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Posted September 24th

Sales Trainee - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin

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Posted September 24th

Sales Trainee - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin






Full Time

Beechwood Sales & Service, a craft and import beer distributor has an excellent full-time opportunity in our sales department. We are currently looking for a full-time Sales Trainee in Madison, Wisconsin. This person will be responsible for the successful sale, distribution, and retail execution of Beechwood products and related programs resulting in the overall volume growth within the assigned territories of Madison, Wisconsin. This individual will also be responsible for merchandising of accounts. We are looking for an energetic individual with a strong work ethic and a strong sense of responsibility to join and contribute to our team.

Beechwood has been recognized as a Top Workplace in Southeast Wisconsin for eight years. You have a chance to work with talented people in a collaborative environment and we provide top-notch benefits including health insurance, 401(k) with a company match, and much more. To learn more about us please visit our website at

We like to consider ourselves as the "beer half-full" kind of people. Apply today to learn more!

  • Develop and maintain effective customer relations and promote the good will of the company
  • Ongoing staff support for sale, distribution, and placement of all Beechwood products
  • Proper merchandising of accounts with permanent and paper POS (Point of Sale)
  • Ensure that all product is rotated and code policy is followed
  • Organize & execute floor displays and placement of brand promotion materials at all accounts
  • Handle customer inquiries regarding credit, delivery, product information and other inquiries as they arise
  • Effective accounts receivable collections within corporate credit policy
  • Maintain a regular schedule of weekly appointments with accounts in assigned area
  • Support promotions in accounts as directed by Area Sales Manager
  • Assist in developing new accounts and new placements
  • Execute monthly goals as related to respective business activities
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Use of hand and foot controls for driving
  • Walking and climbing stairs
  • Two handed lifting, handling and carrying of cases from floor to overhead levels on a frequent basis.
  • Pushing and pulling a hand truck and/or cart on level and inclined surfaces on a frequent basis
  • Sustained squatting, kneeling, and/or bending while handling products
  • Sufficient manual dexterity to operate business equipment including, but not limited to, computer, telephone, adding machine


  • Bachelor's degree with a preferred emphasis in a business or marketing related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
  • Ability and willingness to work independently and as part of a team
  • Enthusiastic, high energy, and self-motivated individual with a desire to succeed
  • Superior organization skills with ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Computer proficiency, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel preferred
  • Knowledge of legal requirements regarding the sale and the delivery of alcoholic beverages
  • Knowledge of Beechwood's beer portfolio
  • Sales and customer service experience required
  • Must be able to lift, move and place cases of product weighing up to 50 pounds on a repetitive basis


Beechwood Sales and Service has been recognized as a Top Workplace in Southeast Wisconsin for eight years. Excellent health insurance! Full-time employees are eligible for medical/dental/vision/prescription benefits (no deductible plan). Eligible for 401(k) after 90 days with a company match and profit sharing plan. Paid vacation and sick time after one year. Monthly mileage and cell phone reimbursement. Opportunities for career advancement within. Cell phone discounts and wellness benefits available. Beechwood Sales & Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All candidates considered will have a background check, pre-employment drug screen, and a physical exam.