Key Accounts Manager – Alberta (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Caymus Canada

  Calgary, Alberta

 

At Caymus Canada we take a hands-on approach to our presence in each market.  If you are a passionate, goal-oriented, self-starter with high standards, then this may be the perfect position for you!     

We are looking for a dynamic person to join our team as Key Accounts Manager servicing the greater Calgary area including head office and store level as well as selected national on-premise key accounts.  May require cold calling at times.  

You will have the opportunity to work with outstanding wines and a passionate and supportive team, The position offers flexibility in schedule and will require some evening and weekend work for events.  

Requirements for this position:

  • Supports the vision and core values of our corporate culture.
  • Self-starter and organized.  Works well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Has a track record of setting achievable yet challenging goals and reaching set targets.
  • Develop and maintain a regular route call plan for all stores to align with secured programing in the territory, work efficiently and communicate with the sales team to execute where needed.
  • Build trust and loyalty with teammates, store managers, buyers and key staff at accounts. (Supplier of choice status)
  • Maintain and increase product distribution by working with existing accounts and cold-calling new accounts where applicable.
  • Build long-term relationships with managers at restaurants to achieve listings and features of products by-the-glass and by the bottle.
  • Address conflict in a direct, yet non-contentious manner to ensure open and constructive resolve.
  • Organize and execute product training sessions, often with you as the trainer.
  • Full‐time access to a reliable vehicle and a valid Alberta Driver’s License.
  • Valid passport

 

Further Considerations and Requirements:  

  • 5+ years of industry experience preferred.  
  • Wine & Spirits education is an asset.
  • “Pro Serve” Certification.
  • Candidate should exhibit a passion for fine wine and a solid understanding of the luxury wine business.  
  • The candidate must have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office; Excel, Word, PowerPoint and be able to demonstrate use in business presentations.  
  • Proven track record and relationships with trade in Alberta is an asset.  
  • Candidate should reside in Calgary and surrounding areas and have Canadian citizenship.  
  • Ability to lift 45 lb. cases.  

 

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