Sales Associate (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Maverick Wine Company

  Bensenville, Illinois

Job Description:

Developed city sales account run comprised of indepent retail accounts, Whole Foods, and on premise accounts.

- Positive and energetic
- Recent wholesale wine and spirits sales experience. 2+ years recent experience preferred.
- Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and open mind
- Will to develop new business and expand existing customer count
- Strong organizational and selling skills
- Open minded to change and evolution
- Knowledge of Federal / State / Local liquor regulations

Maverick Wine Company offers heatlh insurance, Paid PTO, 401K with match, and monthly compensation for M&E, mileage, parking, and tech.

About Maverick:

Maverick Wine Company is a leading distributor of world class and industry leading wine, spirit and sake brands, focused on the positive development of partnerships with the great restaurants and retailers of IL. Our goal is to attain long term growth through the development of a world class, ethical, and knowledgeable sales force - focused on reliable sales and service to our customers and community.

Job Summary: Sales
The Maverick Wine Company Salesperson is expected to be, and responsible for, always positively representing Maverick Wine and their Suppliers and Brands in a positive and professional manner with customers and consumers. The Salesperson is an essential frontline worker responsible for the advancement of Maverick Wine Company goods, and the attainment of multiple supplier goals. The Salesperson is responsible for the associated service to customers necessary to fulfill their needs and maintain and better partnerships between key customers, on and off premise, and Maverick Wine Company. This person is expected to exemplify the values that Maverick Wine Company embraces and upholds and be a positive contributor to the wine & spirits community.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
- Regularly service accounts within assigned territory
- Seek out and develop new customer relationships
- Have a strong understanding of Maverick Wine Co brands and continually develop overall beverage knowledge
- Use provided analytics to develop target lists for consultative selling
- Attain monthly / quarterly / annual / targeted goals set forth by Maverick Wine Co.
- Attend industry events as needed
- Work trade events within territory to further selling opportunities and partner with customers
- Regularly handle payments between Maverick Wine Co and customers
- Provide in market intel and account level information to management team
- Communicate with teammates and management team to better and bolster a supportive team-centric culture at Maverick
- Ethically and responsibly represent the core values of Maverick Wine Co. and their associated suppliers

- Recent wholesale wine and spirits sales experience.
- Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and open mind
- Will to develop new business and expand existing customer count
- Applicable wine sales experience
- Open minded to change and evolution
- Strong organizational and selling skills
- Knowledge of Federal / State / Local liquor regulations
- Strong business acumen and industry
- Positive and energetic
- Honest and driven to build a positive culture

Working Conditions:
- Daily travel throughout assigned territory
- Attend sales meetings at office/warehouse in Bensenville, IL
- Ability to lift 45lbs
- Long and / or irregular working hours during peak seasons
- Physical work – merchandising product and setting up special events
- Available for all company events during regular business hours and occasional evenings / weekends
- Competitive industry pay and benefits commensurate with experience and performance


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