Breakthru Beverage Group

  • Brand Ambassador

    Company
    Allied Beverage Group
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Sales/Trade
    Location
    US-NJ-Elizabeth
    ID
    2019-11961
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Brand Ambassador will be responsible for assisting in the development of key trade initiatives with full responsibility for the implementation & execution of these strategic plans & trade concepts within their market, working closely with the local sales team and supplier to ensure optimal execution.  They will be responsible for identifying and exploiting key trends & potential trade partners introducing any trade concepts to distributors, local operators & mixologists.  They will also act in an ambassadorial role within the market with a responsibility to represent, champion, educate and train on premium spirits, champagne and fine wines to all levels of the trade, internally and to consumers as needed.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Meet with key on premise accounts within the assigned territory to develop strong working relationships. Develop brand champions in on premise accounts.
    • Present brands, work toward achieving increased volumes and assist distributor in attaining objectives that are specifically driven thru strategic supplier brands. 
    • Must be visible at the distributor office and meet with sales representatives, management teams and suppliers, to ensure pursuit of consistent objectives and strategies. 
    • Align with key local events and participate where the opportunity fits our strategy, including the execution of national initiatives in the local market.
    • Provide weekly market activity report to supervisor to include list of objectives, accomplishments, competitive activities, special projects, etc. 
    • Develop reports as necessary to track budgets and KPI Target progress.

     

    Qualifications

    Educational Requirements:

    • Business Administration/Marketing Degree (or) Other relevant line of study

     

    Training and/or Other relevant line of study:

    • 4+ Years’ experience working in the premium on premise, hospitality industry, mixology accounts and white tablecloth restaurants and be well connected and knowledgeable about local mixology community within their market.
    • Experience in the development of cocktails in the on trade as well as conducting wine & champagne trainings
    • A sound knowledge of the international premium spirits, champagne and wine is required & a broad knowledge of the competitive set
    • Experience in a Brand Ambassador role a plus

     

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

    • Principles and processes for providing exceptional customer service within the industry and an entrepreneurial drive with proven record of sales success
    • Must be fully competent in using all Microsoft Office programs (or similar) especially PowerPoint as well as reporting software such as Diver.  Must be comfortable presenting and conducting brand trainings in front of large groups. Must have strong negotiation skills.
    • Must be highly organized, have attention to detail
    • Good time management skills

     

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to lift and carry a 45+ pound case of product on an occasional basis. Must be flexible to work nights/weekends as needed.

     

    Allied Beverage Group offers a competetive compensation plan which includes Health Insurance & Perks

    • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plan, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance Plan, etc. 
    • Referral bonus, Associate recognition, discounts with several vendors, etc. 

    EEO Statement

    Allied Beverage Group is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics.

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