Sales Representatives - full time
Young fast moving Italian wine importer/distributor is seeking ambitious and self-motivated sales professionals to work in NYC, Upstate NY and NJ. The successful candidates will have a proven record of success in placing select wine in restaurants and stores in the area. They will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with high end restaurants and quality retail stores, while managing a portfolio of select wines and bringing them successfully to the market place.
Key Skills & Attributes include:
Strong knowledge of the wine industry
Excellent communication skills
Strong Organizational skills and ability to multitask
Experience with New York city restaurants and retail wine stores
Highly self-motivated and ambitious
Honest and reliable
Active learner with initiative and drive
Cold calling skills
Exceptional customer follow-up skills
Excellent time management
Able to lift a case of wine approx. 27 pounds
Possess a dependable vehicle, valid driver's license, proof of state registration and insurance
Possess an acceptable driving record.
Candidates must bring an active on/off premise account list for the area they represent.
Knowledge of Italian language is an advantage but not essential.
Compensation: min. monthly draw + comm. + expenses + bonus incentives. After trial period, with three consecutive months of min. sales achieved, a wine knowledge trip to Italy will be offered.
Experienced candidates only need apply.