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Posted April 13th

Sales Representative - Hudson Valley, NY

Kingston, New York


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F.X. Matt Brewing Company

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Posted April 13th

Sales Representative - Hudson Valley, NY

Kingston, New York

Function

Sales

Experience

Entry Level

Salary

Commensurate with Experience

Type

Full Time

About The Position
This position will be challenged to grow company sales through retail execution, merchandising and promotional activity in the assigned territory. Competitive salary, bonus, car allowance, medical/dental, 401k and other benefits are available.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure the implementation of all sales and marketing programs for the entire portfolio
  • Motivate distributor sales force to achieve sales objectives
  • Focus on selling products and/or upgrading number of product lines in retail accounts (bars/restaurants, liquor/grocery stores)
  • Identify accounts that are not being penetrated with FX Matt products and develop a plan to establish business with such accounts
  • Conduct wait-staff / bartender educations, beer tastings and beer dinners
  • Ensure proper merchandising of on- and off-premise accounts
  • Plan and execute on-premise promotions as required (note: evenings; weekend festivals)
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with key accounts both on and off-premise.
  • Work with local distributor to increase brand awareness and consumption
  • Be responsible for the allocation and use of point-of-sale materials
  • Collect data (e.g. pricing, distribution) as required
  • Compile and submit reports required for the sales division
  • Operate effectively within corporate and budgetary guidelines
  • Track and monitor progress in all identified accounts
  • Observe all state and federal laws pertaining to the sale, merchandising and promotion of malt beverages

Requirements:
  • Candidates must live within the territory to be considered
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1-2 years beverage experience, preferably with at least one year at a wine or beer distributor
  • Ability to interface with various levels of management, at wholesale as well as retail
  • Self-motivation and ability to work with limited amount of direction; ability to work both independently and within a team to accomplish goals
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to speak in front of large groups, conduct trainings/promotions
  • Strong work ethic; demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple responsibilities
  • An intense competitive spirit with an assertive, confident personality
  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results
  • Strong judgment and professional maturity
  • Excellent problem solving skills; mathematically proficient
  • Willingness to travel overnight and a good driving record
Location
Kingston, New York
Function Details
  • Reports To Sales Director