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Posted February 24th

District Manager, South NJ, W&S

Employer

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits

Industry

Importer and Supplier

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Posted February 24th

District Manager, South NJ, W&S

CHEERS! Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits currently seeks a District Manager - South NJ, Wine & Spirits who possesses the below.

The District Sales Manager will be responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of all tactical sales activities as well as trade/customer marketing activities to enhance the growth and profitability of the Deutsch brand portfolio in Southern New Jersey.

Qualifications:
 College degree preferred
 A beverage industry professional with a minimum of 2 years' sales experience with a supplier or distributor; wine and spirits knowledge strongly suggested
 Experience selling to all channels of trade; should have strong existing trade/account relationships; prior measurable success in selling with other supplier or distributor would be desirable
 Proven ability in territory sales management including creative and fact-based selling
 Objective oriented, focused, and aggressive individual who needs little direction or supervision
 A strong team player able to work in an intense, fast-paced environment
 Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to direct the distributor sales forces and develop key, retail customer relationships
 Excellent communication and presentation skills
 Computer literate and functional in Microsoft Office
 Able to travel throughout the state on a regular basis for sales initiatives, distributor meetings and market surveys
 Lift and carry wine/spirits bag

Responsibilities:
 Work with wholesaler sales reps and managers to further their knowledge of the Deutsch portfolio and to develop improved working relationships within these key groups
 Interface directly with key on and off premise accounts to grow our business
 Manage key accounts by targeting sales by brand and monitoring execution via sales reports on a monthly basis
 Assist in overall brand development by identifying new account opportunities and working with distributors to execute
 Utilize market and customer knowledge to assist in development of distributor programs based on available resources
 Monitor and evaluate program execution within distributor sales force while in the trade 
 Conduct retailer and wait staff trainings to help create in-house ambassadors for our brands
 Conduct in-store tastings as necessary to move brands forward (can be nights/weekends)
 Motivate and manage distributor sales forces and executives through leadership; inspire confidence, gain respect as an effective company spokesman
 Utilize distributors account sold data to identify opportunities and achieve improved brand positioning
 Adhere to and effectively communicate company policy
 Perform administrative tasks as necessary in a timely manner Conduct sales meetings and product presentations for distributor sales staff