SALES REP: MIKKELLER BREWING CO

Sales Representative
Mikkeller Brewing San Diego - Minneapolis, MN

Mikkeller is an internationally recognized, award-winning brewery that continues to push boundaries and innovate. Founded in 2006 by legendary brewmaster Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, we continue to build a culture unlike any other brewery – and seek someone who can help us continue to connect our beers with new people.

If you or someone you know is super passionate about beer, ready to take on a challenge with a ton of opportunity, and prepared to prove you’re the best rep in town – we’d love to see you apply for this role!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure the implementation of all sales and marketing programs for the entire portfolio

  • Motivate distributor sales force to achieve sales objectives

  • Focus on selling products and/or upgrading the number of product lines across distribution channels

  • Identify target accounts with high affinity to the Mikkeller portfolio

  • Conduct wait-staff / bartender educations, beer tastings, and beer dinners

  • Ensure merchandising standards are upheld on and off-premise

  • Plan and execute on-premise promotions as permitted (note: evenings; weekend festivals)

  • Develop and maintain close relationships with key accounts both on and off- premise.

  • Work with local distributors to increase brand awareness and consumption

  • Be responsible for the allocation and use of point-of-sale materials

  • Collect data (e.g. pricing, distribution) as required

  • Compile and submit reports required for the sales division

  • Operate within budget and use the budget to build sales success

  • Observe all state and federal laws pertaining to the sale, merchandising and promotion of malt beverages

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • One to two years malt beverage experience, preferably with at least one year at a wine or beer distributor

  • Ability to interface with various levels of management, at wholesale as well as retail

  • Self-motivation and ability to work with a limited amount of direction; ability to work both independently and within a team to accomplish goals

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to speak in front of large groups, conduct trainings/promotions

  • Strong work ethic; demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple responsibilities

  • An intense competitive spirit with an assertive, confident personality

  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results

  • Strong judgment and professional maturity

  • Excellent problem-solving skills; mathematically proficient

  • Willingness to travel overnight and a good driving record

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • sales: 2 years (Preferred)

  • Malt Beverage: 2 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • Minneapolis, MN (Required)

Sarah Williams