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Posted May 17th

Spirits Sales Representative

North Haven, Connecticut

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Posted May 17th

Spirits Sales Representative

North Haven, Connecticut






Full Time

Craft Beer Guild Connecticut is a part of a family-run beer distributing company that supplies the highest quality beers across the northeastern United States. Owned and operated by the same family for the past century, our company places unparalleled value on the strong relationship we have with our customers. As a result, we maintain a fine lineup of world-class products, and even more importantly, a strong team of world-class people.

The Spirits Sales Representative's are part of central to the growth of Craft Connecticut. Day to day duties include the successful sale, distribution and market share capture for the entire wine and spirits portfolio in the Fairfield County territory. This individual will be responsible for developing new business at current no-buy accounts along with maintaining and growing an existing account list.

*The schedule for this position is Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM. The Sales Reps. must be flexible to attend to customer accounts scheduling needs if outside those hours.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Develop and maintain effective customer relations and promote the goodwill of the company
  • Ensure that all product is rotated and code policy is followed
  • Successful sale, distribution, and placement of all Craft Beer Guild products
  • Proper merchandising of accounts with permanent and paper POS
  • Effective accounts receivable collections within corporate credit policy
  • Conduct promotions in accounts on a regular basis or when required
  • Develop new accounts and new placements
  • Organize and execute floor displays and placement of window neon's and banners at all accounts
  • Handle customer inquiries regarding credit, delivery, product information, and other inquiries as they arise
  • Execute monthly goals as related to business activities
  • Maintain a regular schedule of weekly appointments with accounts in the assigned area
  • Other duties as assigned

Why Join Us?
  • Base Salary and ability to earn bonusses
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance - $0 in-network deductible, low premium contribution
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program with Work-Life Services
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • 401k Savings Plan with company match
  • Discounted Pet Insurance
  • Computer and cell phone plan discounts
  • Supplemental Plans available: Disability, Life Insurance, Legal & Identity Protection.

What We Are Looking For:
  • BA/BS degree OR substantial work with spirits in an off-premise or on-premise setting
  • Direct experience in beverage industry, specifically with wine and spirits
  • Previous experience as a bartender or bar manager highly desired
  • Ability and willingness to work in both a team environment and independently
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Travel required: 5 days a week in the trade, within assigned territory
  • Valid and clean driver's license in the state of MA, with active auto insurance and reliable transportation

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