Sales Representative (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Bourget Imports (http://www.bourgetimports.com)

  Twin Cities South Metro, Minnesota

We are a specialty wine distributor located in Eagan, Minnesota. Established in 2004, our goal has always been to be the leading distributor of premium wines in the region by offering our clients exceptional value and service. We achieve this every day in our unparalleled customer service and extensive knowledge of our producers and products. We support our customers with education, events, tastings, marketing support, and showcase our selections by bringing the cultural experiences and stories from our travels, and translate them to our own food and wine scene. Our team has a long history in the wine business, with employees who are devoted to wine as a lifestyle.

Seeeking a successful wine sales person who can be an asset to both our clients and our company by partnering in a successful sales relationship that lasts over years and ultimately brings profitabilty and growth for all parties. Candidates will have familiarity with the retail and/or hospitality industry sale of wine, as well as possess experience in selling to retail wine shops or restaurants.

Job expectations:

  • Make regular sales calls to designated accounts to cultivate customer relations and satisfaction with the best service possible.
  • Develop territorial sales strategy for brand portfolio, diversification and penetration in each account.
  • Demonstrate consultative sales abilities through successful presentations of product, the promotion of new and existing portfolio items and the expansion of business.
  • Exhibit discipline and resourcefulness to meet/exceed assigned monthly goals and placement objectives.
  • Participate in sales meetings, on-site training, and continuing education of industry trends/developments.
  • Review customers' credit status, collect monies owed for product and partner with Customer Service Department to ensure accounts remain in good standing.
  • Conduct wait staff training seminars, execute promotions and install point of sale materials.
  • Recommend wines, create/design wine lists and wine by the glass programs utilizing full knowledge of BI portfolios.
  • Present self with integrity professionalism and commitment to Bourget Imports sales representative responsibilities and policies.
  • Available for ride-with with BI management and work-with for suppliers.
  • Maintain and update weekly sample inventory for tasting in accounts.
  • Complete administrative tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Demonstrate a track record of goal achievements while maintaining a communicative rapport with customers and management.
  • Report as required to Management team, updated account route sheet, and account updates ( i.e. payment status, contact changes etc)
  • Maintain accurate historical account purchase information and communicate with Management on all sales issues, inventory levels and out of stock situations due to possible fluctuations in demand
  • Participate in sales meetings, on-site training, and continuing education of industry trends and developments
  • Be a supportive member of the sales team members, sharing  in the sharing of strategies, team building, and education
  • Have a strong working knowledge of Global Viticultural areas, and the ability to discuss wines of those regions comfortably. WSET, Court of Master Sommelier, or equivalent training is a plus, hands on experience in a vineyard or winery is a plus, years of wine appreciation and self study will be considered.
  • Overall, you must possess a desire to continue your education in wine as a lifetime practice, due to everchanging trends,  climates, technologies, that influence the wines we enjoy.

 

Compensation will be commensurate with experience

Benefits offered:
• Paid time off
• Health insurance
• 401k and company match
• Parental leave

How To Apply

Please respond to our posting with an email, or by mail.

Bourgetmanagement@gmail.com

Bourget Imports
1060 Lone Oak Rd #120
Eagan, MN 55121

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