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Oregon Sales Manager

Freeland Spirits

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: OREGON SALES MANAGER

FREELAND SPIRITS

ABOUT FREELAND SPIRITS

Freeland Spirits is one of the first women-owned and women-operated distilleries in the world. Creating delicious gin and whiskey, our small and nimble team celebrates diversity, excellence and creativity.

The successful candidate is highly talented and skilled at maintaining, developing and fostering account level relationships. They are growth-minded, results-driven, and excited to organize themselves around field sales and marketing activities that continue to expose the brand to new sales opportunities. This position offers the possibility of growth opportunities in the future.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

The Oregon Sales Manager will work with our CEO and marketing director to plan, execute and measure results from on-premise initiatives throughout the state of Oregon. The position involves regular evening and weekend work and will require regular travel throughout the state.

  • Collaborate with leadership on monthly, quarterly and annual sales plans

  • Develop strategy to prioritize key markets (cities), locations, etc.

  • Conduct product tastings and attend promotional events weekly

  • Visit 10 accounts daily

  • Support and communicate regularly with existing accounts

  • Develop and maintain competitive information for regional marketplace

  • Drive sales and brand awareness

  • Provide bi-weekly reports on contacts and leads

  • Track and monitor success of our products in all identified accounts within assigned territory

  • Provide marketing materials, like shelf talkers to off-premise accounts

  • Educate off-premise personnel regarding products and pricing

 

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Passionate and knowledgeable about craft spirits industry, with a preference for the Freeland Spirits obsessed.

  • 3+ years of commercial experience in the alcohol beverage industry.

  • Strong sense of urgency, commitment and experience achieving commercial results.

  • Experience working in a competitive, team first environment.

  • Self-driven, organized, and flexible to grow and learn new systems and processes.

  • History of developing, maintaining and motivating account relationships.

  • Excellent organization and communication skills -- e.g. managing and executing sales contacts, selling tools, activities and planning.

  • Must be flexible with working hours -- nights and weekends are regular.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, free of any major violation in the last twenty-four months, registered and insured vehicle, and have or be capable of getting an OR servers license.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

This is a salaried position that will pay a competitive salary with a performance-based bonus structure. Other benefits include health care plan and paid vacation.  

TO APPLY

We are accepting applications until the position is filled. If interested, please submit a cover letter, your résumé, 3 references, and salary requirements to jill@freelandspirits.com with Oregon Sales Manager in the subject line.

Freeland Spirits will not discriminate and will take "affirmative action" measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender or sexual orientation.

 




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