Territory Sales Ambassador – 50th Parallel Estate Winery (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  50th Parallel Estate Winery (http://www.50thparallel.com)

  Lake Country, BC, British Columbia

50th Parallel Estate is looking for a dynamic, positive individual who excels at customer service to join the Sales team for the Interior BC, Kootenays and Northern BC areas. The ideal candidate will have the experience and proven track record of managing and increasing wine sales within the Interior BC territory in both retail and on-premise clients. The successful candidate will have the ability to work well independently and demonstrate initiative and will be responsible for achieving sales and financial goals for the territory, selling exclusively 50th Parallel wines. The primary goal is to secure new accounts and to maximize listings in both retail stores and restaurant accounts while maintaining existing accounts.   

Job Responsibilities:

·         Manage & maintain accounts in the Interior BC, Kootenays, and Northern BC

·         Open new retail store accounts and opportunities within the territory

·         Increase revenue by selling list and by the glass placements at restaurant accounts

·         Coordinate and work wine festivals and tastings throughout your territory

·         Forecast and achieve annual sales goals set out for your territory

·         Develop and maintain good relationships with all retail and restaurant managers

·         Conduct wine tastings and educational sessions

·         Report on competitive activities within the territory and offer constructive suggestions

·         Work independently within your territory with minimal supervision

·         Resolve all customer concerns/issues in a professional and timely manner

 

Job Requirements

·         Previous 4 years minimum wine agency sales experience in BC, with focus on the interior territory of BC

·         Wine agency experience, with proof of successful track record of account growth and maintenance

·         WSET certification

·         Possess Serving it Right Certificate

·         Working knowledge of wine, varietals and BC wine industry

·         Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written

·         Ability to lift 50lbs

·         Reliable vehicle that is capable of transporting emergency deliveries of wine

·         Ability to work flexible hours, weekends & evenings when necessary

·         Possess a passion for sales, wine and delivering exceptional customer service

·         Strong time management, organizational, and reporting skills

·         Basic Microsoft Office Suite skills

 

The position of Brand Ambassador/Territory Manager is a full-time position with a starting date of November 12th, 2018. This is a salary plus commission post. Salary will be determined based on experience and skills. Car allowance will be provided as well as work related expenses.

This position will report directly to the proprietors of the winery.

This employment opportunity is open to both internal and external candidates to ensure that the best possible person is selected to fulfill this position. The posting will close on October 26th, 2018

Please send your resume and cover letter as to why you would be the best candidate to

info@50thparallel.com.  All inquiries and applications will be kept confidential.

This is a salary plus commission post.

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