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Wine Sales Representative

Wine Sales Representative

# of Openings 
2
Category 
Sales
Company 
Trademark Wines
Location 
US-MO-Kansas City

More information about this job

Overview

 

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Founded in 2010, Trademark Wines is a wine distributor that specializes in small boutique wines from around the globe. Our portfolio is comprised of family-owned wineries with representation across most major regions, varietals, and price points with an emphasis on quality. Our success is achieved through building strong relationships with clients, wineries, and our local wine communities. For more information about us, please visit www.tmwines.com.

 

We are now seeking a self-motivated Sales Representative to join our team. The ideal candidate is an organized, goal-oriented self-starter with proven sales rep experience. Existing relationships within the Kansas City retail, restaurant and wine communities are a plus as you will be managing an existing customer base and developing new accounts.

Responsibilities

Reporting to Director of Sales & Marketing, our Sales Representative will:

 

  • GROW EXISTING ACCOUNTS: Cultivate a base of accounts that reliably and routinely consult with and purchase product from Trademark Wine. Maintain a set schedule of face-to-face account meetings to cultivate relationships with buyers and influencers deep within accounts. Serve as an educated expert on our portfolio and create raving fans with outstanding customer service.
  • IDENTIFY NEW ACCOUNTS: Initiate and build relationships with licensed restaurants and retailers to create new sales opportunities for Trademark Wines. Study and analyze opportunities in the marketplace, probe to understand customer needs and effectively position products in our portfolio to meet those needs and to generate return for our customers.
  • TRACK & REPORT SUCCESS: Maintain a pipeline of all accounts with vital sales information. Regularly report on calling activity including visits, orders, forecasts. Continuously seek out wine knowledge and intelligence regarding customers, products, and competitive industry trends. Share observations within company to further personal and team selling success.
  • BUILD OUR BRAND: Further promote Trademark Wines unique value proposition and product portfolio. Create marketing programs and utilize social media to raise awareness of our capabilities and product line. Arrange opportunities to engage in samplings, tastings and other merchandising efforts to support sales activities. Represent Trademark Wines in a professional, ethical and compliant manner at all times.

 

Qualifications

  

  • Prior sales experience: Applicants must bring a minimum of 2+ years prior sales experience. Ideal sales experience is in the wine, beverage, restaurant or hospitality industry, however, a personal knowledge of wine coupled with generalized sales experience will be considered. Must have a demonstrated track record of increasing sales and responsibility for his/her customers.
  • Familiarity with retail and or restaurant sales: Specific experience identifying, analyzing, opening and servicing restaurants and retailers would be attractive. An established account base among restaurants and retailers would also be a plus, but is not required.
  • Knowledge of and/or willingness to learn the wine industry: Wine credentials (CSW) are a plus, but are not required. A willingness to undertake further study of wine to get credentials IS required.

 

Other Skills & Abilities include:

 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and good organizational skills a must.
  • Versatile, flexible, and willing to work enthusiastically within a constantly changing environment.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs./case of wine.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation, with a clear driving record.

 

 

Ready to apply?

 

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resumes to www.csiapply.com. Simply click on the application link for Trademark Wines, upload your resume and answer a few quick questions. Should you experience any challenges with our online application system, you may contact application@csi-mail.com. All inquiries and resume will be held in strict confidence.

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer