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Posted August 13th

On Premise Specialist, Dallas

Dallas, Texas

Wgs

Employer

William Grant & Sons

Industry

Production and Manufacturing

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Posted August 13th

On Premise Specialist, Dallas

Dallas, Texas

Function

Sales

Experience

Entry Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
We're looking for an On Premise Specialist based in Dallas!
Role Purpose
To advocate for selected core brands in the On-Premise in dedicated market.  Will be a market expert, influencing key thought leaders of assigned core brands.  Attract, Retain and Develop business across specific accounts.
Responsibilities
  • Build on-premise relationships with key influencers, utilizing education platforms and awareness of trends, both industry and non-industry; visit key accounts frequently
  • Execute WGS commercial excellence priorities and brand team marketing programs at priority accounts, with exclusive focus on assigned core brands
  • Develop relationships with top 10% at distributor partner (Influential sales people, Craft team, Mixology team), partnering with On-Premise District Manager
  • Support and leverage Brand Ambassadors as necessary relative to executing local events, recruiting and implementing in alignment with Commercial Excellence strategy
  • Work alongside On Premise DM and Regional marketing to develop specific programs for the influential On Premise accounts
  • Track activity and performance of key account relationships on Open bar
  • Execute agreed plan and seed/nurture new brands as directed in market in relevant accounts 
  • Execute assigned budgets against agreed CE expectations and agreed commercial KPI’s
Skills and Qualifications:
  • A strong background in the spirits and wine industry is required.   A minimum of 5 years supplier-side experience is highly valued
  • Excessive travel necessary, including air travel; must have a valid driver’s license
  • Exceptional selling, rapport-building skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and listening communication skills
  • Strong personal drive and individual initiative in daily routine
  • Solid problem solving skills and good analysis skills
  • Effective distributor management capabilities and the ability to gain commitment of the distributor/broker sales and management teams to WGS initiatives
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite
  • Bachelor’s Degree is strongly preferred
Location
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Dallas, Texas
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