Sales Manager - KS / MO / OK

Merchant du Vin


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Merchant du Vin (MdV) is the premier specialty beer importer representing seven family-owned and three abbey-owned breweries from England (Samuel Smith’s), Scotland (Traquair House), Germany (Ayinger & Pinkus) and Belgium (Green’s Gluten-Free, Brasserie du Bocq, Lindemans, Orval, Rochefort & Westmalle).  Each brewery has a deep, rich brewing tradition and many beers are considered benchmarks in their respective style. 

MdV is looking for a highly self-motivated Sales Manager to grow sales and market presence in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. 

Overall Responsibilities Include:

  • Increasing distribution and sales through face-to-face meetings, phone calls and email
  • Building strong relationships with buyers at top on and off premise accounts offering staff trainings, tastings, events and programming
  • Building strong relationships with distributor sales personnel through work-withs, sales meeting presentations / training and events
  • Managing sample, sales and travel budget
  • Creating and hosting events to promote MdV

Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years of experience in beer sales
  • Possible evenings and weekends, including overnight travel
  • Strong persuasion skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High level of organization

Benefits:

  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Expense budget
  • Mileage compensation
  • Company laptop; internet and cell phone monthly service reimbursement
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