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Sales Manager- Southern California

Posted by LIQS Cocktail Shot on 19 Apr 2017   Share

Job basics

  • Brand Name:LIQS Cocktail Shots
  • Location: Los Angeles, California 90004
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Supplier
  • Categories: Sales
  • Beverages: Alcoholic Beverages
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: Founder
  • # of Direct Reports: 0
  • Benefits: Health Insurance, Vehicle Allowance
 
Job Description

LIQS is a premium RTD product that has gained tremendous momentum country as we are currently distributed in 8 states.  Primary sales focus includes off-premise chain accounts and high volume on-premise account such as arenas, nightclubs, concert venues, casinos, golf clubs and music festivals.  


LIQS is a "Cocktail Shot," that is liquor based shot mixed with real fruit juice and sealed in a plastic shot glass.  They are portable, easy to chill/serve, provides inventory accountability, product consistency while adding incremental sales to accounts by selling away from the bar.

 

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Grow our business by launching the brand in SoCal to high volume on-premise accounts as well as chain off premise accounts. 
  • Drive sales and distribution within assigned territories to achieve sales objectives.
  • Manage sell-in and marketing activations to ensure product sell through and re-orders.
  • Build /maintain/create relationships with the trade via in-person visits, phone conversations, and email.
  • Identify and communicate issues and opportunities to the appropriate personnel.
  • Increase brand awareness and knowledge among distributor employees by offering assistance such as account visit, ride-alongs, and attending team meetings.
  • Leverage existing relationships with distributors and accounts to drive new placements.
  • Travel to call on key buyers, distributor personnel, and interact and work with company sales personnel.
  • Attend trade shows and networking events to support the company and increase brand awareness.

 

Job Requirements
  • 5+ years of spirits/wine sales and management experience on a regional level.
  • Have an impressive rolodex of trade contacts.
  • Must work well in both in a team environment and independently, plus possess an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Must be reliable, responsible, high energy, outgoing and passionate.
  • Tech savvy with smartphone, tablet, and laptop.

 

about LIQS Cocktail Shot

LIQS brings together the essence of a fresh cocktail and the convenience of a ready-to-drink shot to provide you with the perfect party starter.  Currently sold in 800 off premise accounts and dozens of high volume night clubs and music venues around the country,