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Posted June 12th

Brand Ambassador | Sales Manager for South African Wines - Advini

New York, NY

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Posted June 12th

Brand Ambassador | Sales Manager for South African Wines - Advini

New York, NY

Function

Sales

Experience

Entry Level

Salary

70K-80K base plus bonus

Type

Full Time

About The Position
Leading Wine Importer is looking for its Brand Ambassador | Sales Manager. If you lived in South Africa and have 2-3 years in wine sales, this is a great opportunity for you. Home office (anywhere US)
ADVINI is a family owned wine business in operation since 1870.  It has more than 30 domains, chateaux and wineries in France and South Africa.  With sales close to $300M, the company employs 845 employees with a strong focus on the international markets.  South African wineries are:  Ken Forrester, L’Avenir, Le Bonheur – all in the heart of the most famous wine region Stellenbosch.    The Company wants to promote its South African portfolio and is looking for its first ever Brand Ambassador | Sales Manager, to be based anywhere in the US, close to a large market.   

Responsibilities
  • Actively promote and sale the ADVINI’s South African wine portfolio to local key accounts (on premise, off premise and regional chains).   Working within legal constraints and agreed upon importer way of working, the Brand Ambassador South African Wines is responsible for the trade pull of the brands.
  • With local accounts, open new accounts, establish Embassy accounts where ADVINI brands are heavily featured, seek BTG and BTB opportunities in bars and restaurants, educate and train all key customers. 
  • Support the local distributors in the territory.   Work with local distributors to close all sales opportunities.  Set-up work-with, training of the sales teams, attend trade shows, etc..  

Requirements
  • 2-3 years in wine sales
  • Lived in South Africa
Location
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New York, NY
Function Details
  • Reports To Export Manager
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