District Manager West Florida, Tampa Bay, Naples

Job Title: District Manager West Florida

Position Reports To: SMUSA Management

Position Location/Territory: Tampa Bay, Naples

Position Objectives: This position is responsible for working with a distributor team and independently within an assigned district to expand the Santa Margherita portfolio.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Call on key accounts within assigned District – accounts will include on-premise and off-premise
  • Work with distributor personnel to achieve sales goals – new placements, revenue, case goals
  • Provide educational wine training to distributor partner and key accounts through tastings and special events/dinners
  • Develop and continue to build relationships within the distributor both on and off premise and key accounts in the assigned area
  • Continue to develop wine knowledge, business acumen, and sales skills to increase professional growth
  • Display original thinking and creativity for problem solving
  • Communicate pertinent information between SMUSA management, Distributor management and key accounts
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, adapt and respond to change quickly
  • Other duties as assigned by SMUSA Management

Additional Skills and/or Educational Background:

  • At least a 2-year sales experience with a diverse portfolio is required along with proven On-Premise experience. Supplier experience preferred
  • Prior sales experience in retail or restaurant experience is preferred along with good general knowledge of wine, a passion for wine and a passion to sell
  • This position requires the availability and willingness to work flexible hours and weekends, when necessary
  • Candidate must be prepared to reside within designated territory. Preferred candidate would live in the Tampa Bay area

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