Spirits - Key Account Manager (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Stile Brands (http://www.stilebrands.com)

  Vancouver, British Columbia



Stile Brands








Company/Location Overview




Stile Brands, is a one of western Canada’s top agencies, with a solid reputation among our clientele. Our founding directive, which has been an integral part of our business philosophy, is to provide excellent quality products that offer great value. Stile success is a directly result of our long term industry relationships, innovation, brands and most importantly our people.




Stile’s portfolio exemplifies excellent quality with outstanding International spirits brands such as  Beluga Vodka, Clyde’s Mays Bourbon, Egan’s Whiskey, Cocalero and D1 Gin just to name a few. 






 Job Description – Full Time




The Spirit Advocate is one of both Ambassador and Sales Representative, working to build brands and drive commercial growth against specific goals.  The ideal candidate has 3+ years experience selling on premise, and can tap into their existing relationships with key bartenders, decision makers and distributor staff.  This person has a creative mind and knows how to connect our brands with an influential consumer audience.




Key Responsibilities




  • Develop and maintain impactful relationships with key personnel and decision markers at all current and prospective customers in the on premise and private liquor store channels.

  • Prioritize growth opportunities based on scale and expediency.

  • Network with all key stakeholders for identified opportunities to gain understanding of business operations.

  • Create a resource requirement plan for each opportunity with associated return on investment. Make recommendations on strategy, approach and timing.

  • Create platform for making inroads into broader “Key” accounts, both independent and regional/national chains. Detail distribution, revenue and commercial marketing opportunity.

  • Create impactful and detailed presentations to decision makers that are consistent with corporate objectives and terms of trade.

  • Co-create all annual and quarterly territory

  • Achieve volume objectives for specific market within assigned field sales budget






Desired Skills and Experience



  • College Diploma or University Degree.

           Minimum of 3 years structured selling experience in a      

           related field or industry.


  • Able to provide a track record of meeting or exceeding target in a sales territory over a full fiscal year.

  • Demonstrated high energy level and possesses a 'can do’ attitude.

  • Demonstrated bias for bottom line growth.

  • Open and apparent positive mindset.

  • Track record of delivering excellent results in Sales.

  • Solid networking capability.

  • Polished and professional business approach.

  • Ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours (nights/weekends)

  • Own a reliable vehicle. Hold a Valid Driver’s License

  • Willingness to travel

  • Must be able to personally pay or charge ordinary and necessary business expenses that will be timely reimbursed






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