SALES REP: AUGUST SCHELL BREWING COMPANY

On/Off-Premise Sales

Essential Functions

  •  Observes and enhances the “Safety First” culture of August Schell Brewery

  •  Plan and execute On and Off Premise promotions including both small and large scale events.

    • Minimum of 4 On-Premise and 4 Off-Premise are required monthly.

  • Obtains orders from On and Off Premise accounts in conjunction with distributor representatives.

  • Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with On and Off Premise accounts in area.

  • Sell in and conduct training programs with retailers, restaurateurs, and consumers on all aspects of Schell’s products.

  • Assume a leadership role in implementing key brewery initiatives with distributors, retailers, and restaurateurs in defined area.

  • Assist Lead Brewery Representative in communicating brewery’s objectives, policies, and procedures with distributor partners.

  • Responsible for effectively communicating information with distributor partners in order to keep product fresh and relevant.

  • Conduct required in-field work with sessions with distributor representatives.

  • Ensure that the Brewery’s quality standards are clearly understood and enforced by distributors and retailers.

  • Use data systems to identify opportunities for new or expanded distribution, lost sales, incremental volume increases, and other business insights.

  • Demonstrate knowledge in overseeing and managing a personal and professional calendar, with particular attention to balancing multiple deadlines at any given time.

  • Ensure proper use of available legal point of sale items throughout territory.

  • Assist Lead Brewery Representative in communicating sales data and market relevant insights with distributor partners.

  • Attend all Regional & Brewery Sales team meetings as requested.

  • Responsible to turn in weekly accountability worksheet in a timely manner.

  • Review and understand all legal restrictions regarding Brewery product in each market and ensure all initiatives are executed within those limitations.

  • Ability and willingness to maintain flexible work schedules, as weekend and extended workdays are necessary.

Required Education and Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Weekend and night work regularly required

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the three-tier system

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and maintain effective working relationships with distributors, top level account decision makers, and all internal stakeholders

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision – self- motivated

  • High level of craft beer product knowledge

  • Excellent oral, analytical, written, and group presentation communication skills

  • Strong organizational, planning, and sales skills

  • Ability to troubleshoot draft issues.

  • Passion for craft beer

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Two years of industry experience selling craft beer

  • Strong knowledge of the local market for craft beer

  • In depth knowledge of, and direct experience in, the craft beer scene in this geography

  • Live in Metro or surrounding area.

Physical Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Performance duties of this job include regularly being required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk, hear, and smell.

  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move up to 155 lbs.

  • Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb.

  • Must be able to critically assess beer quality.

  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

  • The ability to travel via car on a regular basis.

Apply Now

To apply, please send your resume and references to hr@schellsbrewery.com

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