Kobrand Corporation

District Manager

US-NY-New York
1 month ago
ID
2017-1095
# of Openings
1
Category
Sales

Overview

Currently, we are searching for a dynamic, highly motivated and goal-oriented District Sales Manager to be based in Manhattan, New York Market. This individual will be responsible for growing Kobrand Total Portfolio in key accounts, working with suppliers, and distributor sales representatives, conducting special events and executing corporate market initiatives.

Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the position include the following (other duties may be assigned as needed):

  • 85% focus on account management / 10% focus on distributor management/ 5% administrative.
  • Maintain a key account list and develop personal relationships with key buyers/owners and managers
  • Work with local distributors and Kobrand suppliers to sell brand to retailers
  • Propose and conduct on/off premise promotional events
  • Conduct wine tastings and wine dinners for consumers/trade
  • Review monthly account performance
  • Identify market trends and opportunities and propose action plans to supervisor
  • Manage individual quota for depletions, placements and qualitative efforts

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum three years’ experience selling fine wines (Sommelier, Supplier, Distributor)
  • Must have proven track record in developing new business, managing existing accounts, calling and maintaining business relationships
  • Must have exceptional closing skills, strong verbal/written communication and organizational skills
  • Passion and knowledge of wine, wine regions and the wine industry (WSET, CSW a plus)
  • Strong computer skills are a MUST (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)

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