Sales Representative Little Rock

Sales Representative

Full Time • Little Rock
Duvel Moortgat is internationally recognized as a leader in the high-end beer segment and is the fourth largest craft brewery by volume in the United States. The Duvel Moortgat family includes Duvel USA, Brewery Ommegang and Boulevard Brewing Company. We recently created Boulevard Beverage Company, a small but mighty opportunity focused on explorations outside our traditional beer homeland. Quirk Hard Seltzers are the latest innovation and are made with real fruit juice and ingredient-driven flavor combinations. Our beers, hard seltzers and cocktails are built by our people, who are bound together by a devotion to our products and customers. We offer a competitive salary, employee bonus, medical/dental, 401k, educational assistance, parental leave, and other wonderful employee perks and benefits!

SUMMARY

 We are currently seeking a Sales Representative for the state of Arkansas with emphasis in the Northwest and Little Rock markets.  The sales representative will report directly to the Regional Market Manager for Arkansas, Oklahoma and Southwest Missouri. 
 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Ensure the implementation of all sales and marketing programs for the entire portfolio
  • Motivate distributor sales force to achieve sales objectives
  • Focus on selling products and/or upgrading number of product lines across distribution channels
  • Identify accounts that are not being penetrated with Duvel USA products and develop a plan to establish business with such accounts
  • Conduct wait-staff / bartender educations, beer tastings and beer dinners
  • Ensure proper merchandising of on- and off-premise accounts
  • Plan and execute on-premise promotions as permitted (note: evenings; weekend festivals) 
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with key accounts both on and off-premise
  • Work with local distributors to increase brand awareness and consumption
  • Be responsible for the allocation and use of point-of-sale materials
  • Collect data (e.g. pricing, distribution) as required
  • Compile and submit reports required for the sales division
  • Operate effectively within corporate and budgetary guidelines
  • Track and monitor progress in all identified accounts
  • Observe all state and federal laws pertaining to the sale, merchandising and promotion of malt beverages 
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Two to three years malt beverage experience, preferably with at least two years at a wine, beer or spirits distributor
  • Must have a strong understanding of how both on and off premise accounts operate
  • Ability to interface with various levels of management, at wholesale as well as retail
  • Self-motivation and ability to work with limited amount of direction; ability to work both independently and within a team to accomplish goals
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to speak in front of large groups, conduct trainings/promotions
  • Strong work ethic; demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple responsibilities
  • An intense competitive spirit with an assertive, confident personality
  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results
  • Strong judgment and professional maturity
  • Excellent problem solving skills; mathematically proficient
  • Willingness to travel overnight and a good driving record
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and Power Point
  • Embrace the Duvel Moortgat values: Passion, Quality, Sustainability, & Integrity 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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