Sales Representative (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Univins et spiritueux (http://www.univins.ca)

  Edmonton, Alberta

Function summary

The Sales representative for the Edmonton region is responsible for sales, development of new opportunities, and the overall portfolio of products sold in the Edmonton region. He/she manages all customers within defined territory and as such supports their development.

 

Primary role and key responsibilities         

  • Calling on all Retail stores as assigned and targeted licensees (on-premise), in the defined territory in order to sell and promote the Company’s products
  • Achieving annual sales targets – case volume (by brand) and distribution targets (retail and licensee) for our wines and spirits in the defined territory.
  • Executing retail promotions and displays; managing inventory levels.
  • Managing all retail shelf sets within assigned territory in accordance with company standards and retailer regulations
  • Effective budget spending and tracking to ensure you stay within the defined promotional budget.
  • Ensure that all promotional and Point-of-Sale materials are used effectively.
  • Responsible for the entire Univins and Spirits portfolio. 
  • To professionally represent the Company with the customers in the market in order to improve distribution levels, shelf space, display and feature (on premise) activity.
  • Undertake, as required, various promotional activities, such as tasting, presentations to members of the trade and consumers, and attendance at special promotions, such as wine tasting, dinners, etc.
  • Execute any other assignment as requested.

Requirements

  • University or College degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong customer orientation, possessing strong negotiation and mediation skills with the ability to motivate others to achieve mutually beneficial sales objectives.
  • Must be able to travel as necessary to be physically present at events or meetings where his or her personal presence is required.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Valid driver’s license and a car.
  • WSET 2 and 3 certification – strongly recommended.

 

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