Wine Sales Representative - Portland

Posting ID : A1068514971
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Sales

D'Vine Wine Distribution is a Portland-based importer and distributor of fine wines with operations covering the state Oregon, offering retailers and restaurants wines that represent a "best in class"-status of winemakers and winegrowers whose innovations are at the forefront of the industry.

We are seeking a highly-motivated sales person for an established territory in the Portland metro area with ample growth opportunity for the right individual. This is a full-time position.

Essential Functions:
1. Provide continuity of service to existing accounts.
2. Open new sales accounts through cold calling, networking and follow-up on leads.
3. Use online resources to research products, create sales materials and track customer contacts.
4. Provide customer support through staff training and product demonstrations.
5. Work together with colleagues on projects as directed.

Qualified candidates will possess:
- a proven track record of sales in a distribution role
- polished interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team environment
- computer literacy in Microsoft Office and a working knowledge of web-based CRM tools
- a comprehensive knowledge of fine wines from around the world
- strong organizational and time management abilities, and a pronounced ambition to succeed
- ability to sell to both on-premise and off-premise buyers
- an OLCC service permit
- reliable transportation

D'Vine Wine offers a competitive base salary plus commission, expense reimbursement and a comprehensive health benefits package.

To apply, please send your resume and a brief cover letter to the address at the top of this job posting. Your cover letter should include an introduction, a summary of your experience explaining how this position would promote your career goals and an anecdote detailing a recent professional accomplishment.

All inquiries are confidential.

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