Canadian Regional Sales & Marketing Manager (ON or QC) (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  DGB (Pty) Ltd. (http://dgb.co.za)

  Montreal, Quebec or Toronto, Ontario

 

DGB is one of South Africa’s largest independent wine and spirit producers and distributors.  Our brand portfolio includes Boschendal, Bellingham, the beachhouse, Rib Shack Red, Douglas Green, Franschhoek Cellar and Brampton.  We are a company that prides itself on our excellence in winemaking, creative marketing and continuous innovation.

 

We are seeking in individual to lead our Canadian division and continue our successful track record in developing DGB brands there.

 

The responsibilities of the position include:

-          Developing marketing brand plans & budgets for all provinces in coordination with our agents

-          Meeting with provincial liquor boards, chain and independent liquor stores and restaurants to increase sales & distribution

-          Promoting DGB products throughout Canada at trade shows, tastings, media events

-          Coordinating visits from DGB winemakers and executives

-          Educating the agency sales representatives on our brands and wines

-          Establishing targets for revenue, profitability and sales growth

-          Monitoring sales performance

-          Tracking and reporting on the activity of competitive brands

-          Monitoring orders, shipments and inventory

-          Continuously looking for opportunities to develop new markets and expand our business in existing markets

 

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications & skills:

-          A university degree

-          6+ years’ experience in sales & marketing, preferably in the beverage alcohol industry

-          Wine knowledge acquired through WSET or an equivalent program

-          Understanding of the trade channels in the different provinces

-          Ability to work independently

-          Strong business acumen

-          Creativity in developing new promotional programs

-          Excellent planning & organizational skills

 

The position will be located in Toronto or Montreal.  Candidates willing to relocate will be considered although preference will be given to a person already located in either of those cities.

 

If you are a highly motivated, results-oriented individual looking to play an exciting role in the wine business, this unique career opportunity may be for you.  Please send your resume to recruitment@dgb.co.za for consideration.

 

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