North East USA Sales Market Manager

Merchant du Vin


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Merchant du Vin (MdV) is the premier specialty beer importer representing seven family-owned and four abbey-owned breweries from England (Samuel Smith’s), Scotland (Traquair House), Germany (Ayinger & Pinkus), Belgium (Green’s Gluten-Free, Brasserie du Bocq, Lindemans, Orval, Rochefort & Westmalle) and the Netherlands (Zundert).  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 the on and off premise sales channels throughout E. MA, CT, NH, RI, ME.

 

Overall Responsibilities Include:

  • Increasing distribution and sales through face-to-face meetings, phone calls and email. Will require the ability to cold call.
  • 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 budgets
  • Creating and hosting events to promote Merchant du Vin breweries

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Must reside in Eastern Massachusetts in the greater Boston Area.
  • 3-4 years of experience in beer sales
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Comfortable with cold calling in person, via telephone and e-mail
    • Learns quickly, coachable
    • Self-starter
    • Team player
    • Strong persuasion skills
    • Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends, including overnight travel
    • Possesses strong time-management and organizational skills
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      Benefits:

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