Job Status: Filled

Retail Sales Representative (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Summit Fine Wines

  Calgary, Alberta

SUMMIT FINE WINES is a premium, established wine agency owned by Jackson Family Fine Wines- a privately owned California wine company with over 50 wineries spanning the globe.  Summit specializes in selling higher tier/mainly California wines. We cover all of Western Canada, and our markets include British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

We currently have an opening for a full time sales position. We are looking for an experienced hard-working, dynamic, self-starter who possesses strong sales & presentation skills to work as a retail rep in southern Alberta. The ideal candidate must thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative working environment and be a positive attribute to our team.


This position is responsible for working with a team of Sales Representatives within an assigned district. This sales role is expected to inspire, educate and set expectations with our Agency partners Breakthru Beverage and to achieve the company sales and activity plan and goals to further develop an established territory-mainly in key chain stores.



ü  Call on all key accounts within assigned District. Accounts will mainly be retail chain stores. However, can include on-premise accounts as well.

ü  Work with Distributor personnel to achieve sales goals. Goals may include new placements, revenue, case shipment and depletions goals.

ü  Provide wine educational training to our agency partner and key accounts through tastings and special events

ü  Provide weekly and monthly reports on supporting activities to managers

ü  Ability to make persuasive sales calls using wine knowledge, return on investment, margins and pour costs

ü  Grow and foster professional relationships with key accounts in assigned territory

ü  Create, prioritize and preplan your own territory run of key accounts

ü  Communicate pertinent information between JFFW management, Distributor Management and Key Accounts

ü  Ability to effectively present one-on-one or in a group setting

ü  Continue to develop wine knowledge, business acumen and sales skills to increase professional growth

ü  Display original thinking and creativity for problem solving

ü  Ability to work in a fast paced environment, adapt and respond to change quickly

ü  Other duties as assigned by your  manager



·         Candidate must have at least one year of work experience in the wine/ alcoholic beverage sales industry

·         Must have achieved min WSET level one or equivalent

·         Must possess a current driver’s license, maintain current auto insurance coverage, and a clean driving record

·         Ability to lift 50 lbs. case of wine

·         This position requires the availability and willingness to work flexible hours and weekends, when necessary


Other general job aspects: 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a complete and exhaustive comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.




**While we will evaluate all prospective candidates, we shall only respond to the candidates that meet the criteria. Thank you for your interest in opportunities at Summit Fine Wines Alberta.


$60K range depending upon experience

Monthly car allowance of $500 after three month probation period

Competitive medical/benefits coverage after three month probation period

Monthly internet and phone allowance of $200

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