San Francisco Hotel and Venue Specialist

Sales San Francisco, California


Description

Position at Regal Wine Company

Regal Wine Company, one of the leading distributors in California, offers an elite portfolio of world-class wines in the premium and luxury category. Integrity, honesty and innovation are the pillars of our company, along with an unyielding commitment to quality. We are always seeking top talent who share these values. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Manage assigned territory of accounts that is focused on key hotel accounts and large venues in San Francisco but may also include; independent on-premise, independent off-premise and online retailers.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Achieve sales goals within assigned territory. Goals may include new placements, case and revenue goals
  • Provide educational wine training to accounts and staff through tastings, seminars and special events
  • Develop and continue to build relationships with Regal Wine Co. Management and supplier partners
  • Prioritize and preplan daily for each account to maximize efficiency
  • Construct unique wine presentations that embrace Regal Wine Co company standards, programs and initiatives
  • Ability to make persuasive sales calls using wine knowledge, ROI, margins and pour costs
  • Grow and foster professional relationships with key accounts in assigned territory
  • Create and maintain territory account run
  • Manage accounts receivable for territory
  • Communicate pertinent information between management, accounts and marketplace
  • Responsible for working within approved expense budget
  • Ability to effectively present one-on-one or in a group setting
  • Continue to develop wine knowledge, business acumen and sales skills to increase professional growth
  • Display original thinking and creativity for problem solving
  • Ability to work in a fasted paced environment and adapt and respond to change quickly
  • Other duties as assigned by Region Manager

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 3 years sales experience required, wine sales experience preferred
  • Previous food/beverage or hotel management experience is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Communications preferred
  • Possess excellent verbal, written communication and listening skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in fast paced environment and can respond quickly to demanding situations
  • Motivated team player that can work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Available to work flexible hours and weekends when required for special events
  • Live in San Francisco
  • Ability to lift and carry a 50 lbs. case of wine
  • Must possess a current driver’s license; maintain current auto insurance and a clean driving record