Southern Oregon Brewery Representative

Ecliptic Brewing


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Position Title: Southern Oregon Brewery Representative

Supervisor: Sales Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt

Wage Grade:  Salary

Supervisory: None

Job Summary:

As the Southern Oregon Brewery Representative your job is to grow and manage sales at the account level in both the on and off premise throughout the footprint of both Bigfoot Beverage and Summit Beverage. This includes securing new distribution in accounts as well as maintaining existing ones, building incredible relationships with owners and buyers, and working closely with the distributor representatives to maintain and develop accounts. The candidate must reside in the Eugene area but be able to travel throughout the state of OR. Travel would include anywhere Bigfoot or Summit distributes too including, but not limited to, Eugene, Springfield, Bend, Roseburg, Coos Bay, Brookings, Newport, Medford, Grants Pass, Ashland, Klamath Falls.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with accounts and sales reps at our distributors in Oregon including Bigfoot Beverage and Summit Beverage
  • Pursue new on & off-premise distribution
  • Call on existing off and on-premise accounts to secure new distribution and maintain current business
  • Execute on and off -premise events that generate brand awareness and additional business
  • Develop and maintain strong, positive relationships with account staff, buyers, and owners. The same goes for distributor sales personnel.
  • Participate in crew drives, distributor rep Work Withs, and any other sales/team building activities as needed
  • Work with Sales Manager and distributor partners to execute and achieve sales goals
  • Complete necessary administrative reporting and communications on a timely basis
  • Travel to company sales meetings/training in Portland; participate in crew drives in other territories, and work with other members of the Ecliptic team as needed
  • Adhere to all budgets outlined to you and your territory
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have the ability to travel often
  • Passion for craft beer and an active participant in the craft beer community
  • Strong persuasion skills but with the ability to listen
  • Self-starter, motivated to work hard in a sometimes-unstructured environment
  • Strong communication skills: ability to talk to others to convey information effectively; strong written communication skills
  • Superior knowledge of all Ecliptic beers and craft beer in general
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to be proactive and take initiative
  • Excellent organizational skills- detail oriented & able to manage priorities and routine functions effectively and efficiently
  • Decision making skills: collect, assess and interpret relevant information and make sound judgment
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends and work more than 40 hours per week when needed
  • Valid Driver License with a good driving record
  • Must be able to lift and or move up to 50 pounds
  • Proficiency with computers and associated programs (Windows, Power Point, VIP, etc.)

Job Requirements

  • Able to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Able to stoop, crawl, twist, turn, lift, kneel, climb ladders and stairs
  • Able to regularly lift/carry 50 pounds
  • Able to work in indoor and outdoor environment with sometimes slippery floors
  • Able to work in varying degrees of temperatures that is typical for a retail food industry
  • Floor surface may vary from hard tiled floor or concrete to carpet
  • Ability to tolerate a high-level work pace that is typical for a retail food industry
  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud
  • Able to work 6-8 hours on your feet

What Ecliptic Offers:

  • Competitive base salary with a quarterly bonus potential
  • Expense account for sales related expenses and travel
  • Partial cell phone reimbursement
  • Company car with reimbursed gas within the first six months of employment
  • Vacation: 2 weeks a year PTO
  • Health Insurance- Eligible after 60 days. 50% paid by Ecliptic

To apply please send your resume and salary requirements to eringrey@eclipticbrewing.com

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