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Posted May 20th

Direct Warehouse Sales Manager

Lynnwood, Washington

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Posted May 20th

Direct Warehouse Sales Manager

Lynnwood, Washington

What You Need To Know


Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Direct Warehouse Sales division which include a combination of Accounting, Sales, Merchandising, Customer Service, and Personnel Management experience.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Enforce all Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits (SGWS) policies and guidelines as well as adhere to all alcohol beverage control laws and regulations
  • Train and handle day to day supervision of store personnel in regards to cash, invoicing, customer service, and product knowledge, in addition to store appearance
  • Develop in-store programs to increase sales volume
  • Oversee monthly “priority” brands and displays at all locations
  • Ensure correct pricing and placement of the product in the locations
  • Work closely with suppliers to develop relationships and incentives
  • Build, maintain, and nurture strong and productive business relationships
  • Understand and make decisions on credit issues, product needs, and individualized service requirements of accounts
  • Perform other work-related duties assigned by the Director and be assigned to different direct warehouse sales (DWS) locations as needed
  • Sales, merchandising, customer service, accounting, and personnel management are all combined responsibilities of this role
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Additional Primary Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related discipline
  • 8-10 years of experience in industry-related experience
  • Understanding of basic accounting procedures
  • Wine/Industry knowledge to include a basic understanding of distribution, wine varietals, and leading spirit categories
  • Knowledge in balancing daily cash receipts
  • Knowledge of customer service concepts and techniques; ability to meet or exceed customer needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner
  • Demonstrates the ability to draw conclusions and inferences from data
  • Proficiency using high mathematical concepts such as fractions, algebra, statistics, mathematical modeling, and, to some extent, calculus
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets in creating pivot tables, develop charts, and formula

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands include a considerable amount of time walking, bending, reaching, standing, squatting, and stooping
  • Must be able to regularly sit and operate machinery such as a forklift
  • May require working at heights of 8 feet or greater
  • Additional hours may be required during October, November, and December and other peak periods
  • Must be able to frequently lift/lower, push, carry, or pull 56lbs

EEO Statement

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Lynnwood, Washington