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Posted August 13th

Disaronno Brand Ambassador – Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Disaronno

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Importer

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Posted August 13th

Disaronno Brand Ambassador – Chicago

Chicago, IL

Function

Sales

Experience

Mid-Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
We are hiring a full-time Brand Ambassador for the Chicago market to help grow our brands with a particular emphasis on our Irish Whiskey brands.
Disaronno International is the importer and seller of the renowned Disaronno Originale, Zucca Rabarbaro and the world class Walsh Irish whiskies which include Writers’ Tears and The Irishman Founder’s Reserve.   We are hiring a full-time Brand Ambassador for the Chicago market to help grow our brands with a particular emphasis on our Irish Whiskey brands. 
 
Position Summary:
The Brand Ambassador will be the local market expert on the Disaronno International portfolio and will lead the company’s efforts in attracting interest and adoption of local cocktail and whiskey accounts.  The position will focus 80% in the on-premise channel and 20% off-premise.  

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Build brand distribution and relationships with target accounts in designated neighborhoods 
  • Increase drinking occasions for Disaronno Originale by securing new cocktail menu features
  • Grow distribution of Writers’ Tears and Zucca Rabarbaro
  • Provide master class level brand training at the distributor, account and consumer level 
  • Engage the trade and consumers through brand sampling to drive trial and awareness 
  • Represent the brands at local and national consumer and trade events targeting influencers  
  • Support distributor efforts to achieve market goals for each brand
  • Share intelligence on consumer trends and competitive activity within market
  • Track, measure and report on budgets and recap results on a regular basis
Minimum Requirements:
  • 3-5 years sales experience within the spirits category with steady track record of success
  • Irish Whiskey category experience is a must
  • Excellent public speaking, presentation and communication skills
  • Strong local market knowledge with existing key accounts relationships  
  • Ability to understand, manage and responsibly track assigned budgets
  • Computer proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and web-based reporting tools
  • Willing to work full-time, non-traditional hours with up 25% of time traveling out of market 
  • Good credit history with a clean driving record and own transportation 
  • Able to lift / carry weight in excess of 40 lbs and sit/stand for prolonged periods 
Location
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Chicago, IL
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