounts
  • Observe all state and federal laws pertaining to the sale, merchandising and promotion of malt beverages

Requirements:
  • Candidates must live within the territory to be considered
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1-2 years 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 retail
  • 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 responsibilities
  • 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
Location
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Hempstead, New York
Function Details
  • Reports To Sales Director
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