Sales Representative - Retail & On-Premise (GTA North & Northern Ontario Territory) (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Escalade Wines & Spirits (http://escaladews.ca)

  Greater Toronto Area, Ontario

Contract position – Maternity Leave Fill

18 months (mid September 2020 to March 2022)

This is an exciting job opportunity for a dynamic, energetic and enthusiastic sales professional looking to take the next step in their career.  In this position, the successful candidate will work with established Concha y Toro brands such as Casillero del Diablo, Frontera, Bonterra and Fetzer.  The primary role of this position is to increase rate of sale for the company’s brands in your designated territory through execution of sales and marketing plans by leveraging relationships with LCBO store managers, product consultants, grocery and on-premise operators.   

The successful candidate must be self-disciplined, set high standards for themselves, be competitive, and be a great team player.  3+ years’ experience in beverage alcohol sales, packaged goods, or the hospitality industry as well as fundamental wine and spirits (WSET 2) knowledge is preferred. 

Responsibilities include meeting targets on growing distribution, organizing and creating displays, conducting tastings, applying value-adds and conducting account support functions.  Attendance at trade events (evenings and weekends) may be required. 

Potential candidates must have a passion for wine and spirits, hold a valid passport and driver’s license for business related travel. Candidates with university education are preferred.  Other skills that are important to this position are:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • A persuasive and energetic personality
  • Goal-oriented and results-driven
  • Able to set and execute high standards of performance
  • Advanced organization and planning skills
  • Strong analytical skills

This position comes with a base salary commensurate with experience, annual bonus, a car allowance and group benefits. Business related expenses are also covered.

How To Apply

If you feel you are ready to take the next step to build a career from the ground up with this new exciting company, please forward a detailed cover letter and resume which clearly demonstrates your passion for wine industry to: job104@escaladews.ca

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