Field Market Manager: Indeed Brewing Co.

Indeed Brewing Company is seeking a highly motivated person to manage our distributor network throughout Minnesota & North Dakota. The Field Market Manager is responsible for managing and holding our distributor partners accountable to mutually agreed upon Volume & Distribution goals. The Field Market Manager will report to the Sales Manager.

The ideal candidate should follow these core values: DO GOOD

● Genuine care for our customers, business partners, and co-workers

● The relentless pursuit of improvement

BE COMMITTED

● Positive attitude and a strong work ethic

● Detail-oriented with strong follow through

THINK DIFFERENT

● Creative and solution-oriented problem-solving abilities

● Ability to multitask and handle stressful situations with finesse

● Passion for the role

Key Responsibilities

● Cultivate and strengthen the critical relationship between Indeed, distributor partners and its retail partners.

● Conduct distributor work-withs on an agreed upon schedule with Sales Manager & Distributor partners.

● Achieve volume and distribution targets in a defined territory and targeted accounts.

● Conduct special events, festivals, beer dinners & retail tastings as needed.

● Develop local sales & marketing programs based upon distributor territory needs with Sales & Marketing Managers

● Maximize product velocity by improving merchandising and brand presence within retail locations.

● Use Lilypad CRM tool to log retail activity and capture market insights that will be relayed back to management via weekly recaps.

● Use VIP data to monitor wholesaler performance and provide insight on sales trends

● Review beer inventory to maintain proper levels based upon our core & seasonal offerings. Work with logistics to coordinate distributor orders

● Monitor and uphold Indeed’s strict quality standards.

● Maintain multiple budgets and adhere to the company’s spending policies.

● Perform administrative duties in a timely manner (expense & mileage reports, work calendar, etc.).

● Maintain a professional image and demeanor at all times.

● Perform other business related duties as assigned.

● Must be willing to travel frequently as needed

Desired Skills/Experience (but not limited to)

● 3+ years as a rising star in beverage sales, national accounts or wholesale distribution management

● Must have a strong understanding of distributor workings, national accounts, brand building, talent development, basic computer skills, and pricing dynamics

● Squeaky clean driving record and personal liability vehicle insurance

● Understanding of VIP Sales Reporting and Lilypad Customer Relationship Manager a plus

● Overnights, evening and weekend work availability, and willing to travel a must

● Demonstrated knowledge of local craft beer market, consumers, and retailers

● Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as interpersonal relationship skills

● Great presentation skills

● Ability to complete tasks on time and independently

● Strong desire to grow professionally with the company

● Strong organization and time management

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

● Salary: Commensurate with experience

● Health care stipend

● Paid vacation/holiday/sick days

● Expense reimbursement, including cell-phone, mileage, and travel expenses

● Beer benefits per Company policy

TO APPLY FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS EXACTLY: Email your cover letter of introduction, why you’d be a good fit at Indeed, required salary with resume to nathan@indeedbrewing.com with the SUBJECT: FIELD MARKET MANAGER NO PHONE CALLS, NO PERSONAL VISITS


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