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Western New York Sales Representative

VOS Selections

New York, NY

Job Description:

VOS Selections is a leading importer/distributor of exceptional wine, craft spirits and sake. VOS supplies the top echelon of restaurants and retails shops in the NY Metro market. The wines and spirits in the portfolio are hand-made by women and men who strive to express the highest quality of their place. The VOS team of 22 is filled with the same passion for excellence. Headed by Victor Owen Schwartz, they serve the New York/ New Jersey/ Philadelphia markets with personal service and attention to customers’ needs. To learn more, please visit www.vosselections.com

VOS Selections is hiring a sales representative for an established and growing Western New York account run. The territory includes, but is not limited to, Buffalo, Amherst, Niagara Falls, Rochester, Syracuse and Ithaca.

The ideal candidate has experience in distribution with a proven track record of exceeding sales quotas and has established strong relationships with on and off premise accounts. The position requires a self-motivated, organized, energetic, creative and ambitious person. Related wine and spirits experience, such as restaurant and retail, is welcomed. Sales experience in other fields is also welcomed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•  Innovative and proactive
•  Established relationships with off premise and on premise accounts
•  Strong business and interpersonal skills
•  High level product knowledge
•  Ability to adapt to market changes
•  Meticulous attention to detail and high personal standards of performance
•  Excellent verbal and communication skills
•  Passionate about the wine and spirits world
•  Valid drivers license
•  One – two years industry or related experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•  Forming relationships and building distribution in both on and off premise accounts
•  Maintaining strong relationships with established customers, while growing business significantly
•  Directs sales campaigns in existing and new accounts with Company products visiting 6-8 customers daily
•  Facilitates product sales on selected items/brands within a pre-determined period, meeting monthly and yearly sales goals and objectives
•  Works in collaboration with Company supplier partners (Work-withs)
•  Develops new accounts through cold-calling prospective new customers
•  Attend monthly sales meetings, including educational seminars on new or existing products
•  Responsible for timely response (within 24 hours) on all communications within the company or with outside business sources

Full-time, commission, bonus, health insurance, benefits, 401k

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, October 10th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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