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Fine Wine Sales Specialist - Northern Virginia

Posted by Banville Wine Merchants on 18 Jan 2017   Share

Job basics

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia 20001
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Distributor
  • Categories: Sales
  • Beverages: Wine
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: DC/VA Sales Manager
  • # of Direct Reports: TBD
Job Description

We are a company in growth mode and have recently expanded our operations to include the DC/Virginia areas with new producers coming on board regularly and are looking to grow our sales force. We are currently looking for a passionate, educated and experienced candidate with strong relationships in Northern and Central Virginia.

  • Transition existing accounts and grow business to full potential.
  • Open new accounts to build your territory. 
  • Provide exemplary sales and ongoing customer service for all accounts, in addition to supporting accounts with wine tastings, dinners, events, etc…
  • Professionally plan and execute supplier market visits in your territory
  • Attend sales meetings, annual portfolio tastings and other company events.
  • Execute an overall sales strategy to meet or exceed revenue and placement goals.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Must have at least 3 years distributor wine sales experience
  • Knowledge of the market both on & off premise with key account relationships
  • Broad knowledge of fine wine a must; proficiency in French and Italian wine preferred
  • Must be outgoing, personable and represent the company in a professional manner
  • Incumbent can live anywhere within the territory or DC
  • Mobility within the territory. Vehicle a must
  • Must have valid states driver’s license
  • Computer literate with excel skills; 


  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Full Benefits to include Expense account & Travel allowance; Paid Vacation; Health, Dental and Vision insurance; 401K 

about Banville Wine Merchants

Banville Wine Merchants is a well-established New York-based National Importer of Fine Wines & Spirits focused primarily on distinctive producers from Italy and France. We are also a Direct Distributor in New York, New Jersey, DC and VA with a wholesale book that represents most of the major regions of the world. 

Please visit us at www.banvillewine.com to learn more about our company and portfolio.