Territory Sales Manager - GTA (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Roust Canada

  Toronto, Ontario

ABOUT ROUST CANADA

ROUST is a privately-owned corporation with a global presence in the beverage alcohol industry. Our owned brands include Russian Standard Vodka, Zubrowka Bison Grass Vodka, and Gancia sparkling wines. Roust Canada offers a fast-paced, dynamic work environment that encourages creativity; and supports professional development with a focus on excellence in execution and continuous improvement. This role would support all ROUST-owned brands and third-party brands for which Roust Canada serves as the agent.

ROLE OVERVIEW

We are looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable full-time, permanent Territory Sales Manager to represent our portfolio. This role is responsible for the Toronto Core area including Etobicoke and will manage customers across all trade channels (LCBO, On Premise, LCO). Additional responsibilities include organizing and creating displays, tastings, and account support functions.  In addition, attendance at trade events (evenings and weekends) may be required. If you are a self-motivated individual with a demonstrated ability to meet sales targets, review the job outline below. The successful candidate will report to the Ontario Sales Manager.

Responsibilities

·        Implement and execute territory sales plans by following agreed upon targets and service standards

·        Meet targeted objectives for territory by utilizing sales knowledge, ability to meet and anticipate customer needs

·        Proven ability to build and maintain strong working relationships

·        Operate territory within approved expense budget

·        Implement marketing and promotional programs to build brand awareness

·        Educate customers about products

·        Merchandise in an organized and effective manner

·        Other responsibilities as assigned

Skills

·        Post-secondary degree in applicable field such as business, sales, or food and beverage preferred

·        Minimum 1 – 3 years of industry working experience preferred

·        Ability to multi-task and prioritize

·        Goal-oriented and results-driven personality

·        Exemplary customer service skills: including regular contact/communication, problem solving, follow through and attention to detail

·        Enthusiasm for the Wine & Spirits industry; product knowledge an asset (WSET 2 or equivalent)

·        Ability to analyse sales data to achieve targets & provide insights into territory

·        Excellent written and verbal communication

·        Proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Dropbox & Last Call Analytics

·        Valid ON driver’s license. Must be able to travel as necessary to be physically present at events, customer visits and meetings

·        Current Smart Serve Certification

·        Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position including lifting 50 lbs., ability to stand for extended periods of time as well as navigating stairs

 

This position comes with a base salary commensurate with experience, annual bonus, a car allowance, and group benefits. Business related expenses are also covered.

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