Craft Beer Sales Representative - Portland Oregon Area

Worthy Brewing

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Craft Beer Sales Representative- Portland, Oregon Area - Worthy Brewing, LLC

This position will secure new business via direct sales and develop existing business via promotional execution and merchandising activities of the assigned distribution network. Competitive salary, mileage pay, medical, dental & vision insurance, commission, and other benefits are available.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the implementation of all sales and marketing programs for the entire portfolio
  • Motivate distributor sales force to achieve sales objectives
  • Focus on selling products and/or upgrading number of product lines in retail accounts (bars/restaurants, liquor/grocery stores)
  • Identify accounts that are not being penetrated with Worthy Brewing’s products and develop a plan to establish business with such accounts
  • Conduct wait-staff / bartender educations, beer tastings and beer dinners
  • Ensure proper merchandising of on- and off-premise accounts
  • Plan and execute on premise promotions as required (note: evenings; weekend festivals)
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with key accounts both on and off-premise
  • Work with local distributor to increase brand awareness and consumption
  • Be responsible for the allocation and use of point-of-sale materials
  • Collect data (e.g. pricing, distribution) as required
  • Compile and submit reports required for the sales division
  • Operate effectively within corporate and budgetary guidelines
  • Track and monitor progress in all identified accounts
  • Observe all state and federal laws pertaining to the sale, merchandising and promotion of malt beverages

Job Requirements:

  • Candidates must live within the territory to be considered
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 3-6 years of beverage experience, preferably with at least one year of beer, spirits or wine distributor experience
  • Ability to interface with various levels of management, at wholesale as well as retail
  • Self-motivation and ability to work with limited amount of direction; ability to work both independently and within a team to accomplish goals
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to speak in front of large groups, conduct trainings/promotions
  • Strong work ethic; demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple responsibilities
  • An intense competitive spirit with an assertive, confident personality
  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results
  • Strong judgment and professional maturity
  • Excellent problem solving skills; mathematically proficient
  • Willingness to travel overnight and a good driving record

Salary - DOE - plus Quarterly Performance Bonuses

To Become A Part of the Worthy Team:

  • Submit your resume detailing your experience via email only – no phone calls or walk-ins please.

Worthy Brewing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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