Sales Representative

R&D Brewing


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Location:  Triangle Area

Position Summary

R&D Brewing is looking for a highly motivated self-starter with a passion for great beer and a very competitive nature.  The Sales Representative is responsible for promoting sales, the R&D brand and achieving target distribution and volume goals within an assigned territory under the guidance and leadership of the Director of Sales. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop key customers within the assigned territory and nurture the supplier/retailer relationship to grow sales and distribution
  • Maintain and grow current account relationships within the assigned territory
  • Create and schedule events within your account base to help grow both the brand and sales
  • Schedule and participate in promotions, tastings, and special events that may occur on weekday evenings as well as weekends
  • Elicit feedback from the market on what things could help move the brand further towards its goals
  • Conduct ongoing brand training with retailers and consumers
  • Perform administrative tasks as they are assigned (expense reports, monthly work calendar, etc.)
  • Assist at all special events and festivals in the territory

Job Qualifications

  • Live in the market for which Sales Representative is responsible for
  • Self-starter/Self-motivated
  • Must be able to represent R&D Brewing in a professional and responsible manner
  • Minimum 2 years sales experience in outside sales within the beer industry
  • A minimum 2-year college degree is required; a 4-year college degree is preferred
  • Availability to work evenings/nights as needed
  • Strong knowledge of craft beer, the industry, and its retail customers
  • Position requires computer proficiency – regular use of Microsoft Office (including ability to enter, retrieve, and interpret data in spreadsheets), Excel, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive
  • Excellent oral, analytical, written, and communication skills
  • Reliable car and a valid driver’s license

Wages & Benefits

  • Competitive base salary plus monthly pay-for-performance (PFP)
  • Paid vacation and company holidays
  • Health care coverage, vision and dental
  • Mileage reimbursement or company vehicle
  • Company phone 
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