Delicato Family Vineyards (DFV Wines) has an immediate career opportunity for a Bulk Sales Manager – Custom Resource Group in our Napa Executive office.
DFV Wines is a family-owned California winery founded in 1924. For three generations the Indelicato family has been a leading supplier of the finest bulk wine and coastal grapes to the domestic and international market place. DFV Wines is steadfastly committed to crafting and representing wines of the highest quality produced in accordance with sustainable winegrowing practices.
The Sales Manager for the Custom Resource Group (CRG) will report to the VP of Delicato’s Custom Resource Group and interact with team members to coordinate the planning, execution, and follow through of long term wine contracts and spot sales for both the domestic and export market, processing agreements, grape sales, bulk wine purchasing and custom packaging services.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis on wine industry related fields such as Fermentation Science,Winery Management, Viticulture, Business Management, Sales and Marketing.
Experience: Five years experience within the wine industry having negotiated contracts for the sales/purchasing of bulk wines, grapes, custom services or other winery related goods. Thorough understanding of cellar practices and production of wine. Work independently, travel, and participate in strategic planning within a diverse set of groups. Reporting skills which includes use of computer to make spreadsheets, write summaries and proposals. Experience in understanding and developing bottom line results.
Knowledge: Strong communication skill in the areas of customer relations and negotiations. Ability to link conditions affecting the market to successful business decisions at the winery.
Delicato offers its employees a very generous and comprehensive benefits package. The core health insurance components include medical, dental and vision, where Delicato covers nearly the entire cost for employees and a large percentage for dependents. Additional health benefits include life, disability and flexible spending accounts. Other benefits include 401(k) with generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, wine & merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, gym discounts & many more.