Job Status: Filled

Inside Sales Coordinator (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Colio Estate Wines Inc. (

  Mississauga, Ontario

Inside Sales Coordinator (ISC) – Full Time

Colio Estate Wines Inc.

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Established in 1980, Colio Estate Wines Inc. continues to be one of the leaders in its industry. From humble beginnings we have grown to be one of the largest wine producers in Ontario, producing in excess of 500,000 cases of quality wine annually. Our 200 acre vineyard is in South Western Ontario and continuously provides grapes of the highest quality. Some of our award-winning brands include Bricklayer’s, Girls’ Night Out, Backroads and Colio Premium House.

Colio also produces award winning Craft Cider & Beer with our Thornbury Village Cidery & Brewery.  Our Pick-up Truck Pilsner has won gold at the Ontario Craft Brewing Awards. We also boast the top selling Ontario Craft Cider made from 100% fresh pressed Ontario apples.

We represent a range of international brands such as Warsteiner Brewery from Germany, Cumulus Estate Wines from Australia, Frisky Zebra from South Africa and a number of other international wine suppliers.

As part of our expansion and succession planning strategy, Colio Estate Wines Inc. requires a full time ISC.


Position Summary

The position is based at our Head Office in Mississauga and reports to the Vice President of Sales. The ISC will support the Sales & Marketing team with submissions for products and promotions to the Liquor Boards (nationally), Grocery, Beer Store and Colio Wine Boutiques.  Responsible for entering applications with each channel, updating the promotional tracking grids, provide support to help execute tastings, inventory tracking, promo spend tracking reports and ordering tools for the Field Sales team.  This role is also responsible for procuring and managing beer/cider orders for LCBO, TBS, Grocery and Licensees.

Key Responsibilities


  • Responsible for maintaining the Promotional grid tracker for their portfolio, product submissions, trade spend tracking and gathering all information required for their portfolio listings.   Maintenance of this information will be required utilizing MS excel in depth, as well as the LCBO trade website systems such as MPTS and NISS entering applications and forecasts.

  • Responsible for communicating/distributing the Colio Wine Boutiques merchandising grid, ensuring P.O.P. is delivered to each store prior to promotions.

  • Provide back-up support for tastings through the Company’s 3rd party company by completing all submissions for the tastings, the right stores to taste at and being the liaison with the tasting company.

  • General administration and support for trade show booths, ordering materials for the sales team via our 3rd party warehouse, Value Ad’s, Shelf talkers etc.

  • Maintain price list updates in a timely manner.

  • Assist in organizing Sales meetings including travel, meal and accommodation arrangements.

  • Develop annual LCBO agency store and on-premise direct mail campaigns and communication.

  • Act as the contact person for grocery price changes, new product additions for inline stores and the monthly grocery promotions.

  • Main point of contact responding to customer concerns.

  • Utilizing inventory tracking to call LCBO stores and effectively place orders and sell-in additional stock, where applicable

  • Calling licensee partners to ensure orders have been placed prior to delivery cut off times

  • Monitoring and pulling sales from online ordering systems via Grocery & TBS

  • Conducts all administrative requirements as needed supporting the VP of Sales and Ontario Sales Manager as well as provide support to the Sales team as needed.

Education, Experience, Key Skills & Attributes


  • Post-Secondary education is required ideally in Business

  • One to three years in a similar role, supporting Sales, Marketing or Trade Marketing teams.


  • High level Excel skills required plus proficiency in other Microsoft Office programs

  • Problem Solver

  • Good Verbal and Written communication skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail

  • Team Player

  • Communicate and build effective relationships within the different functional departments

  • Works well under limited supervision

  • Ability to meet and exceed deadlines

  • Some evening and weekend work necessary (shows & events)

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Ability to safely lift up to 40 pounds


As part of the Colio team you can expect;

• A competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package.
• A cooperative team atmosphere that does what it takes to get the job done.
• A safe, fun, winning and rewarding work environment.
• An opportunity to grow and develop yourself within the company’s organization.

By joining Colio Estate Wines Inc., you will become part of a friendly team of wine, beer and cider enthusiasts,
Candidates interested in this exciting opportunity to join a strong and growing company with great values and brands should submit their resume and salary expectations.
We thank all that apply but only applicants that are called for interview will be contacted. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2018.

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