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Sales Merchandiser - San Fernando Valley & NW LA

Posted by The Winebow Group on 25 Jul 2017   Share

Job basics

  • Location: San Fernando, California 91340
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Distributor
  • Categories: Sales
  • Beverages: Alcoholic Beverages
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: TBD
  • # of Direct Reports: TBD
 
Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

To promote the use of The Winebow Group's portfolio throughout regional markets specifically aimed at the retail chain industry.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Develops effective strategic relationships in order to maximize product distribution within an established or growing customer base.

  2. Creates maximum exposure through shelf placement in retail locations. Rotates stock appropriately. Ensure product is in correct location.

  3. Develops broad base of support for The Winebow Group's services by maintaining regular contact with key decision makers and retail staff.

  4. Works closely with the Merchandising Lead to monitor sales growth and market penetration using weekly/monthly reporting tools.

  5. Provides educational programs, materials and services to retail staff where necessary.

  6. Works, when necessary, with The Winebow Group's accounting department to resolve any billing issues within their designated region.

  7. Responsible for communicating directly with The Winebow Group's Customer Service Department any specific ordering or shipping needs indicated by clients within their territory.

  8. Meets agreed upon goals and objectives effectively and in a timely manner.

  9. Arrives at work, appointments, meetings, and all work-related functions on time and as scheduled.

  10. Attend department and divisional meeting as required.

  11. Conduct tasting and wine education and particulates in trade shows as necessary.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

1. Attends meetings and functions.

2. Performs other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Significant travel by automobile.

 

EQUIPMENT/MACHINERY USED

Automobile, telephone, copier, fax machine, computer, calculator, beeper, hand cart, ladder, step ladder.

 

Job Requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Lifting-up 30 lbs+ climbing ladders, bending, sitting, carrying, standing, manual dexterity, reaching, visual acuity, driving.

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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

1. Must be able to lift 30+ lbs, bend, twist and knell

2. Must have a valid DL and clean driving recorded

3. Must be computer literate

4. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

5. Wine knowledge preferred

6. 1+ years Sales experience

about The Winebow Group

The Winebow Group comprises national importer and distribution houses that offer comprehensive portfolios of fine wine and spirits from around the world.


The company represents some of the most established, family-owned properties in prominent growing areas, as well as a new generation of winemakers and distillers who are dedicated to innovation and quality.


Led by President and CEO David Townsend, The Winebow Group was created in 2014 with the merger of two prominent industry forces, The Vintner Group and Winebow. Both companies were founded in 1980, grew significantly in recent years, and shared a common culture based on passion, knowledge and outstanding customer service.


By bringing together the best resources and the best practices of each company, The Winebow Group’s financial strength, operational expertise, extended reach, and focus on education provide a unique platform and an unprecedented level of service in the fine wine and spirits sector.


The concept behind The Winebow Group name reflects the coming together of The Vintner Group and Winebow to create a new, unified identity. While the name maintains the legacy of Winebow, it also communicates the concept behind The Vintner Group of bringing together a variety of entities to form a larger group that shares core values and practices.