Entry- Level Craft Beer Sales Associate (Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, Long Island, Staten Island)

  • Union Beer Distributors LLC
  • Brooklyn, NY 11211
  • Nov 01, 2022
Full time Sales

Job Description

Union Beer Distributors is looking for an entry-level Sales Associate to sell, promote and grow our ever-expanding portfolio in the world's most fast-paced, competitive, and demanding market – NYC. We are selling world-class craft, import, and domestic beers. We want candidates who are energetic, competitive, hardworking, and persistent. Someone who possesses a strong work ethic and a strong sense of responsibility and a desire to grow with a highly regarded family-owned company—then this could be the place for you! Union Beer has a culture of continuous improvement. We invest in our employee’s future with a comprehensive onboarding program, ongoing supervisor ride-withs, as well as product training, and tuition assistance. Union Beer practices a policy of promoting from within. Come join a winning team! Great place to gain sales experience and work at a diverse and family-oriented company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and maintain effective account relationships and promote the goodwill of the company
    • Represent our world-class brands in a dynamic market
    • Grow brand presence within our existing accounts
    • Proper merchandising of accounts with permanent and paper POS
    • Effective Accounts Receivable collections according to State Law
    • Develop accounts base by opening new accounts and growing points of distribution 
    • Handle customer inquiries regarding credit, delivery, product information, and other questions as they arise
    • Execute monthly and quarterly priorities as related to business activities
    • Create relationships with appropriate account personnel and supplier teams to maintain and improve customer service
    • Support the Marketing Team in executing brand development programs and placement of promotional materials
    • Rotate product to maintain the freshness as required
    • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills
    • 21 years of age or older to comply with federal and state regulations
    • Has a passion for beer, superior customer service skills, and the ability to build relationships with customers
    • Valid NYS driver's license depending on the assigned territory
    • Most routes require a vehicle. A monthly untaxed stipend covers costs associated with owning and operating a vehicle
    • Entry level-No experience is necessary
    • Capacity to bend and lift heavy objects regularly
    • Strong time management and organizational skills.
    • Strong comfort level with technology.
    • Must be able to obtain a solicitors license and maintain
    • Must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends
    • Ability and willingness to work independently and with a team
    • Must be able to read, write and speak English
    • Bilingual (Spanish) skills for this position are a plus, however not required

Benefits

Full Medical and Dental, Tuition assistance (subject to terms and conditions), bonuses and incentives, competitive vacation package, 401k Plan, Car Reimbursement, 11 paid holidays, profit-sharing, paid training, and an opportunity for growth, and development throughout the company.

-COMPANY OVERVIEW-

Join the Union Beer Family—

Union Beer Distributors is representative of the market in which we operate. Energetic, dynamic, diverse, competitive, and growing. We are looking for candidates to develop professionally in this marketplace by demonstrating a high capacity to learn and take on new challenges.

Union Beer Distributors is part of the Sheehan Family Companies -- a family-owned and operated beer distribution network responsible for marketing and selling the highest quality beers across the United States with dominant operations throughout the Northeastern United States. Managed by the same family for the past century, our company places unparalleled value on our strong relationship with our customers. We maintain an outstanding lineup of world-class products and even more importantly, a strong team of world-class people.

The Sheehan Family Companies are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe in an inclusive culture that provides mutual respect with salary advancement based on merit and individual performance.  Sheehan Family Companies is committed to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against any protected class. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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