Highland Brewing Company
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Highland Brewing Company, an independent and family owned industry-leading craft brewery, based in Asheville North Carolina, is seeking a Field Sales Representative to manage sales and distribution in Wilmington/Myrtle Beach area.
Some Quick Facts about Highland Brewing
- Quality beer – always
- Proudly regional - we distribute only in the Southeast
- Pioneers - First legal brewery in Asheville since Prohibition
- Largest native NC brewer
- We honor features of the Southern Appalachian landscape with seasonal beer names, a hike, and a fund-raising release party for each seasonal beer – all in partnership with the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy
- Donations to over 100 charities annually
- 3rd largest craft brewing solar array in the US
Our largest effort was our solar array. Under peak conditions the system can create up to 324 kW DC - more power than we can use on sunny days. The expansive roof is now about half covered by panels and is in full view from the rooftop bar.
- Beautiful 16-foot white oak bar tops in the Event Center were harvested from our property.
- 6th largest solar array of all independent, craft breweries in the USA
- 22nd largest brewery solar array in the world
Responsible for growing volume and profitability in assigned geography and maintaining relationships with retailers and distributor personnel.
Essential Job Functions
· Develops and maintains relationships with key retailers in assigned areas
· Develops and maintains relationships with distributor management and personnel
· Grows volume and profitability in assigned geography
· Creates and manages business plans for each assigned distributor which include volume and distribution goals
· Provides a direct line of communication to the brewery
· Provides detailed written communication following market visits
· Executes beer tastings, special events, and festivals
· Educates wait staff and customers about Highland products
· Coordinates beer donations and requests for merchandise for 501(c)(3) organizations within assigned geography
· Manages the sale and inventory of Highland-branded merchandise at special events and festivals
· Performs other duties as assigned