Territory Sales Representative (East Bay) Must be 21+

Territory Sales Representative (East Bay) Must be 21+

JVS Wine Imports Inc.

65k - 80k · Full time


As a member of our team, you will be responsible for the sales and marketing of Company products in the East Bay Area of the San Francisco Bay Area in addition to direct sales to on premise and retail outlets. This position is responsible for interacting with the Company’s suppliers and customers in the assigned territory, to keep abreast of new products, and to be educated on both current and new offerings. The position requires a self-motivated, organized, energetic, creative, ambitious person who can thrive in a demanding environment and be an ambassador of our brands. The JVS Territory Sales Representative is responsible for their relationships with accounts, their relationships with suppliers, their actions and behavior, their professionalism, the way they carry themselves, and their representation of the Company.

Position Responsibilities
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Escorting suppliers that come to the market and scheduling these suppliers with events and work withs throughout the duration of their visit.
• Conduct brand education and presentation to new accounts and key contacts in coordination with customer management.
• Conduct Brand Training for customer sales force
• Regularly attend on-premise promotional events (often held at night and on weekend) to oversee, assist, and evaluate the quality of the promotion. This can include groups up to 60 people and would require presentation skills for tasting seminars.
• Participate in trade shows and key events (often held nights and weekends) to showcase the JVS Portfolio and bring greater brand awareness to consumers and buyers.
• Ability to consistently think outside of the box for new ways to achieve sales and marketing goals in varying local environmental challenges.
• Consistently open new accounts in the market while nurturing and growing existing accounts.
• Growing product diversity at accounts to ensure customers are aware of overall offerings from the portfolio and how they can meet the customer base.
• Mandatory attendance at all company meetings and training events.
• Provide effective and timely sales reporting including keeping account logs submitted to management so that the Company has concise records of performance in the market, this includes pictures and reports of bottles sold during demonstration events.
• Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

Skills & Experience
• Five years previous experience in the beverage industry
• High school education (college degree preferred)
• Clean Driving Record
• Ability to work reliably from verbal and written instructions.
• Ability to apply general math skills.
• Flexibility to work extended hours as needed is preferred.
• Strong Communication and Collaboration Skills
• 1-3 years of related Sales Experience
• Problem Solving
• Ethical Conduct
• Confidentiality

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time, forty (40) hours per week, exempt position and normal work hours are Tuesday through Saturday with a focus on in-store demos (both tasting & dry) which includes a minimum of 4 hours on every Friday and Saturday. Some flexibility in hours is allowed but the employee must be available during the “core” work hours.

Physical Demands & Working Conditions
• Physical ability to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.
• Physical ability to sit for extended periods of time, stand, and walk frequently.
• Physical ability to occasionally bend, kneel, crouch, climb, reach, or crawl.
• Exposure to a variety of environmental conditions: weather, temperature, lighting, and noise as determined by circumstances within the office and warehouse environments and in the establishments that you serve.

Travel is required for this position.

Work Authorization
Must complete US Federal I9 form with appropriate identification

We offer a benefits package that supports the health of you and your family. As a part of our family, your benefit offerings include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long Term Disability, % Short Term Disability Coverage along with Sick Leave, Vacation Time and Holidays. We also offer participation in a Simple IRA Plan

About JVS Imports
JVS Imports was founded two decades ago with the goal of bringing unique and distinct tastes from around the world to the US.

We are a team of dedicated and passionate individuals that come together in harmony to bring our customers a quality product at a reasonable price.

The true testament of what allows us to thrive is the knowledge, dedication, and willingness that our team holds to bring awareness to the consumer and variety to the retailer.

This is a heavily commission-based position

Sick leave

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