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Southern California Wine Sales Representative

Posted: December 7, 2023 Expired: February 15, 2024
The Rare Wine Co.
California
FULL TIME
2 Year
Job Title: Southern California Wine Sales Representative

Department: Sales

Reports To: General Manager

About Us:

Elevage is a fast growing, new distributor in California. We are proud to be the exclusive representatives of some of the most sought after wines in the world from the likes of Rosenthal Wine Merchant and The Rare Wine Company. With a focus on producers who anchor on place and quality, Elevage is quickly carving out a space within the wine distribution landscape.

Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Wine Sales Representative to join our team in Southern California. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of wine and the California market. Ideal location would be the Los Angeles metro area. In this role, you will be responsible for growing new business and maintaining existing relationships, promoting and selling our portfolio of wines, and achieving sales goals.

Responsibilities:
  • Open new business and maintain relationships with key accounts in the LA metro area
  • Promote and sell the company's portfolio of wines to retailers, restaurants, and other businesses
  • Build a strategy to drive sales
  • Establish a strong presence in the market through consistent outreach and in person appointments
  • Educate customers about wine and provide recommendations
  • Conduct wine tastings and events
  • Manage inventory and track sales data
  • Report to general manager on sales performance and customer feedback
Requirements:
  • 2+ years of experience in wine sales
  • Strong knowledge of European and domestic wine
  • Familiarity with the California market - existing trade relationships are a plus
  • Willingness to hustle and to hear “no” without losing motivation
  • High level sales and EQ skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Strategic mindset - “proactive not reactive”
  • Ability to work independently in an organized fashion and as part of a team
  • Valid driver's license
Compensation and Benefits:

Competitive comp and benefits package including health insurance and retirement savings plan

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter telling us why you’re interested in the position, along with a resume. Resumes without a cover letter will not be reviewed. No recruiters, please.

Please note: Applicants must be 21 years of age or older.
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