Dual Sales Representative South Calgary and Mountain territory (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Summit Fine Wines (http://www.summitfinewines.com)

  Calgary, British Columbia

SUMMIT FINE WINES is a premium, established, wine agency owned by Jackson Family Wines: a privately owned California wine company with over 50 wineries spanning the globe.  Summit specializes in selling high-tier, mainly California and Italian wines. Summit distributes to Western Canadian Markets including: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba and is a partner with Breakthru Beverage in each province.

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Meet and sell to on-premise and retail accounts within assigned territory and achieve sales targets as defined by Alberta Sales Manager. Retail to include 80% chain accounts.

Report daily/weekly/monthly wins to Alberta Sales Manager.

Provide wine education and sales training to our agency partner and key accounts through tastings and special events.

Make persuasive sales calls using wine knowledge, return on investment, margins and pour costs

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

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

Effectively present one-on-one or to a group

Display original thinking and creativity for problem solving

Work in a fast paced environment, adapt and respond to change quickly

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Candidate must have at least one year of work experience in the wine sales industry

Must have achieved min WSET level 2 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

*Please note this job description is not an exhaustive list 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 will only respond to the candidates that meet the criteria. Thank you for your interest in opportunities at Summit Fine Wines Alberta.

Compensation: $60-$65K- depending on experience

Monthly car allowance: $500

Mileage:.30 per km

Competitive medical/benefits coverage after three month probation period

Monthly internet and phone allowance of $200

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