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Spirits Specialist


Pine Brook, NJ

Job Description:

Spirits Specialist Job Duties:

•  Works alongside the Spirits Portfolio Manager and VP of Portfolio Management as well as Sales leadership to develop a strategic plan to maximize the distribution and marketing of our brands as well as prospect new brands that fit the portfolio to deliver growth potential.
•  Able to state on top of changing market and industry trends. Works closely with key tastemakers and USBG.
•  Identifies target account types and opportunities.
•  Acts as an authority on the spirits portfolio and can develop educational selling tools.
•  Effectively presents in front of large groups. Advocates for highly acclaimed spirits in addition to lesser known brands.
•  Ability to support accounts with tastings, staff trainings and consumer events.
•  Prepare market work opportunities for supplier representatives.
•  Assist Spirits Brand Manager in maintaining healthy supplier relationships.
•  Maintain a social media following via Facebook, Twitter & Instagram that adheres to corporate policy.
•  Use of web-based productivity apps.

Spirits Specialist Skills and Qualifications:

•  Occasional lifting up to 45 lbs., bending, sitting, standing, manual dexterity, reaching, visual acuity.
•  High School Diploma or GED; College Degree Preferred.
•  3-5 years of wine/spirits industry experience.
•  Superior follow through and the ability to handle multiple tasks with limited supervision.
•  Highly organized.
•  Network of influencers in the spirits industry.
•  Experience managing or working with wholesaler.
•  Prior Computer and Phone Customer Service Experience Preferred.
•  Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook programs.
•  Excellent oral and written presentation skills with the proven ability to communicate across multiple teams.


Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, September 30th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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