Sales Representative - Austin, Texas

Duvel Moortgat USA


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JOB SUMMARY

Duvel Moortgat USA is internationally recognized as a leader in the high-end beer segment.  We are currently seeking a Sales Representative with emphasis on the metro market of Austin, Texas.  The successful candidate must be based in Austin, Texas covering both the Austin and San Antonio Markets. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical/dental/vision, 401k, etc. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure the implementation of all sales and marketing programs for the entire portfolio (Duvel Imports, Boulevard Brewing Co, and Brewery Ommegang)
  • Motivate distributor sales force to achieve sales objectives
  • Focus on selling products and/or upgrading number of product lines across distribution channels
  • Identify accounts that are not being penetrated with Duvel USA 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 permitted (note: evenings; weekend festivals)
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with key accounts both on and off-premise.
  • Work with local distributors 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

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • One to two years malt beverage experience, preferably with at least one year at a wine or beer distributor
  • 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
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and Power Point

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Requirements                              Frequency

Standing                                       20%

Walking                                         20%

Sitting                                           50%

Speaking                                       70%

Hearing                                         70%

Vision Acuity/Reading                     60%

Typing                                           50%

Lifting                                            Rarely

Lifting: Over 40 lbs                         Rarely

Carrying                                        Rarely

Pushing: up to 20 lbs                      Rarely

Pulling: up to 20 lbs                        Rarely


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