COLORADO MOUNTAIN REGION SALES REPRESENTATIVE – GREAT DIVIDE BREWING COMPANY

(Posted 7/12/19)

Great Divide Brewing Company, an award-winning regional craft brewery located in Denver, Colorado, is adding to its Sales Team.

The Sales Representatives primary objective is to work with our Distributor Partners to grow the availability and visibility of Great Divide Brands in the marketplace.

THIS POSITION’S PRIMARY TERRITORY WILL BE THE COLORADO MOUNTAIN TERRITORY AND SURROUNDING AREAS AS EXPLAINED BY MANAGER.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Increase overall distribution
  • Improve overall visibility and awareness
  • Working Closely with our partners to become an extension of their Sales Force

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Manage accounts with the goal of gaining new distribution and driving rate of sale through promotional activity and consumer awareness
  • Weekly communication including the week plan and a recap of the previous week’s accomplishment including promotional activity
  • Participate in quarterly wholesaler business planning meetings
  • Track execution on all sales programs, including surveying accounts display and distribution execution
  • Visit a minimum of 40 accounts per week
  • Work with Distributor Sale Force 1-2 times per week
  • Weekly Activation – two promotions per week in the On or Off Premise Channels
  • Attend events and sponsorships including, account resets, tap takeovers, tastings, beer dinners and festivals

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Candidates must demonstrate examples of being a self-starter and possess strong organizational skills
  • This position requires an excellent work ethic, extensive passion for good beer, knowledge of breweries and beer styles, and the ability to grow Great Divide business at the retail and distributor level
  • Must be able to lift 35lb cases and maneuver and place 160lb kegs
  • Extensive car travel is required

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • This position requires computer knowledge and proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite and VIP
  • Must have a basic understanding and use of selling skills, and the ability to express oneself in an articulate, succinct, and professional manner
  • Basic understanding of the three-tier system
  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • The ability to understand the market planning process for craft beer sales is essential

Qualified applicants should possess superior knowledge and passion of the craft beer business, experience in a similar role at a brewery or distributor, ability to excel in an autonomous work environment, exceptional work ethic and ability to understand the big picture while keeping a close eye on the details, strong written and verbal communication skills, capability to multi-task, and a major appreciation for organization. Applicants should also possess a clean driving record, night and weekend flexibility, and an outstanding relationship-building personality.

We offer a full benefits package, incentive plan, and 401(k).

Interested and qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to CoolJobs.Sales@greatdivide.com with the subject line “Sales Rep – Mountains”. We will be conducting interviews as qualified resumes come in. The position will remain posted until filled.