Sales Representative; full-time
Reason Beer is seeking to expand our sales team! We are hiring an experienced, friendly sales professional to represent Reason Beer in Virginia and Washington, DC. If you are high on passion, low on ego, and enthusiastic about selling great craft beer, then apply now.
The Reason Beer sales team are brand ambassadors for our beers and our culture. With an award-winning lineup of craft beer, we strive to deliver a world-class product to our customers across Virginia and DC. The sales team is essential to this goal. You must be able to engage with potential customers, retail buyers, and our distribution partners in a way that leaves them as excited about Reason Beer as we are. You will be responsible for growing sales throughout the territory, opening new accounts, and maintaining good working relationships with existing accounts.
The sales team works together to maintain all aspects of off-site, customer and retail-facing operations. This includes, but is not limited to, the major responsibilities listed below. The position reports directly to the Director of Sales and Marketing.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Sales Representatives will:
Increase overall sales, brand presence, and awareness in the Virginia and DC territories
Visit existing and potential retail accounts
Promote the Reason Beer portfolio and new offerings
Plan and execute off-site promotions as required
Maintain regular expense and sales reporting
Provide a positive and memorable experience for all our customers and industry colleagues
Support other customer-facing activities, including serving beer at festivals elsewhere in Virginia
Represent the brewery in a positive and professional manner at all times, helping us to grow our young brand
Perform other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Qualified applicants must:
Be 21 years of age or older
Hold a current drivers license
Have access to car or other vehicle
Be available to work weekends
Be able to lift up to 75 pounds and move up to 105 pounds
Thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
Be able to spend an entire day on her or his feet
Communicate clearly and effectively with other team members and with customers
Pay close attention to detail
Attain a Certified Beer Server certification within three months of hire
Be knowledgeable of and in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations regarding the sale of alcohol
Prior experience as a brewery sales representative in a beer-focused establishment strongly preferred, as is the availability to start immediately
If you have the qualifications and skills above and think you would be a good fit for the Reason Beer Tasting Room, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No applications will be accepted in person.