On Premise Manager

Four Roses Bourbon - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)

Four Roses Bourbon is seeking well qualified candidates for the position of On Premise Manager located in Houston, TX . Four Roses has been distilling bourbon since 1888 and this may be your opportunity to join the award winning team of the Four Roses Distillery. The distillery has just completed an expansion and the future growth is very promising. Their passion for quality and their pride in handcrafting an award winning Bourbon is evident in the smooth, mellow taste that has become the signature of the Four Roses Brand. Candidates should only apply through this site, no resumes or phone calls should be directed to Four Roses.

The On Premise Manager for South Texas is a key position in focusing and developing the on-premise market for Four Roses Distillery. This position is based in Houston, TX and applicants must already reside in Houston, TX.This position leads with an exciting and hands on approach in initiating programs and training with target accounts within the region. The On Premise Manager is responsible for building relationships and brand equity, awareness and growth of our products with key accounts to achieve sales goals.The On Premise Manager acts as the daily brand ambassador with key accounts.


Major Responsibilities

The On Premise Manager is responsible for target account management, brand building and distributor coordination. The primary responsibility will be in the Focus Market within the assigned region. The Secondary Markets will receive the secondary focus.

  • Champion all Regional events within each Focus & Secondary Event within Region.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a sales plan to execute and achieve daily,weekly and monthly sales targets within designated territory thru excellent execution.
  • Maximize market share in geographical territory in accounts to achieve revenue,profit and growth targets.
  • Ensure volume, distribution, promotion, merchandising, training and public relations activities are effectively implemented and executed.
  • Track and analyze volume, distribution performance and the competitive landscape to develop strategies to achieve and overcome sales challenges.
  • May execute in store tastings or on premise tastings which may involve evening and weekend work
  • Develop and maintain solid business relationships with all key customer decision makers in assigned territory as well as open any new accounts.
  • Build brand awareness and ensure strong sell-through/depletions of portfolio both through various promotional programs as well as introduce new products and promotions to all accounts.
  • Provide customer service and handle customer complaints in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Advise management of any sales issues or opportunities in assigned territory
  • Communicate all relevant business opportunities and competitive information on a regular and timely basis.
  • Plan and administer budgets, develop business case proposals and operate territory within approved expense budget.
  • Assist Corporate Office with execution of all National Events within Region.
  • Follow-up on all National Account executions within region.
  • Manage & maintain approximately 50 Target On-Premise Accounts per Focus
  • Market (accounts to be identified by RSM and Sales and Marketing Director)
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Distributor on-premise sales division: Maintain regular ride-with schedule with distributor sales managers and sales meeting participation
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with all Target Accounts, within Region, acting as Four Roses Brand Ambassadors in the development and execution of:
  • Back-bar distribution
  • Drink List Programs
  • Menu Programs
  • Well Programs
  • Bourbon Dinners
  • Wait Staff Trainings
  • Develop and oversee creation of on-premise P.O.S., ensuring Four Roses specifications are met

Minor Responsibilities

  • Manage & maintain approximately 25 Target Retail Accounts per Focus Market (accounts to be identified by RSM and Sales Director)
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Distributor Retail sales division: Maintain frequent ride-with schedule with distributor sales managers, and sales meeting participation.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with all Target Accounts, within Region, acting as Four Roses Brand Ambassadors in the development and execution of:
  • Physical and Effective Distribution
  • Display Opportunities
  • Four Roses Portfolio pricing vs. Competitive Set
  • Respond to any of complaints within the territory.


Competencies Required

  • Positive attitude, trustworthy, genuine character with excellent reputation
  • Displays top notch organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional capacity for selling and ability to be influential with customers
  • Maintains a professional image and demeanor at all times
  • Results driven, energetic and confident personality
  • Passion for the brand, product
  • Effective Manager with proven ability to lead
  • Solid Organizational and Analytical Skills
  • Maintains utmost flexibility for change and situational issues
  • Displays self-Initiative, motivated
  • Technical Capacity; Engages in self-appraisal and continuous learning
  • Highly organized; handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be able to establish immediate rapport with all levels of the team.
  • Excellent collaborator, builds teams and strengthens relationships
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Knowledgeable of ABC rules and regulations
  • Excellent communication skills in building successful business and customer relationships
  • Must be willing to travel to regional territories

Education and Experience – Required

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related degree
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in spirit sales
  • Computer and software proficiency including strong knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Other job related experience
  • Preferred but not required Two years’ experience in on-premise focus


Supervisory Responsibility

The On-Premise Manger – South Texas will not have any direct reports other than vendors and accounts.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job in the office, will work primarily in a climate controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Sedentary, sitting, walking, occasional lifting (overhead, waist level) from floor, bending, frequent near vision use for reading and computer use; frequent stressful conditions (cardiovascular). Could be exposed to infrequent fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration as could be expected in any OSHA compliant operation and may be occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions in the distillery/warehouse/bottling environment. May be exposed to external weather conditions during outside events.


Travel will be required to Four Roses Events, distributors, and key accounts within the territory. Travel could be required to other territories, sites, cities, or countries as necessary. Travel flexibility is required in and outside the normal territory.

Territory Locations

Houston, Texas

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing stairs, as the job requires. The employee must work as team member in comparable work and actions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Type: Full-time


  • on-premise spirits related: 2 years


  • Bachelor's


  • Houston, TX


  • Driver's License