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We are seeking a quality sales professional with a proven track record to provide initiative and growth in our south San Joaquin Valley Territory . While this position will be based in Kern County (Bakersfield) we would prefer a local candidate that is familiar with the marketplace.
Area Sales Manager —
Plan, organize, and control sales functions from conceptual state through distribution cycles to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth objectives by performing the following duties: participates in overall area sales strategy and goal planning for Tioga-Sequoia and supplier beers; looks at territory with entrepreneurial eyes to seek out new opportunities to increase sales and penetration; responsible for sales growth within area; assists with the set-up and participation of in-store promotions and special events; maintains self-education on Tioga-Sequoia brands and the craft beer industry; prepares monthly paperwork on time and in a neat, legible, and professional manner; plans and participates in regular sales training activities including presenting at sales meetings, riding with sales personnel, and distributing new sales material to sales staff; ensures consistency with all marketing and sales activities throughout region as well as consistency with the rest of the company; provides monthly area sales reporting; and ensures POS exposure in each key account; coaches supervises all sales and marketing functions within specified area
Experience and/or Skill Sets
Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree (BA) from 4-year college or university; or 4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. B2B experience in the craft beer industry would be helpful. Candidates will have a passion for craft beer as well as being well-connected to the craft brewing community and craft beer marketplace. Must have a valid drivers license and vehicle insurance in good standing.
**Pre-employment drug screening, physical, and background check are required**
*If you meet these qualifications and would like to submit a resume, please email your resume and cover page to firstname.lastname@example.org*