Area Sales Manager
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We are seeking an execution-focused, entrepreneurial and energetic individual to join as our Area Sales Manager. They will have the opportunity to help us execute and take part of our vision through daily sales, marketing, and operations and are hungry to take on greater responsibility as the company expands.
They will be joining a talented team of hard working, passionate people who live and breathe the brand, are driven by a solid set of values and creatively work together towards our common goal of becoming becoming the #1 Hard Kombucha category $ share leader.
Builds and drives growth in a defined geographic area by developing and maintaining strong/value-added relationships with key retailers, buyers and wholesalers in their assigned territory on prem and off prem.
Creates and closes new business opportunities to expand distribution footprint and grows/maintains brand presence at existing accounts.
Builds brand awareness and differentiation from our competitors by sourcing and executing activations, events, trainings, demos, and samplings in both on and off prem channels.
Coordinates with the marketing team for effective use of marketing programs and initiatives based on knowledge of territory demographics and performance.
Manages reporting and performance tracking for the assigned area.
Works collaboratively with a tight team spread across different geographic areas.
What we are looking for in the perfect candidate:
Opportunistic- they’re looking to take part in something meaningful, joining an ambitious team with the goal of becoming #1 in the category nationwide.
Relationship focused - Use their charisma to develop and maintain client relationships with regional on and off premise chain accounts
Doer - They are willing to get their hands dirty- this role is execution focused but has a lot of potential for progression and opportunities for growth.
Results driven - They have 2-4 years of proven success playing sales focused roles in the CPG/Beverage industry. On-prem alcoholic beverage sales experience highly desirable.
Entrepreneurial - They act as owners and are able to operate in fast paced environment with a lot of uncertainty.
Personable - they will serve as an external steward of the brand with our consumers, retail partners, distributors and shareholders.
Office smart- Highly organized, resourceful and ethical. They’re able to analyze, synthesize and report data through office and software systems.
We offer a competitive base salary and bonuses (awarded based on mix of activations, accounts, and sales growth). Monthly trade spends for in market demos, samplings, meals, and events. Cell phone and mileage allowance. Flexible hours and a self-managed schedule and other perks.
We're a rapidly growing Brooklyn (NY) based startup with ambitious goals and an intentional, inviting and witty team essence. We make Kombrewcha, an alcoholic kombucha, with the purpose of nourishing the connections that are essential to well balanced lifestyle. We’ve simply crafted a hard kombucha with organic ingredients of the highest quality, refreshing carbonation and through natural fermentation created a delicious alternative to wine, cider and hard seltzers.
We are that beverage created for those seeking balance in life. Between alcohol and organic ingredients. Between taste and a healthy lifestyle. Between a refreshing drink and a revitalizing get-together.We are a hard working team that strives to be real, resilient, agile and a little better everyday - set of values that guide us and inspires us to create real moments of connection that rejuvenate you along your journey. Join us!