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Posted January 11th

District Manager, Retail


Pernod Ricard USA



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Posted January 11th

District Manager, Retail






Full Time

Company Name: Corby Spirit and Wine Limited

Location: Ontario, Remote

Corby'sportfolio of owned-brands includes some of the most renowned brands in Canada, including Wiser's Canadian Whisky, Lamb's Rum and Polar Ice Vodka. Through its affiliation with Pernod Ricard S.A., Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT Vodka, Chivas Regal, Glenlivet, Ballantine's Scotch Whiskies, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Beefeater Gin, Malibu Rum, Kahlua Liqueur, Mumm Champagne, Jacob's Creek, Wyndham Estate and Stoneleigh wines. An overview of the entire Corby portfolio shows over 5,000,000 cases sold annually, with Corby being a significant importer of wines and having an approximate 21 percent market share of spirit sales in Canada.

Why work at Corby? Because we are a great place to work! And we're not the only ones who think so. Corby was named one of Canada's Best Workplaces for 7 years by The Great Place to Work® Institute Canada, based on employee survey results and an audit of workplace excellence and people management practices.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Sales Manager, the District Manager is accountable for maintaining and managing the relationships with several existing accounts, mainly Retail Stores, as well as developing new business opportunities in their region.This position will cover a territory including Downtown Toronto, West Scarborough, and Etobicoke.

The ideal candidate will live in or be willing to relocate to the Toronto Core.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promotes and increases sales within territory through aggressive execution of national and regional marketing strategies while working with company policies, resources and budgets
  • Increases overall distribution of core and agency brands in liquor board retail stores, private stores and some licensees
  • Develops sales objectives and oversees activities at all retail outlets
  • Manages new product launches
  • Executes merchandising and promotional programs as per national and regional strategies
  • Call account tracking, administrative reports, shelving and display programs
  • Manages advertising and promotion budget within fiscal allocations as outlined by regional office
  • Functions cooperatively and effectively within a team environment; contributes to overall team objectives and dynamics
  • Performs other duties, as required

  • Preferred Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years related outside sales experience
  • 3+ years' related wine and spirits experience an asset
  • University degree or relevant work experience

  • Other Skills Required

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Strong time management and organization skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Team player
  • Travel required
  • Must have a valid driver's license

  • Interested Candidates should live in the Toronto Core or be willing to relocate.

    We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including aboriginal, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, creed, family status, national origin, age and gender.

    Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process or wish to view our accommodation policies, please contact the Human Resources Department at

    Thank you for your interest in Pernod Ricard and its subsidiaries, CorbySpirit and Wine Limitedand Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. All resumes submitted will be reviewed byourrecruitment team and kept on file for six months in consideration for this and future opportunities. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact provincial offices directly as all recruitment is coordinated through the Corporate Office in Toronto.

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