Brewery Sales Representative:

 

Job Title: Brewery Sales Representative

Location: Fire Maker Brewing Company / Atlanta, GA 

Reports To: Owner 

Position Type: Full-time, Base Salary Plus Competitive Commission

 

Who We Are: 

Fire Maker Brewing Company is a start-up brewery in West Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia. The Fire in Fire Maker represents the burning passion and ambition we all have in us, that desire to accomplish our goals and dreams. A Fire Maker is someone who goes out and lives their life to the fullest. That's who we are, and we want to be that beer people have while pursuing and celebrating the accomplishment of their goals. Sound good so far? Then read on, fellow life enthusiast! 

A strong team, like a great beer, is the sum of its parts. Our next necessary ingredient is the Brewery Sales Rep. 

So, who are the people behind Fire Maker? Our Owner has a decade of experience in the Georgia alcohol scene with a background in the distribution and craft brewery side of the industry. Our Head Brewer brings 12 years of professional brewing experience to the company. And, our Marketing Manager has a decade of experience in visual arts and over 4 years in branding and marketing companies. Everyone at Fire Maker is extremely passionate about their job and we are looking for someone with the same mindset to join our team.

Position Summary: 

The Brewery Sales Rep will be our face in the market and will sell our brands all over the Greater Atlanta area in on-premise and off-premise accounts. The Brewery Sales Rep works in partnership with the Owner to maintain the company’s vision and culture in the greater Atlanta market. The Brewery Sales Rep will be passionate and knowledgeable about craft beer. They’ll enjoy spending time in the market, educating and selling consumers on our delicious beers. This is not an entry level job. We are looking for an experienced beer sales rep who wants to join and grow with a start-up company. We want someone who enjoys selling beer and winning in the market!

 

Essential Functions:  

  • Supports Fire Maker’s Core Values and Goals

  • Maintains and grows relationships with targeted accounts

  • Builds lasting relationships with the buyer and decision makers at various accounts

  • Finds the right accounts for our products. We don’t want to just pack the shelves, we want true placements that make sense and pull our product through consistently

  • Creates new smart business to reach sales goals

  • Has solid experience with on-premise and off-premise alcohol sales

  • Works closely with our distributor partners. Good collaboration with them can lead to success for everyone

  • Well educated in beer styles, descriptions, and the brewing process

  • Makes sure Fire Maker has the look of a winner in every account

  • Builds relationships with our distributor sales reps in the market, and helps them in regards to Fire Maker Products

  • Hosts/Participates in weekly events such as: beer dinners, beer festivals, tap take-overs, various promotions, and other events as needed

  • Works with ownership to make yearly sales business plans and reviews

  • Has great communication skills

  • Well versed in Microsoft Office

  • Extraordinary time management and organizational skills

  • Creates plans of action to execute successfully in the market, and uses sales logs to follow up successfully with all business contacts

  • Able to remain professional at events and in situations where taps are flowing

  • Able to work nights/weekends and some holidays

  • Helps our target accounts and new businesses see how our brand benefits them by doing business reviews of our brands in their accounts

  • Maintains quality control in the market with all Fire Maker Products

  • Has great problem solving, adaptability, and customer service skills

  • Constantly stays up to date on competitors pricing and market moves

  • Able to assistant in other areas of the brewery as needed

   

Required Qualifications:  

  • A minimum of 3 years practical and professional sales experience in the beer industry

  • Previous experience at a brewery or beer distributor

  • Clean Driving Record, and reliable vehicle with insurance

  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lb and occasionally lift and/or move up to 65 lb

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Wins the market mentality

  • Familiar with using various sales software

  • Ability to work flexible days and hours

  • Ability to become a Cicerone Certified Beer Server within three months

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Strong Knowledge of the Greater Atlanta Beer Market

  • First level Cicerone certification (Certified Beer Server)

 

Important Skills: 

  • Proactive with an ever-present eye toward improving the Fire Maker presence in the Greater Atlanta Market

  • Positive and friendly, this is important whether with customers or other employees

  • Solutions-oriented, takes an optimistic and persistent approach to problem solving

  • Creative, seeks out new ideas and approaches to ensure more people know about Fire Maker

  • Organized; is able to efficiently call on accounts in the state of Georgia

  • Honest and diligent

 

Compensation based on experience. Benefits include PTO, Paid Holidays, Gas Reimbursement, Oil Changes, Health Insurance (or Health Insurance reimbursement), and Beer. 

How to Apply: 

Please submit an application below with your cover letter and resume (both required) with the subject line “Brewery Sales Rep – Your Name”  

*NO WALK-INS and/or PHONE CALLS 

**Must be at least 21 years of age 

***If this posting is still up we are still accepting applications

 

 
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