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San Jose/East Bay Distillery Sales Role

Griffo Distillery

Remote > San Jose, CA

Job Description:

Area of Responsibility:

Establish, foster and build client relationships.
Field incoming requests for sales as well as proactively search out new sales
opportunities.
Provide customer advice, information and quotations.
Attend and/or work sales and marketing events to promote the Griffo Brand.
Work closely with distributor representatives to increase points of distribution and
depletions. Do “ride-along’s” as needed.
Selling direct to retail resellers (liquor stores, hotels, restaurants, bars).
Collaborate on marketing collateral, branding, advertising strategies, tradeshow.
Must be able to use car for sales travel (compensation available).
Geographic focus will be Northern California.
Some weekend work will be required.
Work with Sales/Marketing team, Distillery Operations and Management to
develop new products for our own product line.
Conduct customer distillery tours as needed.
Create and manage sales budgets as agreed upon with senior management.
Conduct staff training and development as needed.
Work closely with the distillery operations team on communication points for our
portfolio of products.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & OTHER ABILITIES:

Must have a true passion for, and a detailed understanding of distillation. Must be
able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of spirits and the distillation process
and product distribution.
Minimum 3 Years prior spirits sales experience.
Prior experience with customer relationship management software.
Strong analytical and selling skills.
Demonstrated sales acumen.
Computer skills required: Excel/Word/Outlook proficiency highly desirable.
Must be comfortable in conducting demonstrations and pourings.
Top notch face to face, telephone, email communications and relationship
building.

EDUCATION:

High School Degree/Certification.
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

Ability to be on feet for up to 75% of the prescribed shift.
Ability to lift 50 pounds, able to stand, bend, stoop, twist and turn for prolonged
periods of time.
The position will require working inside and outside various times of the year and
may require prolonged exposure to heat and humidity.
Be willing to travel as necessary.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, June 25th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
Mid-Level
Compensation:
$6O,OOO.OO ‍−‌ $9O,OOO.OO Plus commission
Reference No:
01092023

Contact Information:

Griffo Distillery
Tim Bushey