Sales Representative - Retail (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Dream Wines Corp.

  Calgary, Alberta

Dream Wines is a premium wine agency representing some of the most famous and iconic wineries from around the world in the Alberta and BC Markets. This position will be based out of Calgary.

The person will be responsible for effectively growing our business in Alberta – primarily focusing on retail clients, but also having some on-premise accounts. The successful candidate must have great track record of exceeding targets as a salesperson, is highly respected by their clients, but also understands the goals of the Company. Working with Dream Wines means that you will be a part of a tight-knit team, where you can have influence on company decisions and be afforded significant independence to complete your own responsibilities.

Summary of Key Sales Responsibilities

  • Understand sales goals and always work to exceed sales targets.
  • Develop and forge strong customer relationships.
  • Maintain an excellent knowledge of our portfolio and pump clients up about it.
  • Understand and cater to your customer’s wants and needs.
  • Spend majority of the time growing business within existing accounts.
  • Proactively invest time every week to prospect and cold call new accounts to grow business.
  • Develop a network of industry professionals and private buyers to expand sales channels.
  • Execute weekly and monthly sales plans as developed and directed.
  • Effectively plan travel to touch as many accounts as possible on every trip.
  • Adhere to company procedures and policies.

Qualifications, Experience, and Requisites

  • 2+ years sales experience in the wine industry.
  • Proactive self-starter who can manage workload independently and prioritize effectively.
  • Posses a passion for wine and knowledge of the Alberta wine industry.
  • Engaging communicator who can capture people’s attention when presenting.
  • Proven problem solver and ability to think on your feet.
  • Solid organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven team-player and collaborator.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Application (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends, as required.
  • Valid AB Driver’s License with clean driving record.
  • Current ProServe Certification.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Cell phone (allowance provided).
  • Laptop/Computer
  • Vehicle (allowance provided)

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