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Market Development Manager- Cleveland, OH

Posted by SweetWater Brewing Company on 17 Mar 2017   Share

Job basics

  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio 44115
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Supplier
  • Categories: Sales
  • Beverages: Beer
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: Area Sales Manager
  • # of Direct Reports: N/A
Job Description

SweetWater Brewing Company is fishing for the next beer slinger to join our heady crew!  If you have a passion for craft beer and love to sell, grab your kayak and hop in the river with us!  Be fore-warned, you will have a blast spreading the SweeetWater lifestyle and sharing our brews with the folks in your market.  Those who do not like fun need not apply!


Job Objective:

Achieve growth in a pre-determined market by increasing awareness and visibility in on/off premise accounts and involvement in key community events, tastings, and festivals to achieve maximum brand awareness potential.  Northern Ohio territory with focus on Cuyahoga County.



  • Establish relationships and drive growth in 50 targeted on-premise and independent off-premise accounts

  • Conduct a minimum of 20 on and off-premise sampling events each month

  • Conduct a minimum of 6 impactful work-withs with distributor each month

  • Clearly communicate results of in-market activity to key stake-holders within 24 hours of market activity

  • T&E budget management and completion of monthly admin tasks of work calendar, reports, etc.
Job Requirements

Knowledge and Skill:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; or

  • 2 years of relevant sales experience (Wholesaler or Supplier)


Directly reports to the Area Sales Manager, works periodically with Zone Director.


SweetWater is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


about SweetWater Brewing Company

SweetWater Brewing Company is an Atlanta-based craft brewery living by the motto "Don't Float the Mainstream!" The award-winning lineup of year-round beers includes SweetWater 420, IPA, Blue, Georgia Brown, and Hash Session IPA.   Four annual seasonal releases offer palate pleasing variety -- 2016 featured Hash Brown in fall, Squeeze Box IPA with grapefruit in winter, Hash Session IPA in spring, and Goin’ Coastal IPA with pineapple in summer.   SweetWater also features an experimental, one-time-only Dank Tank series and more progressive styles in the 750 mL Cork & Cage series, which includes The Pit & The Pendulum and Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout.


SweetWater Brewery – located at 195 Ottley Drive in Atlanta – is open for tours every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. as well as Saturdays and Sundays from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. For more information about SweetWater Brewing Company, please visitwww.sweetwaterbrew.com. Follow SweetWater Brewing Company on Twitter/ Instagram @sweetwaterbrew, or become a fan on Facebook atfacebook.com/sweetwaterbrew.