Join our team. Kentucky Eagle is in the happy hour, long weekend, after 5 o’clock business. We are a family-built company, delivering the best wine and spirits come hell or high water. Full-time employees have access to a menu of great benefits including, medical, dental, vision, health savings accounts, LTD, STD, life insurance and a 401k plan with a 7.5% match. We also offer paid vacation, sick, paid volunteer time and parental leave.
This position is responsible for developing new distribution relationships and servicing existing customers to maximize profits for the Wine and Spirits division in the Louisville, Kentucky area.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Increase customer awareness of portfolio.
Ensure the adherence/maintenance of daily account schedules.
Manage current customer base and acquire new business by prospecting customers in the territory.
Meet or exceed sales goals.
Build and maintain positive relationships with customers.
Effective brand and package placement/presentation.
Monitor stock rotation, ensure valid license is in each account on each delivery, monitor pricing and effectiveness of sales promotions.
Responsible for updating all account information including; timely uploading of orders, update inventory data and maintain and collect all other data.
Be available nights and weekends to support promotions, specials events, etc. as necessary.
Ensure the use and maintenance of P.O.S. in all assigned accounts while ensuring compliance of all alcoholic beverage regulations regarding signage.
Ensure timely execution of all marketing programs from suppliers and /or Kentucky Eagle.
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1+ years of experience in the beverage wholesaler industry and/or 1+ years B2B sales experience.
WSET I/II/III preferred.
College degree preferred.
Ability to demonstrate effective computer skills.
Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written.
Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines.
Must be able to meet physical requirements of position including repetitive lifting of products, stooping, bending, walking and standing.
Must be able to repetitively life 25 pounds.
Must reside in the Louisville, Kentucky area.
Must have a valid Driver’s License with a driving record acceptable to KEI’s insurance carrier.
Meet requirements to obtain and maintain an ABC solicitors license.
Kentucky Eagle was built on teamwork and equal opportunity. We will continue to be successful when people are treated fairly and allowed to advance and achieve their full potential. It is the policy of Kentucky Eagle to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or any other characteristic protected by law.