Position Closed - Posted March 10, 2018

Long Island Sales Rep

Stony Creek Brewery Supplier Hempstead, NY

About The Position

Responsible for representing and growing sales for Stony Creek Brewery in on & off-premise accounts in Long Island. MUST HAVE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE EXPERIENCE; BEER EXPERIENCE HIGHLY PREFERRED. 

Overall Responsibilities including but not limited to: 

  • Execute Stony Creek Sales Strategy to establish market focus and complete sales goals while aggressively pursuing new on and off-premise distribution in assigned territory
  • Build strong relationships with the buyers at top on-premise and off-premise accounts as well as all key personnel  
  • Build strong working relationships with key personnel at the distributor  
  • Effective wholesaler management with results of reaching Stony Creek sales goals and brand objectives.  
  • Schedule periodic “ride withs” with distributors   
  • Schedule and attend promotional events, such as samplings, pint nights, beer dinners, regional beer fests, etc. in assigned territory
  • Execute all administrative responsibilities in a timely manner (i.e. submission of distributor reports, weekly reporting as required by the Brewery, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Must reside on Long Island  
  • 3-4 Years of sales experience with a brewery/supplier, wholesaler/distributor. 
  • Must be a motivated, charismatic with a self-starting personality
  • Ability and willingness to work independently 
  • Working knowledge of the craft beer industry and wholesaler operations 
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to be proactive and take initiative
  • A high level of organization, planning and multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong oral communication skills: ability to talk to others to convey information effectively; strong written communication skills
  • Strong persuasion skills: Ability to influence decision makers and persuade others to change their minds or behavior through  skill and knowledge of all our beers and the craft beer community
  • Social Perceptiveness - Aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do
  • The ability to relate and communicate to a vast array of people.
  • The ability to have flexible hours that may be over 40 hours a week, including a significant amount of night and weekend work. Overnight travel will be required.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, Email, Excel, VIP, Word, PowerPoint etc. 
  • (strong strategy building and analytical skills required) 
  • The ability to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Valid Driver License with a good driving record, a reliable, registered and insured vehicle, and ability to drive to and from accounts continuously
  • Must be able to lift and or move up to 50 pounds
  • Cicerone or other Beer certification strongly preferred 
  • Have a great passion for craft beer