Trinitas Cellars is seeking a key team member to lead our wholesale efforts in Northern California. This high growth territory is primed to exceed revenue goals and establish Trinitas Cellars as a wine list staple. Trinitas offers incredible benefits unique to the wine industry. Above and beyond the basics (health, dental, vision, paid time off, etc.) we also offer a business culture based on integrity, respect, humility and implore our team to think like an owner, not just an employee. This atmosphere rewards our team’s hard work, values the ability to embrace change and always strives to create value to our customers. If you are looking for more than just an achievable quota and want to truly help shape a business, this is the opportunity for you.
We are looking for a very motivate self-starter with experience within the wine industry who has a proven track record with On and Off Premise wine sales including Off Premise chains in California. The ideal candidate should have a true passion for wine and be very outgoing.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Sales Representative is responsible for managing all on/off premise activities and programming within his/her designated accounts & to ensure maximum market penetration, brand awareness and sell-through. The Sales Representative is expected to present, sell, merchandise, and execute brand initiatives that will increase distribution, achieve Trinitas Cellars objectives and increase consumer pull. This position is responsible for managing all sales within an assigned territory in order to continue to grow Trinitas Cellars wines. The sales manager is expected to understand and embrace the Trinitas family philosophy, passion and company culture.
We are seeking a Sales Representative based in the Northern California area. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic, excellent communicator and well organized. Able to establish and maintain professional sales relationships with key on and off-premise retailers within the territory.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Achieve Quarterly & annual shipment goals, gross profit goals and performance goals in area of responsibility
Develop a very strong working relationship with assigned accounts to include buyers, wait-staff etc.…
• Deliver on KPIs to increase distribution & sales growth within key account base
• Develop and maintain an organized list of key accounts in the territory, to include on premise and fine wine retail customers
• Maintain a regular customer call schedule and review upcoming programs and priorities with each customer quarterly
• Review and analyze sales trends to develop territory strategy monthly
• Use sales report against metrics, gauge progress, measure successes and to identify opportunities for growth/profitability
• Work directly with accounts to increase placements and sales
• Assist at all special events, wine dinners, tastings and festivals in the territory
• Work closely with the Sales Director to set goals and priorities for the territory
• Support Trinitas Cellars Values and Purpose
• Other duties as assigned
• Occasionally assist with market work outside of CA
• Currently reside in within driving distance of the Napa Office.
• 1 to 3 years successful selling experience, preferably in wine or alcoholic beverages
• Proven track record of success in sales
• Strong customer service orientation
• Excellent English language communication skills (both written and oral)
• Solid one-on-one presentation ability and effective public speaking (group communication) skills
• Ability to formulate account strategies and execute against them
• Ability to work independently as well as be a team player
• Employee must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid Driver’s License and be insurable by company standards
• Must have vehicle to travel within assigned territory
• Competent with basic features in MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power point
• Comfortable using company provided software and sales management tools
• Maintain professional image and demeanor at all times
• Ability to lift 50lbs.
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*Applicants that apply elsewhere will not be considered.
We look forward to meeting with you and sharing our passion for excellence and growth!
The Trinitas Team