Would you like to be a part of the 8th Wonder team? We are currently seeking an Account/Sales Representative for the greater Austin area. We’re an ever-growing team of hard-working, fun-loving beer fanatics that take what we do seriously. We value all members of our team and their enthusiastic dedic8ion to fresh, tasty beer! We care about having a company where employees love what they do and regard themselves as the ultimate customers of the beers we brew; we hire for personality, passion, and skill as much as for knowledge of our industry.
Establish and maintain a professional sales relationship with key retailers within the assigned territory.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
Supports 8th Wonder's Core Values and Purpose.
Maintains constant communication with client base.
Works directly with the assigned 8th Wonder territory wholesaler and their sales staff to promote sales, promote the 8W brand, and achieve target distribution and volume goals.
Maintains consistent market visitation schedule between all assigned territories; works quarterly target account list and visitation schedule including chain and independent on and off premise accounts.
Develops quarterly target lists built from goals and objectives.
Must be able to analyze and develop sales opportunities from company provided sales/CRM software.
Develops and maintains positive and lasting relationships with retail accounts.
Monitors beer inventory to maintain proper amounts based on sales trends, promotions, and seasonal changes; monitor product for freshness.
Conducts ongoing brand training.
Attains pre-determined sales and distribution goals.
Assists at special events and festivals in the territory.
Performs administrative tasks as they are assigned (CRM, work calendar, establish distribution targets, evaluate sales promotions, email).
Assists in creating volume projections and marketing budgets; ensure compliance is maintained.
Attends weekly 8W sales meetings (phone or video).
Maintains professional image and demeanor at all times.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
A registered, insured, and dependable vehicle.
A safe driving record and valid driver’s license.
Ability to drive to and from accounts continuously.
Ability to lift and move approximately 50 pounds frequently, climb, kneel, and stoop to arrange and display point of sale.
Ability to work flexible schedule; ability to work evenings and some weekends.
Strong knowledge of craft beer industry and its retail consumers.
Knowledgeable of 8th Wonder brands and procedures.
Draft beer knowledgeable.
Experience with sales data writing, reporting, and analysis.
Experience with sales/CRM software.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to Robert Piwonka - email@example.com. Subject line must have “Account Rep” and (Your Name). Please leave a contact number. Phone calls will not be accepted. If you are a potential candidate, we will contact you. Thank you.