Wine Sales Representative Jobs Vacancy in Grapevine Distributors Columbia
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Wine Sales Representative Jobs Vacancy in Grapevine Distributors Columbia Jobs Details:
Established in 1991, Grapevine Distributors is a successful family business importing and distributing wine from family wineries from around the world. We have sixteen sales people who sell our wines to restaurants, wine shops, and key chain accounts across the Carolinas. We employ state-wide sales managers, sixteen sales people, seven delivery drivers and seven support staff, including five family members.
-Develop a sales and marketing plan to sell the wines represented by Grapevine within the assigned territory
-Meet established weekly, monthly, and yearly goals
-Cold call existing and new restaurants and wine shops within the territory to develop new Business
-Monitor growth and report with the use of weekly and monthly reporting tools
-Communicate in an extremely timely manner with customers, the office, and management
-Coordinate and conduct supplier ride-withs, in-store tastings, wine dinners, charity events, and staff trainings
-Assist in keeping our new website updated with events, blogs, and announcements
-Work with the accounting department to resolve payment issues within the territory
-Work with the warehouse to coordinate product delivery, including assisting with deliveries during holidays, short weeks, or if the territory delivery driver is out for a day
-Prefer at least two years’ experience in the fine wine market
-Knowledgeable of the wine growing regions and grapes of France, Spain, and Italy
-Resident of Columbia, SC Metro Area (at least 21 years old) with a valid SC driver’s license and insurance
-Proven customer service skills
-Excellent writing skills
-Able to work with little supervision
-Able to lift 45 lbs repeatedly
-Able to travel to Concord, NC once / month for Friday sales meetings and attend one weekend long sales retreat / year
-Reliable laptop computer (PC, not Apple)
-There is a base salary based upon experience plus monthly bonuses. Highly motivated people with an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong desire to succeed will do well. This position is unable to support someone who expects the sales to come to them.
-Generous car allowance
-Home office expenses
-Verizon wireless internet card
-50% Employer / 50% Employee split on health insurance offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield
-Retirement planning for long-term employees
-2 weeks vacation (The week after New Years and one week during the summer months)
-Scholarships for books, classes, and tests for wine certifications; including the required CSW
-In house financing through payroll deduction for new laptops if and when needed
-Opportunities to earn winery related trip
-Cash and prizes offered by the wineries and Grapevine for hitting short and long-term sales goals
Learn more about us at www.Grapevinedistributors.com. The site is new so doesn’t yet list our extensive portfolio of wines from around the world.
Resumes without cover letters or salary requirements will not be considered.
We will contact only the most qualified candidates for phone interviews. Successful phone interviews will be followed up with in person interviews at either our Concord, NC or Mt. Pleasant, SC office.
Salary Information, Base Salary plus Bonus:
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $30,000.00 to $45,000.00 /year
- Sales: 3 years (Preferred)
- Customer Service: 3 years (Preferred)