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Posted September 11th

Brand Ambassador -Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

3735

Employer

Old Elk Distilleries, LLC

Industry

Supplier

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Posted September 11th

Brand Ambassador -Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Function

Marketing

Experience

Entry Level

Type

Part Time

About The Position
Old Elk Distillery is hiring a part time brand ambassador in Philadelphia!
Job Responsibilities:
  • Deliver on defined KPI goals related to market penetration, visibility and quality of execution within defined territory.
  • Maintain a key account list and develop personal relationships with key buyers/owners and managers in both on and off premise channels. 
  • Conduct in store tastings/promotions, seminars and staff trainings. 
  • Activate menu placements, features, events, and staff trainings on premise.
  • Use Social Media platforms to promote activities and highlight partner accounts.
  • Assist in preparing for and executing sales meetings to the distributor sales force. 
  • Monitor proper use of P.O.S. material. Follow through on all merchandizing commitments made to distributor management, sales personnel, and the trade. 
Sustainable Acquisition/Activation:
  • Identify sales opportunities within designated territory to acquire new accounts and expand existing placements. 
  • Coordinate with distributor to open/activate accounts not within the distributor’s account universe.
  • Identify and contact key decision makers using diverse methods and tools (cold calling/visit, social media, events, etc.).
  • Use of CRM system to manage leads and opportunities.
  • Research and develop non-traditional, non-licensed event opportunities for cross-channel marketing promotions.
  • Champion the on premise trade by managing lists of targeted account activations with urgency and intention.
Existing Customer Development:
  • Tailor our value proposition to increase business with existing customers / maximize penetration rate in a customer outlet (share of shelf). 
  • Maintain and nurture relationship with key decision makers after the initial purchase to build partnership.
  • Maintain calendar of activities and promotions ensuring distributor and third-party agency communications. 
Compliance: 
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to understand and represent the brand at the expert level.
  • Communicates account orders directly to appropriate distributor partners in real time.
  • Operates via all guidelines and restrictions imposed by the ABCC within territory at all times.
Essential Job Requirements:
  • Ability to work irregular hours including nights and weekends.
  • Willing to work Part Time, up to 25 hours per week.
  • High comfort level in the bar and restaurant environment (both craft cocktail and beer/shot bars) in addition selling to owners and influencers.
  • High comfort level in the retail environment selling to owners and influencers.
  • Ability to speak articulately about spirits.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated good level leadership/project management skills 
  • Strong negotiation skills 
  • Experience with medium to large account management preferred
  • Ability and willingness to work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to travel within their territory constantly.
The Ideal Candidate:
  • Embraces and entrepreneurial approach to selling and obtaining objectives.
  • Has previous experience selling alcoholic beverages, preferably with strong connections to the influential On Premise channels within their territory.
  • Understands the impact of social media on today’s consumer and willing to use SM platforms to their advantage.
  • Takes pride in themselves and what they do – are able to work with integrity at all times.
Compensation:
  • Commensurate with experience.
  • Competitive hourly structure plus bonus plan tied to field activity including but not limited to tastings and menu features.
Location
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