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Posted October 12th

Beer Ranger - Chicago

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New Belgium Brewing Company

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Posted October 12th

Beer Ranger - Chicago

Remote

Function

Sales

Experience

Mid-Level

Salary

50k-60k

Type

Full Time

About The Position
An account-level sales person focused on growing NBB’s business within the greater Chicago marketplace.
An account-level sales person focused on growing NBB’s business within a specified universe of key accounts in a market. The Beer Ranger job is special at New Belgium because how the job gets done is every bit as important as the results achieved in the marketplace. The Beer Ranger acts as NBB’s ambassador of good beer, good cheer and champion of quality assurance in the marketplace and at the distributorship. Like all members of the NBB Ranger team, the Beer Ranger is required to have fun while being a New Belgium Ambassador. The primary area of focus will be the greater Chicago area. The successful candidate will reside in the covered territory.

Essential Duties:

  • Market Development and Account Nurturing; manage the growth and development of the NBB brands, build strong partnerships with key accounts on and off premise, achieve specified account goals, maintain high visibility in the market (promos, trainings, incentives), and perform business reviews.
  • Distributor Knowledge and Coordination; main communication source, build partnerships, prepare and conduct presentations, understanding of key contacts, and developed understanding of distributor process
  • NBB Communication and Deliverables; Knows and communicates pricing, programming and trends; assist with delivering monthly deliverables (product lineup, pricing, trends, etc); identify and execute local sponsorships, events and donation opportunities; Responsible for operating and reporting within Expense and budget parameters
  • Building and Managing Distributor Partnerships; conduct monthly business review meetings, assist in development of distributor spending plan, coordinates beer/POS inventory and billing/credits
  • Other duties as assigned
Education/ Experience/Skills:

  • 2-3 years experience in sales, management or customer relations
  • Must have high aptitude for learning, be a self-starter, and a great people connector
  • Experience or understanding of distributor workings and key account contacts are a plus
  • Requires basic competence in computer in word, excel, and e-mail
  • Strong communication and presentation skills coupled with a dynamic public speaking presence are also a plus
  • Squeaky Clean Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) and ability to drive an automobile. 

Wage information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is New Belgium's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position.  The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, or other position-related reasons.

Starting Salary: $50,000-$60,000

All Full time Coworkers at New Belgium enjoy the following benefits after one calendar month of employment: Medical & Dental Insurance (options available for dependents), Basic Term Life and AD&D Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, PTO, 401k Match, Paid Caregiver Leave,  Profit Sharing, Sales Variable Pay Program, Company Vehicle Program, Mobile/Data Plan, Internet Reimbursement. Details will be shared and questions answered during our interview process.

New Belgium welcomes all. We are committed to building an environment that is diverse, equitable and inclusive within our own walls and amidst the entire craft beer community.
New Belgium strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender identity and expression (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Location
Remote
Function Details
  • Reports To Area Sales Manager