Job Status: Filled

Sales Representative (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Charton Hobbs (

  Victoria and Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Sales Representative – Vancouver Island


Charton Hobbs, Canada’s largest privately held wine & spirits importer, is currently seeking a qualified candidate to represent our brands in the communities of Vancouver Island – Victoria to Campbell River – for both retail and on-premises locations.

This is an exciting 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 some of the beverage alcohol business’ most prestigious and exciting brands such as Veuve Clicquot, Fireball, Famille Perrin, and McGuigan wines.  Selling mostly to 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 Liquor Manager/Operators and turn that into a high level of sales success. 

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 direct sales, packaged goods, or the hospitality industry as well as fundamental wine and spirits knowledge is preferred but not required.  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, WSET 2, and 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, bi-monthly incentive bonus, a car allowance and benefits. Business related expenses are also covered. 


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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