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Posted November 12th

Specialist, Luxury

Tampa, Florida

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Republic National Distributing Company



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Posted November 12th

Specialist, Luxury

Tampa, Florida






Full Time

Summary: Responsible for target brand and segment "street execution".  Develops and increases distribution of target brands.  Implements sales/merchandising programs for the target brands.  Works closely with supplier key contacts as well as the respective account base to develop market specific plans designed for the target brands and luxury segment. The individual will develop, maintain and expand market share by providing extensive customer service, including making sales presentations, coordinating promotions, seminars and conducting product tastings and staff training. Qualifications preferred minimum two years of sales experience with a minimum of one year in the wine and spirits beverage industry.  Must have strong wine knowledge and a wine and spirits certification.
 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Represents the RNDC target product portfolio, wine and spirits, in key market points of interest. 
  • Oversees and assists in the execution of all  major programs and events within the respective market. 
  • Identifies and leads the continual development of key account opportunities through the introduction of new products, the execution of marketing activities, and an ongoing assessment of potential brand marketing opportunities. 
  • Increases business opportunities by developing and conducting professional presentations, staff training sessions, and product seminars. 
  • Develops and executes product specific promotions and merchandising in key accounts. 
  • Schedule and coordinate trade events, wine maker events, and meet & greet with RNDC management. 
  • Under administrative direction, recommends strategies, objectives, and plans for the company's sales and profit objectives specific to the target brands. 
  • Builds and maintains relationships with Key Accounts and throughout the luxury segment. 
  • Schedules account sales and service calls on a regular basis including survey and consumer assessments during account business hours. 
  • Gathers, submits, and communicates tracking reports on marketing activity, promotion/event details, sales, and competitive activity. 
  • Works closely with RNDC key contacts to ensure specialized product availability and delivery. 
 Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and / or Experience:  Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four year college or university (preferred); or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Extensive wine knowledge required.  Wine and spirits certification.
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos, write simple correspondence, and to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Spanish bilingual abilities preferred. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
 Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts (such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume) and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions (in written, oral, or diagram form), and to deal with a variety of abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet, Microsoft Office Suite software (such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, and etc.), and order processing systems (such as Logility, Microstrategy, and etc.) or the aptitude to learn.  Microsoft PowerPoint Project Management software; Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word Processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Requires a current, valid state driver's license. 
  • Ability to meet vehicle insurance requirements as defined by the Company.
  • Alcohol Beverage Commission (ABC) License, as required by the state . 

Other Requirements: Ability to regularly operate a motor vehicle.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Tools & Technology:

  • Tools: Desktop computers; Laser Printers; Notebook computers; Personal computers.
  • Technology: Customer relationship management CRM software; Data base user interface and query software. 

Republic National Distributing Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy not to discriminate against any Employee or Applicant. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. This policy of nondiscrimination in employment includes but is not limited to: recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, employment advertising or solicitations, compensation, layoff or termination of employment.
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