Delicato Family Vineyards has an exciting immediate career opportunity for an Area Manager - PA, NJ, DE.
Delicato Family Vineyards is a family-owned California winery founded in 1924. Three generations of the Indelicato family have guided grapes from vineyard to bottle and into homes and dining establishments around the world. Delicato Family Vineyards is steadfastly committed to crafting and representing wines of the highest quality produced in accordance with sustainable winegrowing practices. Among the leading and fastest growing wine companies in America, the Delicato Family Vineyards portfolio includes Gnarly Head, Black Stallion Estate Winery, Noble Vines, HandCraft Artisan Collection, La Merika, First Press, Bota Box, Massimo, Irony, Domino and Twisted.
Position Summary: This position is responsible for the daily management of the Sam Jasper Portfolio (SJP) distributor network in the geographic area. The Area Manager is held accountable for local market, single state or multiple state sales and depletions, distributor management, and customer interaction in all channels of trade; On/Off Premise, Chain, Independent, Regional, National, and other licensed retail wine accounts. The ideal candidate will be located in the Philadelphia, PA area or NJ.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in Business Administration, Sales and Marketing, or related field required.
Experience: 3-5 years combination wine supplier and/or distributor experience in selling wine, building brands, calling on customers.
Knowledge: Distributor management, market knowledge, excellent verbal communication, presentation, customer service, organizational, and merchandising skills; PC literate (Excel, PowerPoint, Email); ability to navigate in the Internet/Intranet environments and use Nielsen/BDN data for effective business development; acceptable driving history; knowledge of wine and wine industry preferred.
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.