Sales Account Specialist

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

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Located in Santa Rosa, CA, we are seeking a Sales Account Specialist to assist the Director of Sales & Marketing, liaise with Production Sales Managers (internal) and Regional Sales Managers (external), as well as interface with customers. This position is expected to grow in to a Sales role within 12 months.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Coordinate shipment of samples from internal/external Sales Managers.
• Follow up on released orders that are leaving our outside storage facility.
• Maintain an internal fluid buy list for Sales Managers on a weekly basis.
• Gather tech sheets, tasting notes, bottle shots for customers
• Assist with Customer visits, set-up and clean up
• Data-entry in company production and reporting systems
• Assist internal Sales Managers with managing production timelines for customers including Wine Approval Documents and Production Approval Documents
• Assist customers who specialize in flash site sales
• Maintenance of price lists and eventually pricing grids
• Production liaison between internal production team and RSM’s, enters production projects in company data base, & attends internal production meetings when needed
• First point of contact for cold calls/new business via website
• General administrative responsibilities to support Director of Sales & Marketing

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
• Need someone full of MOXIE – work hard, play hard, problem solve
• Culture driven – collaboration with all departments essential
• Ability to manage, develop, and implement strategic plans to maximize efficiencies
• Strong time management, organizational & interpersonal skill
• Experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
• Familiarity with a variety of beverage/spirit concepts, practices, and procedures
• Strong computer skills
• Desire to learn all area of sales and quickly climb ladder in to a full sales role within 12 months
• Powerful communicator

AWDirect offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 401K plan, paid time off and more.

Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Work Environment.

To be considered for this position, please respond with a cover letter and resume.

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