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Independent Sales Contractor

Grace Under Pressure & True North Wine Merchants

Remote > Los Angeles, CA

Job Description:

Are you a fanatic of Grower Champagne? A devotee of Burgundy? Someone who can get lost in a bottle of Barolo? One who yearns for the authentic and genuine Napa Valley of yesteryear?

As importantly…are you a self-motivated, self-starting, goal-driven Sales Professional?

Grace Under Pressure, importer of Special Club Champagne and True North Wine Merchants, importer and distributor of Burgundy, Piedmont, Napa Valley, and Oregon jointly seek an Independent Salesperson to represent their two books in the Los Angeles Area. This role is one of an independent contractor that is truly self-employed and who is free to represent other books as well.

The territory comes with ready-made business and dozens of prestigious, active accounts. The goal is to increase placements per account and to grow the account universe. This is a 100% commission job. The role requires the complete management of a territory calling on restaurants, wine bars and retail wine shops, and developing relationships with new accounts.

•  Schedule tasting appointments and meetings with current account buyers
•  Maintain current wine placements in active accounts
•  Develop relationships with new and prospective accounts and buyers
•  Make weekly sales calls in person, over the phone and email
•  Conduct tasting appointments with buyers and share wine knowledge
•  Maintain accounts receivable
•  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
•  Schedule market work with winery partners

•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•  Wine sales (or restaurant wine sales) experience preferred
•  Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and can respond quickly to demanding situations
•  Extremely well-organized, personable, and knowledgeable about wine
•  Work effectively with minimal supervision
•  Motivated, enthusiastic team player
•  Ability to lift 40-50 lbs.
•  Have reliable transportation
•  Live in or near the desired territory

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Sunday, May 26th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
$‌25,OOO.OO ‍−‌ $5O,OOO.OO 100% Commission, so sky's the limit

Contact Information:

Grace Under Pressure & True North Wine Merchants
Jonah Beer