Kobrand Corporation

  • MA - District Manager

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    ID
    2018-1125
    # 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 the greater Boston Massachusetts 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.

     

    • 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

    • Minimum three years’ experience selling fine wines (Sommelier, Supplier, Distributor)
    • Bachelor's degree required
    • 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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