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Craft Beer Sales Representative – New York City

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    Sixpoint is a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based craft brewery, born out of an 800 square foot garage in Red Hook in 2004 by home-brewer Shane Welch. In 2014, Sixpoint was honored to join the Brewers Association list of the Top 50 craft brewing companies. Facing continued exponential growth, we are currently looking for star-performer Craft Beer Sales Representatives for Manhattan.

    About the Opportunity:

    The Craft Beer Representative works as part of the Sales Team to focus on developing new accounts and maintaining current accounts within Manhattan. A high emphasis is placed on increasing the availability and visibility of products in new and existing accounts by using harnessing a consultative sales tactics culture and aligning the goals with our wholesaler partners.

    Recipe for Success:

    Passion for people and beer
    Desire to build a career in sales
    1 to 3 years of proven results-oriented experience in outside sales, customer service, or within the food & beverage industry
    Familiarity with the craft beer industry
    An intense competitive spirit with an assertive, confident personality
    Strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results
    A “marathon mindset” – meticulous planner, tenacious and determined
    Strong judgment, professional maturity and unimpeachable integrity
    Highly personable with an ability to make connections with diverse people in diverse settings
    Highly entrepreneurial and resourceful
    Excellent problem solving skills
    Excellent data analysis skills
    Excellent communication and presentation skills
    High “digital IQ” - familiarity with digital marketing, mobile, social media and web, and the role they play in the sales process
    Familiarity with CRM and industry sales data systems
    Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Google Apps
    Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite a plus
    Ability to work both independently and within a team to accomplish goals
    Ability to manage budgets with an owner-mindset
    Ability to manage both internal and external teams
    Effective time management, ability to multitask, prioritize and plan different responsibilities and initiatives
    Bachelor's degree required
    Cicerone Level I / Level II Certification preferred

    Fermented With:

    100% focus on selling products and/or upgrading number of product lines in retail accounts (bars/restaurants, liquor/grocery stores/convenient stores)
    Identifying major accounts that are not being penetrated with Sixpoint products, and developing a plan to establish business with such accounts
    Improving conditions and merchandise accounts by building displays, resetting coolers and displaying point of sale items to increase visibility of the brand.
    Partnering with distributors to ensure orders are placed, products are received and business is growing at accounts
    Partnering with accounts to define, plan and execute win-win events
    Conducting waitstaff / bartender educations, beer tastings and evening promotions

    Poured With:

    A variety of benefits including: training programs, excellent healthcare, a 401K program with company match, and a competitive compensation package.

    Special Requirements:

    Valid driver's license, registered and insured vehicle, clean driving record and ability to drive to and from accounts and distributors continuously - preferred but not essential
    Ability to lift and move cases and/or kegs of beer frequently
    Ability to climb, kneel, and stoop to arrange and display point of sale frequently
    Mad Scientists Need Only Apply.

    We are the Mad Scientists. We are grounded in fundamentals, emancipated by our imagination; we are ahead of our time. We believe in living on the fringe, and surfing on the cusp. We are not afraid to take risks, because we believe in each other and we believe in ourselves. We believe the ultimate formulations are out there in our universe, and we must find them. Our highest truth is authenticity. We believe in connecting people through stories, formulas, design and culture. Innovation through formulation. Beer Is Culture! Lead The Charge.

    To apply:
    The mad science behind Sixpoint's canned craft beer starts by visualizing what a beer could be and building it from there. Visit our site for more information about our formulations and to find where you can try them for yourself today.