Area Sales Manager / Chicago Metro Area

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company


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What You Will Do

  • Call on existing account base within area to obtain new distribution, execute promotional activity and increase market share
  • Solicit new business to increase volume/distribution/share within the assigned area
  • Identify retail opportunities and sell/execute against those opportunities
  • Ensure proper merchandising of product and point-of-sale materials within area and according to our brand standards
  • Generate sales by maintaining/increasing shelf facings and positioning
  • Merchandise and service accounts according to brand standards including our Q/A measures- clean POS, rotate stock, check code dates, packaging repair/replacement, etc.
  • Identify field quality concerns and report using appropriate procedures (Formstack forms, Keg Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA)).
  • Coordinate events and promotions to deliver greater brand awareness and stimulate sales
  • Conduct staff educations, beer tastings and other events as needed
  • Execute monthly National Account opportunities: On- and Off-Premise: securing displays, ensuring beer placement, closing gaps, checking quality and POS support; Coordinate with wholesaler on National Account mandates; Provide feedback to National Account team as to what is working at retail and challenges

Please Apply if You Have

  • Associate's Degree required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Marketing preferred
  • 2 years Business to business sales experience required
  • Ability to learn and apply in depth knowledge of state and federal liquor laws
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently achieve company business plan goals; including volume, distribution, and profitability
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.’s history, culture and product
  • Ability to interface with various levels of management at both retail and wholesale
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent sales skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to work with limited amount of direction; ability to work both independently and within a team to accomplish goals

Additional Requirements to Consider Before Applying

  • Driver's License with a driving record free of any major violations in the last three years upon hire required
  • You must be at least 21 years of age to work for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
  • Selected candidate must pass a pre-employment, post offer driver's license check.

Before applying for this role, please review the full job description, including the physical demands and working environment: https://sierranevada.jdxpert.com/ShowJob.aspx?EntityID=2&id=2020

 

 

** Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm Pacific Time or Eastern Time on Friday, May 14, 2021  **

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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