Craft Brew Alliance representing high quality hand crafted beers with a portfolio from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company, Redhook Brewery, Kona Brewing Co. and Omission has an immediate opening for the position of Division Sales Director located in Seattle, Washington . This position reports to the General Manager, West and is responsible for the strategic direction of the assigned territories. This individual will direct the activities of the regional sales staff; hire, coach and mentor team to drive profitable sales. The Director will monitor all sales activities and adjust plans as necessary.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
Specific job duties:
Develop annual sales strategic plan for the Division
Ensure execution of plan to meet objectives
Hire and develop staff to cover targeted markets
Assist staff to develop on and off premise plans for their respective markets
Partner with peer level staff to develop consistent programs, training and procedures
Responsible for maintaining an outstanding regional distributor network
Bachelor’s degree in business, like discipline or equivalent years of work experience. Management experience preferred.
6- 8 years of related experience, preferably in alcoholic beverages
Extensive sales management experience in the adult beverage industry
Demonstrated success establishing a sales and distribution network
Extensive experience working with wholesalers
Excellent people management skills
Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)
Great presentation skills
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, sales tracking and databases
Craft Brew Alliance offers a competitive compensation, rewarding work environment and growth for committed professionals. No phone calls, please. Craft Brew Alliance is an equal opportunity employer.
Craft Brew Alliance was formed with the merger of leading Pacific Northwest craft brewers – Widmer Brothers Brewing and...