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  • Sales Rep - Revolution Brewing Chicago

    Revolution Brewing is seeking candidates for the role of Chicago-based Area Sales Representative to join our fast-growing company. Our sales reps are our voice on the front-line working with our distributor and retail partners to ensure that fresh beer gets to our consumers. This position will be working primarily within the assigned area/distributor in the city of Chicago, specifically with CBS. As a result, a license and vehicle is required for this role.

    Responsible for account level representation and growth of Revolution Brewing products within a specified territory in Chicago Beverage Systems (CBS).

    • Work to become the preferred supplier within both accounts and local distribution process and network, specifically CBS for this role.
    • Develop expertise on Revolution’s products in the market, as well as those of our competitors.
    • Work 4.5 days per week in the market visiting on and off premise accounts. On average, 1 day per week will be spent traveling to other distributor areas outside of the core territory. ½ day per week will be spent in recap communication to Retailers/Distributors/Director of Sales.
    • Schedule and work with distributors personnel minimally one day per week visiting accounts.
    • Conduct samplings, promotions and trainings at bars and restaurants.
    • Set up and represent at regional festivals.
    • Conduct brewery visits for retailers.

    • 3 to 5 years of experience working for a beer wholesaler or supplier within the market.
    • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially using formulas in Excel.
    • Must have a reliable car and be able to travel; overnight travel will be required of this position for various events requiring all hands on deck.
    • Must be able to work flexible hours as needed (including evenings and weekends for various sales and marketing events).
    • Must be able to lift 35-pound cases, as well as maneuver and place 168-lb kegs.
    • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize tasks and handle multiple projects.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to adopt the Revolution Brewing voice in representing the brand.