Breakthru Beverage

Territory Manager - Wine

Location
CA-BC-Vancouver
ID
2020-12404
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Sales/Trade

Overview

Purpose:

To meet or exceed pre-determined service expectations while promoting product and fulfilling route management objectives. Activate programming and brand concepts. Achieve volume, market share, consumer trial and brand equity as per the market plan. Grow brand distribution with the right brands in the right accounts. This position requires a true passion for consultative selling and specific knowledge on how to sell.

Responsibilities

Required Duties:
 Manage territory coverage to ensure excellent execution.
 Effectively plan on a daily, weekly or monthly/quarterly basis, with quota and distribution objectives
 Maintain and grow existing volume and distribution by building credible and long term relationships with ON and OFF Premise accounts.
 Manage assigned budget as required.
 Conduct wine tasting and education sessions
 Execute sales calls using the company’s Structured Call methodology.
 Report on competitive activities within the territory and offer constructive suggestions
 Prospects, quantifies, and qualifies new accounts to determine potential fit with brand portfolio.
 Provides product and brand marketing knowledge through sales aides and staff training seminars.
 Work with supplier representatives and members of management in the field to promote sales
 Service and improve the marketability of our products through shelf management, display position and frequency, concept selling and price point management.
 Ensure distribution of brands in key purchasing areas of account.


Must be able to:
 Live and demonstrate the Company Values.
 Demonstrate and exhibit high levels of professionalism with internal and external customers.

Qualifications

Required Skills/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required

3 or more years’ selling experience in Fast Moving Consumer Goods environment.
 Strong organizational and multi-tasking capabilities
 Excellent communication skills: verbal, listening and written
 Demonstrate sound judgment and problem solving skill
 Excellent Negotiation and Influencing Skills
 Sound knowledge of the sale and marketing of wine
 WSET Certification
 Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
 Proficient MS Office skills
 Knowledge of Liquor Board Regulations, market trends and competition


Physical Demands of Job:
 Carrying and lifting 45-65 pounds
 Immediate reaching to perform various duties
 Overhead reaching to perform various duties
 Standing and walking for periods of time to perform various duties
 Squatting or bending to perform various duties as assigned

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