NY Italian Specialist

NY Italian Specialist

M.S. Walker, Inc.
New York

M.S. Walker has been an Importer and Distributor of Fine Wines & Spirits since 1933, family-owned for nearly five generations, and known for SERVICE, INTEGRITY, and a WORLD-CLASS dynamic product portfolio.

If you have a passion for wine, an appreciation for the burgeoning craft/artisan spirits market, love for the competitive sport of selling, and seek an opportunity to work alongside some of the most interesting people and producers you’ll ever meet, be advised that we are actively seeking an experienced, polished professional looking to take his or her career to the next level.

Key Responsibilities:

Our fine wine and craft spirits business is EXPLODING. We have an excellent opportunity, for the right person, who must be in possession of the following qualifications:

Minimum 5 years’ experience in fine-wine wholesale distribution and/or importing, specifically in NYC.
Goal oriented
Commitment to continuous education- wine, sales and otherwise
Excellent organization and follow up
Strong work ethic
Thrive in a fast-paced environment
Superb written/oral communication skills
Positive mental attitude; team player
Superior wine and spirits knowledge combined with a commitment to continuous improvement in all facets of our business.
Adept relationship-builder
Effective self-management skills, specifically time management and territory call planning
Existing account relationships in NYC.
Industry References (at least three)

Minimum 5 years’ experience
Experience in the wine and spirits industry preferred
Relationship building and selling skills a must
Ability to walk, sit, stand, reach overhead and lift up to 45lbs
Valid driver’s license required
Italian Speaking or Fluent in Italian preferred

We offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

Medical and Dental coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield
Vision coverage through VSP
11 paid holidays annually
Paid sick days
Vacation time
401K program through Fidelity Investments
Disability & Life Insurance packages
Career advancement opportunities
Discount fitness memberships
Work/Life resources

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