Retail Wine Sales Representative (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time


  Atlanta, Georgia

Summary - 

Sells fine wine, beer and non-alcoholic products to supermarkets, drug stores, convenience stores and package stores for wholesale distributor by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Learns and executes the seven basics of Empire: distributions, position, display, pricing, point-of-sale, cold box, and rotation in each account.
  • Compiles lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads.
  • Travels through assigned territory daily to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit orders, present items for distribution, and handle damages and off-condition product.
  • Quotes prices and credit terms for orders obtained.
  • Estimates date of delivery to customer, based on knowledge of own firm's production and delivery schedules.
  • Confers with District Manager to resolve customer problems.
  • Position requires building of displays as well as maintenance of the displays.  Coldbox and shelf maintenance is also a requirement of the position.
  • Investigates and resolves customer problems with deliveries.
  • Identifies and respond to customers' needs.
  • Maintains frequent and open communication with drivers, driver supervisors, district managers, sales managers and the general manager.
  • Prepares and/or maintains distribution tracking reports, planning and goals, case quotas and dollar objectives and other administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Executes sales plans and maintain accounts according to company standards.
  • Tracks progress of goals on a weekly basis.
  • Participates in supplier work-withs.
  • Continually maintains training and product knowledge.
  • Delivers emergency orders when needed.
  • Attends trade show.
  • Conducts business according to local and state laws.
  • Other duties as assigned by District Manager. 

Education and/or Experience - 

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - 

Must have the ability to sustain a current and valid Alcohol Sales Permit from the Georgia Department of Revenue. Must maintain valid drivers license.

Computer skills - 

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Order processing systems. (Excel & Word)

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