On-Premise Territory Manager (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Lifford Cellars (http://www.lifford.com/)

  Western GTA, Ontario

Lifford is one of the largest consignment agencies in Ontario. Since 1978, we’ve been growing our portfolio and today the collection includes a thoughtful balance of historic producers and exciting younger winemakers from emerging regions. Our On-Premise business is growing quickly and we’re looking for the right person to join our team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable full-time, permanent On-Premise Territory Manager in the Western GTA. We are a team of innovative, adaptive, wine passionate people who are looking for the right candidate to join our growing team here in Ontario. We’re looking for an excellent communicator and storyteller who will learn about the wines in our portfolio in order to recommend them to clients and guide their buying experience.

If you have passion, love and knowledge for wines & spirits and are a self-motivated individual with a demonstrated ability to meet sales targets, apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

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

§  Meet targeted objectives by utilizing sales knowledge, ability to meet and anticipate customer needs

§  Secure new business through sound sales professional and customer service skills

§  Proven ability to build and maintain strong working relationships

§  Attend promotional and special sales events as required

§  Other responsibilities as assigned

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications/skill set:

§  Post-secondary degree in applicable field such as business, sales, or food and beverage or 1 – 3 years of industry working experience (or a combination thereof)

§  Ability to multi-task and prioritize

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

§  Excellent written and verbal communication

§  Proficiency in Microsoft suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

§  Valid ON driver’s license

§  Must be able to travel as necessary to be physically present at events, customer visits and meetings.

§  Flexibility for evening and weekend work hours

§  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.

§  Bilingualism will be considered an asset


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