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Posted September 1st

Sales Associate GTA West

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Posted September 1st

Sales Associate GTA West






Full Time

Company Name: Corby Spirit and Wine Limited

Location: Ontario, CA - GTA West

Contract: 24 Months

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 Sales Associate is responsible for supporting the District Manager in meeting sales targets against the business fundamentals within a geographical territory of customers.

This customer facing role requires regular and frequent customer interaction, and in order to be successful the Sales Associate must be well organized, self-motivated and possess a strong will to win.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Under guidance of District Manager, supports a regular call cycle and service of liquor stores, agency, and grocery accounts.
  • Work with the District Manager in territory to support their needs in highest volume accounts
  • Supporting District Managers in delivering monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets for territory in order to support Corby's overall business goals.
  • Apply promotions to Corby product portfolio as approved by customer's head office. Promotional items consist of but are not limited to: 50ml value-add, neck tags, non-liquid value-add items, gift box or bags, and rebate coupons.
  • Report inventory issues to District Manager promptly or where possible handle the situation themselves so that it can be addressed with store staff.
  • In collaboration with District Manager, the Sales Associate is responsible for ensuring that monthly and quarterly sales objectives are developed, assist in loading into Corby's CRM and that the appropriate progress/tracking mechanisms are in place.

  • Responsible for understanding and executing against Corby's standards in collaboration with District Manager.
  • Accountable for learning, understanding and implementing the 'Corby Approach to Selling' standards in each sales call.
  • Able to operate effectively and collaboratively within a team environment; must contributes positively to overall team performance and dynamics.
  • Responsible for the timely reporting of competitor information and activity to District Manager
  • Accountable to perform all administrative duties to a high standard and to the appropriate timelines.
  • Performs other duties as required.

  • Qualifications and Skills:

  • Strong Customer Service Experience with proven success in a Sales/Service environment
  • Industry related sales experience an asset
  • Time management and organization skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Travel required (local) - must have valid driver's license and use of vehicle
  • Team oriented

  • Education Requirements

  • University degree or equivalent

  • 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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