Regional Portfolio Specialist – Sazerac Brands (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Charton Hobbs (

  Edmonton, Alberta


This is a field sales and marketing position specializing on the Sazerac portfolio of brands within the Charton Hobbs sales team and reports to the Alberta Sales Supervisor. This position is based in Edmonton, Alberta and is responsible for accounts outside of the core of Edmonton.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

The position requires frequent evening work in addition to the normal daytime related job functions which are predominantly in the field with some minor time required for office related duties.   Additionally, the Portfolio Specialist will also be periodically required to work weekends at specific events.  Some level of domestic and international travel is also incumbent with this position.  The role includes:

·       Executing the provincial marketing/sales plans with the CH sales team for all Sazerac brands consistent with the guidelines provided by the Sazerac National Brand Managers.

·       Develop new on and off premise accounts within assigned territory;

·       Developing product distribution and activations of Sazerac Brands in the Retail/On Trade and corporate channels in the assigned territory;

·       Developing the core Sazerac portfolio brands strategic account lists for on-premises, retail, and boutique accounts in the assigned territory and assist with the sales team and ensure that quarterly updates of listing status are maintained;

·       Bring an entrepreneurial spirit to the day to day approach of the territory. Be creative and inventive with how the business is won.

·       Collaborating with the RMM and the sales team to determine the required input of resources to be allocated to core and targeted on and off premises accounts and track spending plans versus planned objectives in the territory;

·       Implementing National marketing activities with events that reflect National brand initiatives and priorities;

·       Responsibility for operating within assigned overall budget allocations for Sazerac brand spending in the territory, ensuring the proper monitoring of all spends and corrective actions when required;

·       Becoming proficient with the portfolio of Sazerac products developing product knowledge and sales expertise and becoming a training and information resource for the Alberta sales team, accounts, and other clients of the complete Sazerac portfolio of brands. 

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or higher, (Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration majors preferred), or strong background in sales, hospitality, and/or customer service; 

·     Strong presentation and negotiating skills for diverse audiences; 

·     Available for frequent evening and weekend events (sometimes on short notice), both local and international travel – valid passport required;

·     Strong analytical, organisation and multi-tasking capabilities, able to meet tight deadlines;

·     Demonstrated ability to multitask, set priorities, negotiate, make presentations, and work as a team player with a diverse universe of related parties is a must;

·     A flair for creative thinking and innovation in developing brand or customer business solutions;

·     Established trade contacts both on and off premises;

·     Valid Driver’s License;


Medical, dental, RRSP and other benefits after a qualifying period.  Car allowance, travel and expense account.  Competitive salary and benefit package plus performance bonus commensurate with performance, experience and existing trade relationships. 

The above information is representative of the work performed in this position, however it is not all-inclusive.  The omission of a specific duty or responsibility does not exclude it from the position if the work is similar or related to the essential duties and responsibilities.


How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to: [email protected] attaching your detailed cover letter and CV.

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