Location: Dallas- Fort Worth
Building strong personal and business relationships with the Anheuser-Busch distributor network with a focus on building and executing local market plans and delivering the necessary focus to grow Kirin in the market
Responsible for increasing distribution and volume across on-premise accounts and key off-premise accounts (fine dining, trendy restaurants, beer bars, and package liquor) for Kirin.
Representing Kirin in existing key accounts and maintaining or growing beer volume by providing a high level of customer service, building customized promotional campaigns, and consulting customer on pricing and effective sales tactics.
Targeting potential new Kirin accounts and growing new business by effectively communicating Kirin's sales and marketing plans, building a financially sound sales strategy, and building strong relationships.
Activate accounts through negotiating menu placements, price specials / promo, brand visibility, providing proper glassware, selling in point of sale material, etc.
Work with wholesaler reps to ensure quality activations / promotions and to deliver a quality and consistent brand message in the market.
Conducting wait-staff /bartender educations, beer tastings and evening promotions
Bachelor's degree Required.
Certified Cicerone or Certified Beer Server preferred.
Passion for Beer and Food and desire to build a career in sales / marketing
1 to 3 years of proven results oriented experience in outside sales or within the food & beverage industry.
An intense competitive spirit with an assertive, confident personality.
Excellent problem solving and communication skills.
Ability to work both independently and within a team to accomplish goals.
Ability to manipulate and analyze data. Market Manager will be expected to identify gaps in the market using sales data and build data driven plans to close these gaps.
Demonstrated ability to plan and manage multiple responsibilities.
Strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results; and strong judgment and professional maturity.