Bay Area Sales Representative

Sales San Francisco, California


Description

OVERVIEW:

Fort Point Beer Company is looking for an ambitious salesperson to join our thriving team in the San Francisco Bay Area. The perfect candidate is a hustler who strives to achieve both aggressive growth and meaningful relationship management: must love cultivating a robust list of leads and partnerships while also providing seamless, professional and friendly service on behalf of the brewery. While this role is primarily charged with securing and managing accounts, Fort Point Beer Company also encourages our small, agile team to develop new projects and innovations on behalf of a growing brewery within a $100 billion industry.



PRIMARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and grow our off-sale can and bottle business in both chain and independent channels throughout the entire specified sales territory.
  • Execute aggressive sales objectives set forth by your Sales Manager
  • Be responsible for all aspects of servicing and merchandising within assigned accounts
  • Ensure account and customer satisfaction through friendly service and ongoing communication
  • Expand distribution & breadth of Fort Point brand in cold boxes & shelves by capturing ideal placement
  • Build and maintain displays according to special programming guidelines and targets
  • Support accounts with in-store tastings & demos for their customers on a consistent basis including some nights and weekends.



KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of application


PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Excellent sales background with solid understanding of company selling procedures
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Strong communication skills: verbal, listening and written
  • Capable of seeking out new ideas, exhibit initiative and be proactive
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong competitive intelligence within the marketplace



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Being able to lift, push and/or pull 35lbs


COMPENSATION:

  • Competitive Base + lucrative incentive and commission plan


BENEFITS:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid company holidays
  • Health Care: 100% Employer contribution to Kaiser Silver plan and 50% for Dependents
  • Supplementary: Eligible for Dental, Vision, and Life group plan
  • Commuter benefits
  • Discounted Planet Granite or other Gym membership
  • Beer and Food benefits