Livorno Imports LLC (dba Distinctive Italian Wines) specializes in boutique Italian wines offering one of the most unique and curated selections in Arizona. We currently represent more than 100 labels produced by 30 different wineries throughout Italy. We are seeking a dynamic wine sales professional to work in the Phoenix sales territory.
Summary for this position:
Wine sales with primary responsibility for developing and maintaining customers in Phoenix and the surrounding sales territory.
Responsibilities will include:
• Build relationships with key buyers in territory including clubs, fine dining restaurants and retail shops
• Grow customer base through professional and frequent presentation of our wines and other face-to-face, telephonic and electronic contact
• Grow sales through effective and efficient targeting of restaurant wine list and retail placements
• Communicate effectively with customers and co-owners
• Execute same-day response to all customer orders, requests and questions
• Organize and run tastings, promotions, wine dinners and other events in a professional manner
• Organize manage and accompany producer representatives on sales calls and other activities
• At least 3 years of successful hands-on experience in fine wine sales, preferably in the Phoenix market, with current customer base
• Persuasive sales and presentation skills
• Demonstrated professional knowledge of fine wines required, certification as sommelier or master of wine preferred
• Specialty in Italian wines preferred
• Goal oriented and highly motivated to succeed, well-organized, assertive, comfortable cold-calling prospects
• Italian language skills preferred
• Must reside within territory
• Proof of an acceptable driving record and availability of automobile for business purposes
• Must have smart phone and laptop computer
• An ability to lift 40 lbs. or more on a repetitive basis
Livorno Imports LLC offers competitive salary and commission opportunities commensurate with credentials and experience.
Qualified candidates, please submit a cover letter and resume by email to email@example.com