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Sales Representative San Jose / Southbay

Maritime Wine - California

San Jose, CA

Job Description:

Wine Sales Representative
Maritime Wine - California
San Jose / Southbay region

Maritime Wine Trading Collective, a well-established importer with national distribution, is looking for an enthusiastic sales representative to join our growing California wholesale team. Focused on thoughtful acquisitions and long-term supplier partnerships with family-owned producers, Maritime Wine’s wholesale operation has experienced organic growth since day one.

The San Jose candidate must have a solid history selling both imported and domestic wines in the area with an interest in spirits, if no direct experience. This role requires the complete management of a sales region calling on fine wine restaurants, bars and both large/small retailers. The San Jose region includes many active and open accounts however the ideal candidate brings some of their own accounts, increases existing business while prospecting within the assigned territory and targeting new account openings. A competitive nature and genuine passion for the food and beverage industry in general is a recipe for success.

Skills & Qualifications:
•  Fine wine sales experience in California a must. Proven track record of success in the region you’re applying to is very important for growth in the position
•  Must be motivated, organized, self-starter who is able to work independently to achieve sales goals that are clearly outlined each month/year
•  Basic spirits knowledge and/or a passion for craft cocktail culture is a plus

Requirements:
•  Must reside in California and have wine/sales relationships to build on
•  Valid California driver's license, safe driving record
•  Reliable transportation to service the sales territory
•  Proof of insurance on the vehicle is required
•  Servicing accounts (5-10) daily, requiring driving and getting in and out of the vehicle
•  Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more (we sell a lot of bubbly)
•  Ability to work the occasional evening or weekend tasting/event
•  Understanding of wholesale, retail and on-premise pricing and margins
•  Basic Microsoft Office/Outlook knowledge

Compensation:
Base salary + Commission + Bonus
Car allowance
Phone / Internet / Expenses
Medical and dental coverage
401(k)
Paid vacation and holidays

Perks:
Path for growth within the company/management potential
Pro travel/annual supplier trip(s) offered
Continued education/skills training stipend
Generous sample policy
Employee discount on Maritime’s Wine Club
Annual employer matching of employee’s charitable donation/fund of choice
Respectful of work/life balance and employee wellness

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, June 12th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Salary Information:
DOE

Contact Information:

Maritime Wine - California
Kellie Davenport