Sales Representative - Ottawa (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)


  Escalade Wine & Spirits

  Ottawa, Ontario



Sales Representative - Retail & On-Premise

Eastern Ontario - Ottawa and Surrounding Territory

Contract position – June to December 20, 2019

This is an exciting job opportunity for a dynamic, energetic and enthusiastic professional looking to take the next step in their career.  In this position, the successful candidate will work with established Concha y Toro brands plus Fetzer and Bonterra brands.   Selling to LCBO retail accounts alongside select restaurants and bar accounts, the primary role of this position is to convert your out-going personality to build relationships with the LCBO Managers and product consultants, and on-premise operators.   

The successful candidate must have a great deal of self-discipline, set high standards for themselves, be competitive, and be a great team player.  Experience in beverage alcohol sales, or packaged goods, or the hospitality industry as well as fundamental wine and spirits (WSET 2) knowledge is preferred. 

Additional responsibilities include organizing and creating displays, tastings, and account support functions.  In addition, 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 College or University schooling are also preferred.  Other skills that are important to this position are:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • A persuasive and energetic personality;
  • Ability to analyze statistics and strong computer skills;
  • Goal-oriented and results-driven personality;
  • Able to set and execute high standards of performance;
  • Capable of advanced organization and planning skills and have the ability to respect tight schedules.

This position comes with a base salary commensurate with experience, a car allowance, business related expenses are also covered. 


If you feel you are ready to take the next step to build a career from the ground up with this new exciting joint venture, please forward  a detailed cover letter and resume which clearly demonstrates your passion for the wine & spirits industry to:


The above information is representative of the work performed in this position, however it is not all-inclusive.  The omission of a specific duty or responsibility does not exclude it from the position if the work is similar or related to the essential duties and responsibilities.

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