Brewery Ommegang/Duvel Moortgat USA is currently seeking a Sales Representative for the New York City territory. This position will secure new business via direct sales and develop existing business via promotional execution and merchandising activities of the assigned distribution network. Competitive salary (based on experience), medical/dental, 401k, bonus, car allowance as well as other benefits.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Ensure the implementation of all sales and marketing programs for the entire portfolio.
• Motivate distributor sales force to achieve sales objectives.
• Focus on selling products and/or upgrading number of product lines in retail accounts (bars/restaurants, liquor/grocery stores).
• Identify accounts that are not being penetrated with Duvel USA products and develop a plan to establish business with such accounts.
• Conduct wait-staff / bartender educations, beer tastings and beer dinners
• Ensure proper merchandizing of on- and off-premise accounts
• Plan and execute on-premise promotions as required (note: evenings; weekend festivals)
• Develop and maintain close relationships with key accounts both on and off-premise.
• Work with local distributors to increase brand awareness and consumption.
• Be responsible for the allocation and use of point-of-sale materials.
• Collect data (e.g. pricing, distribution) as required.
• Compile and submit reports required for the sales division.
• Operate effectively within corporate and budgetary guidelines.
• Track and monitor progress in all identified accounts.