Sales Representative / Key Account Manager- Wine & Liquor (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Part Time

  Touchstone Brands (http://www.touchstonebrands.com)

  Lower Mainland & BC Interior, British Columbia

Touchstone Brands is seeking multiple full-time sales representatives in British Columbia (based in the Lower Mainland and BC Interior). The ideal candidate needs to be a self starter, have excellent organizational skills and be driven to win. If this describes you and you have experience and desire to work in both the retail and on-premise channels, then please send us your resume and cover letter through winejobscanada.com or directly at [email protected].

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  •       Effectively execute the territory sales plan and corresponding sales objectives
  •       Arrange and activate targeted promotional activities and brand building strategies such as product features, by- the- glass & by-the-bottle placements, secondary displays, shelf placement, chilled placement, etc.
  • Effectively petition new and existing customers to promote our brands on their shelves – strong oral and written communication skills are essential
  • Maintain and develop productive business relationships with all key decision-makers
  •  Ability to influence accounts with strong negotiation skills – strong understanding of sales margins & other financial metrics are important
  • Professional presentation building for proposals with strategic Key Account partners
  • Ability to present in front of multiple individuals in a professional manner, with a strong level of confidence
  • Develop and manage a strong sales pipeline with effective follow-up and closing strategies, using the company CRM (Pipedrive)
  • Establish and maintain a sales call cycle of 35 calls per week
  •    Pour at various trade tastings and event
  • Operate within an approved expense budget
  • Flexibility to work varied hours including evenings and weekends (as required) including overnight trips from time to time
  • Ability to manage tasks and to exercise independent judgment without supervision
  • Excellent organization skills, accurate and detailed oriented


Qualifications & Experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a sales rep in beverage alcohol – ideally in the local market that we’re hiring for
  • Experience in both retail and on-premise channels is an asset
  • WSET or ISG Certification will be considered an asset
  • Competency with Microsoft Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Outlook
  • Valid Driver’s license in good standing
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs repeatedly throughout the day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Link to website – www.touchstonebrands.com

 

Salary based upon experience – additional earning potential based upon monthly sales incentives
Monthly Vehicle Allowance & Company provided cell-phone
Competitive Benefits Package

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