HIRING: IE SALES REP

SALES REPRESENTATIVE – INLAND EMPIRE

Ritual Brewing Co. is seeking sales professionals with a passion for great beer to be a part of our sales team in Southern California.

Ritual Brewing Co., located in Redlands, CA opened in 2012 and is led by a team with decades of combined craft beer and business experience. Our 23,000 square foot brewery features a custom 30 BBL brewhouse and continues to grow rapidly.

Our Sales Representative’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing new business for Ritual Brewing Co. within an assigned territory, on and off premise sales; identifying and assisting with the planning and organization of Ritual’s participation in events such as craft beer / brewer’s festivals and charity events; coordination and presentation of Ritual’s product portfolio to accounts and ensuring that all territory accounts are contacted regularly.

A passion for excellent craft beer is a must. Plan on learning something new each day and using it to cultivate raving fans. We are looking for motivated, fun and creative people that infect others with their passion for craft beer and are connected to the craft beer community.

Professional sales experience and a track record of strong sales growth is highly preferred as is exposure to the hospitality industry or retail stores that feature beer. You will spend most of your day working with restaurants, bars and grocery stores.

If this sounds like a great gig and you meet our requirements we’d like to meet you.

Some Details:

The Sales Team at Ritual works hard and plays hard; you will be expected to keep up in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment while maintaining focus and a slightly warped sense of humor

  • Knowledge of Craft Beer is a must! A familiarity with Craft Beer and the industry is required. Industry experience, whether working in Craft Beer sales and distribution, Craft Beer-centric hospitality establishments, or a brewery, is preferred.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work with limited amount of direction both independently and as part of a team to accomplish goals
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to speak confidently and professionally in front of groups while conducting tastings, training and promotions
  • Passionate work ethic and demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Collaborate with Director of Sales to establish target account lists including placement priorities and volume projections
  • Conduct server / bartender education sessions, beer tastings and beer-themed dinners
  • Be responsible for allocation and use of POS materials and ensure proper merchandising of all accounts
  • Plan and execute On-Premise promotions as required (This will include some evenings and weekend festivals)
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with key accounts both On and Off-Premise
  • Track and monitor progress in all identified accounts while meeting / exceeding set goals
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Passionate work ethic and demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to interface with various levels of management, at retail and within the Ritual structure
  • Secure a passing grade on the Certified Beer Server test located at Cicerone.org within 30 days of employment. Ability to achieve Certified Cicerone status on an agreed upon timeline
  • An intense competitive spirit with an assertive, confident personality
  • Dedicated sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results
  • Sound judgment and professional maturity
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and mathematically proficient with the ability to communicate effectively in writing
  • Good driving record, reliable transportation and above average common sense. Travel throughout the Southern California region is required.
  • Knowledge of draught systems, basic beer merchandising and POS placement are desirable
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

Forward your cover letter telling us why you are the person for this job along with your resume to [email protected]. Please indicate “Sales Rep Position” in the subject line.

Ritual Brewing Co. offers competitive compensation with an aggressive sales commission plan and bonuses.  Individuals are encouraged to grow their passion, knowledge and skills in an effort to become more valuable to the company, therefore becoming eligible for compensation increases and promotions. Benefits package includes Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance, Paid Time Off and Holidays.

Employment is subject to background check, drug screening and physical examination.

It is the policy of Ritual Brewing Co. to afford equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, political preference or veteran status.

Ritual Brewing Co. is committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

Ritual Brewing Co. reserves the right to revise the job or to require different tasks be performed when circumstances warrant, including but not limited to emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments

Deadline to apply is Monday November 20, 2017

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