Northern Ohio Sales Representative

Watershed Distillery - Cleveland, OH

Full-time$50,000 - $60,000 a year
Skills

We set out to make spirits we liked and that that would be embraced by our community, one which has shown us tremendous support. We worked hard at it, asked for some help along the way and, eventually, we figured it out. Today, our family of spirits is a reflection of our relentless commitment to excellence. We are a close-knit team working to forge a path towards a people-first business model that inspires and uplifts our community. We're scrappy, proud, approachable, yet confident in who we are. We take our work seriously, but not ourselves. We are constantly growing and continually investing in our team so that our success allows our families, colleagues, customers, and communities to realize their full potential.

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Sales Representative works autonomously to focus on developing new accounts and maintain current accounts within the northern Ohio territory, with a focus on Cleveland and its suburbs, including but not limited to Akron, Canton, Hudson, Solon, Youngstown and Toledo. A high emphasis is placed on increasing both availability and visibility of our spirits in new and existing accounts through bar position, cocktail creation and menu placement.

- 100% focus on selling spirits to new and existing accounts

-Identify major accounts where our spirits would be successful

-Maintain strong presence with existing accounts to keep our brand front of mind-Improve visibility by influencing placement of physical placement of products in accounts and influencing cocktail menus

-Collaborate with the State of Ohio/Sales Manager to ensure orders are placed and received and that business is growing in all accounts

-Conduct waitstaff / bartender educations, spirit tastings, cocktail dinners and other promotions

-Collaborate with Marketing and Design team to request, approve and place menus in accounts

-Collaborate with Marketing team on alternative ways to engage retail customers and restaurant partners

-Contribute photos and happenings from your territory to drive content creation for social media channels

Qualifications and Skills

Do you have what it takes?

-Desire to build a career in sales

-2-4 years of results-oriented experience in food and beverage sales

-Invaluable connections within the food and beverage industry in territory

-Assertive, confident and scrappy personality-Sense of urgency

-Results-Driven: Strong judgment and professional maturity

-Excellent communication and public speaking skills

-Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team

Please respond via email with resume and references attached for consideration.

Thank you!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Management (Food & Bev): 3 years (Preferred)
  • Sales: 3 years (Preferred)