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Posted September 10th

Sales Position - Veltins Brewery Representative

Chicago, IL

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Artisanal Imports, Inc.


Importer and Broker and Consultant

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Posted September 10th

Sales Position - Veltins Brewery Representative

Chicago, IL






40K - 45K



About The Position
Full time sales representative with Grant Import & Dist. in Chicago, IL, with a focus on Veltins Brewery. Veltins is a family owned and operated brewery since 1824, located in Grevenstein, Germany specializing in pilsner & kellerbiers.
We are accepting resumes for an open full time sales representative position at Grant Import & Distribution in Chicago, Illinois, with a focus on Veltins Brewery. Veltins is a family owned and operated brewery since 1824, located in Greventstein, Germany specializing in pilsners and kellerbiers. Truly fantastic beers! This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious candidates to join a sales team in expanding Veltins awareness in and around Chicago. Your focus will be to establish new accounts and grow business within those accounts, both on and off premise. Please read below for more details! If this job sounds interesting and exciting to you, please apply! 

Grant Importing & Distributing Co. Inc.
Sales Position: Veltins Brewery Representative

Territory: Chicago & New Suburbs

Job Description: Achieve maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration within an assigned territory and/or market segment by effectively promoting and selling Veltins products within the Grant Importing & Distributing Co. portfolio. 

Must make 8-10 sales calls per day and report call log weekly.
Must work at least 2-4 tasting events per month average.
Average of 12 New business calls per week.
Manage call schedule while creating new leads.
Create and submit route pre-plan to market manager.
Assist in Veltins events in territory.
Maintains professional image and demeanor at all times.
Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
Maintains consistent communication and positive relationships with the market manager, the distributor and key retailers and accounts.

Experience, Skills and Abilities:
Must live in the Chicago Metro Area.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights
Very well organized and adept at planning
2 yrs experience working within the beverage industry, whether wholesaler or supplier. Chain sales management a plus.
Proficiently in Excel, Work, Powerpoint and Outlook.
Excellent verbal, written, analytical and communication skills
Advanced knowledge of beer, the beer industry and the market in general
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college, or two years of related experience and training or a combination of the two.
Consistent visits to bars, restaurants and liquor stores.
Work environment will be a combination of home office, in a vehicle or out in the market.

1099 Contractor - paid by Grant Importing
Base, commissions, auto and phone allowance
Paid semi-monthly
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Chicago, IL
Function Details
  • Reports To Sales Representative for Importer