Position Open - Posted Friday, October 5th 2018

Sales and Account Representative - San Diego

San Diego California Mid-Level Full Time Sales Tiny sufferfest logo 8.20.18

Quick Facts

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary Range: 50-60k
  • Home or Centralized Office: Centralized
  • Reports to: Director of Sales

About The Position


Sufferfest Beer Company is a functional beer company based in San Francisco that fuels the active, healthy, and passionate consumer with premium quality craft beer. Our dedication to making award-winning beer, coupled with our commitment to supporting the healthy & active community has led to a loyal fan base of professional athletes, craft beer enthusiasts, and everyone in between. We’re currently sold at 700+ California and Colorado locations and are rapidly growing!

What You Bring to the Table:
Sufferfest Beer Company is looking for an enthusiastic, professional, and motivated individual to spearhead sales and account management in the San Diego region. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Work closely with distributor partners to meet and exceed volume, distribution, rate of sale, and merchandising goals.  
  • Schedule regular monthly "work withs" with distributor sales reps.  
  • Acquire new on and off-premise customers driving initial sales and repeat purchases.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key buyers and retailers by scheduling tastings, managing promotion programs, and being highly visible at the retail level
  • Manage our established Tasting Assistant and Merchandising Manager programs in the San Diego region
  • Ensure effective internal communication by interfacing regularly with cross-functional co-workers and managers
  • Assist and participate in general Sufferfest sales and marketing events; including athletic events, happy hours, social media, community building efforts and more
Skills for Success:
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • 1-3+ years of industry sales experience
  • Craft beer market and industry knowledge 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Thrive with significant autonomy as this role will spend considerable time in the field
  • Strong communication and organization skills, self-starter with great work ethic 
  • Exemplary customer service and problem solving skills
  • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Ideal candidate values an active lifestyle, is driven to succeed and willing to perform many functions in a fast-growing startup
What You Get Out Of It 
This role offers the opportunity to build and be a key contributor to the Company’s Sales and Account Management team. Your contributions will be highly visible, and you’ll be helping to build a national brand!
  • This role reports to the Director of Sales. You will be an integral part of the Company’s success and you’ll gain exposure to all facets of the business
  • Early team member at a rapidly growing, fast-paced functional beer startup with unparalleled opportunity for professional growth and career trajectory acceleration
  • Full-time position with flexible structuring of hours to best manage designated territory
  • Market-leading salary and bonus structure, and equity package offered
  • Medical and dental insurance, vacation policy
  • Sufferfest gear so you can sling beer in style
  • Practice what we preach: Sufferfest team members love to run, ride, swim and enjoy the outdoors, followed by a refreshing beer. We encourage you to do what you love and earn your beer!

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Sufferfest Beer Company

HQ: San Francisco, CA