Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. - Southwest, PA

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America’s premier artisan brewer is looking for an exceptional sales person who loves good beer and wants to craft a career pursuing their passion. We are a growing company so we are looking for candidates who can grow with us by demonstrating a high capacity to learn and take on new challenges. The primary focus is to position Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. as the premier craft brewery in the minds of our consumer by espousing the virtues of craft beer and motivating key on- and off-premise accounts and distributor sales teams to feature good beer more often. Some of the components of this multi-faceted job include increasing distribution, securing displays, on- and off-premise features and promotions, staff trainings, POS (point-of-sale) management and leading the thought about good beer within the distributor and in the marketplace. Accomplishing such feats requires an exceptional person who possesses a strong beer distributor background, including industry-related sales. This job requires an exceptional work ethic, extensive passion for good beer, knowledge of breweries and beer styles and the ability to grow Sierra Nevada’s business at the distributor level. The focus of the job is to work with distributors and key retailers, with concentration on building relationships with on-premise accounts, to build Sierra Nevada’s business in San Diego County. Preference will be given to qualified candidates who currently reside in Central or South San Diego County and have knowledge of the area. Requires computer knowledge and proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (including ability to enter, retrieve, and interpret data in spreadsheets), ability to understand the market planning process, basic understanding and use of selling skills, public speaking skills, and the ability to express oneself in an articulate, succinct and professional manner. A minimum of 2-year college degree (or equivalent experience) required, 4-year college degree (or equivalent experience) preferred. The preferred candidate should also have at least two years of beer distributor sales experience. Must be able to lift 35-pound cases, as well as maneuver and place 168-lb kegs. Extensive car travel required, with approximately 3 nights/month overnight travel on average (some flying), and must be available to work evenings. The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license free of any major violations in the last three years. A satisfactory background check, in conformance with established Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. employment standards, will be required as a post-offer, pre-employment check. You must be at least 21 years of age to work for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

**Applications will be accepted until midnight PST on Friday, May 23, 2014**

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Founded in 1980, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is one of America's premier craft breweries, highly regarded for using only whole-cone hops and...