VindiVino has an immediate opportunity for an Area Manager based in Chicago.
VindiVino is a national importer/sales and marketing company based in Chicago. Our portfolio includes brands from Spain, Italy, Austria and the United States. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to work on their own and with our current distributor partners in IL, IN, OH and MN to achieve sales and distribution goals. This individual should have a strong performance record of volume and profit plan achievement as well as identifying and developing new business.
Focusing on key accounts in all trade channels to achieve sales/distribution goals
Develop sales materials and customize presentations to the account or distributor
Conduct wait staff trainings
Conduct consumer tastings
Requires a minimum of four days a week in the field with distributor reps or on your own
Some weekend and some evening tastings are required
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree
At least 3 years wine industry experience
Good knowledge of the market
Exceptional wine knowledge
Strong computer skills, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and industry specific programs
Must have a valid drivers license, insurance and acceptable driving record
Must have the ability to travel
Compensation is competitive and benefits include medical and life insurance as well as a 401K plan