Job Status: Filled

Southern Alberta Fine Wine Sales (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Lanigan & Edwards Wine Merchants (

  Calgary, Alberta

Lanigan & Edwards Wine Merchants currently has an opening for a FT fine wine sales position in Calgary, AB. We are looking for a passionate & driven professional who loves great wine!

Lanigan & Edwards is an established importer of fine wines; working with some of the most respected producers from around the world. We are a small company that values commitment, integrity, and hard work from every partner involved with our brand. We are looking for someone to manage specified clients in the southern Alberta territory from Lethbridge to Red Deer (including the mountains).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Present, promote and sell wine using solid arguments to existing and prospective customers
  • Reach out to customer leads through cold calling
  • Establish, develop and maintain productive & professional business and customer relationships
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members
  • Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities
  • Perform cost-benefit and needs analysis of existing/potential customers to meet the company needs
  • Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge

Sales Representative Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven work experience as an alcohol / wine sales representative is preferred, but not necessary. Consideration will be given to related food & beverage hospitality industry experience.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 yrs experience in the Food and Wine industry - whether it is sales, retail or restaurant experience
  • Must be able to prioritize, have time management and organizational skills
  • Relationship management skills are integral
  • Closing Skills, Territory Management, Prospecting Skills, Negotiation, Presentation Skills
  • Wine Knowledge is essential
  • Must be able to lift 50lb +
  • Flexible schedule - occasionally evening and weekend events
  • Reliable vehicle is necessary for the extensive travel

Salary & Commission is negotiable based on experience

Car, phone allowance, and health benefits included

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