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Sales Representative - New York City

Volker Wine Co.

Hybrid > New York, NY

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Job Description:

Overview
Volker Wine Co. is an importer and distributor of exceptional wines founded by Volker Donabaum. We are focused on championing honest, visionary producers who believe in their wines and in the great things that we can achieve together. Volker founded Volker Wine Co. after working for other wine import companies in New York City, and our portfolio is well established in New York.

Summary
This sales representative will be responsible for servicing and building a customer base within New York City. This is a full-time, salary and commission-based position. We offer an expense budget and benefits after six months of employment.

Responsibilities
•  Responsible for maintaining and building strong relationships with our established customers
•  Identify new customers and acquire new accounts
•  Provide educational wine tastings/training to accounts when necessary
•  Commitment to your personal growth through the acquisition of product and general industry knowledge and connections
•  Regular service calls on each account
•  Rapport-building with decision-makers and providing excellent customer service

Qualifications:
•  Must have at least 2 years of wine industry sales experience in New York City
•  Must be flexible and able to easily adapt to changes
•  Positive attitude and a passion for the wine industry
•  Strong organizational and territory management skills
•  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•  Highly motivated and works well independently and on a team
•  Ability to build productive partnerships and collaborate with decision makers
•  General computer knowledge with a focus on Word, Excel, and Outlook required

Position Requirements:
•  Ability to lift and carry a 40lb wine case
•  Ability to transport samples to appointments
•  Appropriate authorization to work in the United States

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, January 24th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
Associate
Compensation:
Base and commission on sales