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  • Sector: Sales & Hospitality
  • Function: Wine - Sales
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiration Date: 30 September 2023
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2177915_1693442588

Job Number: 2177915

We have a new opportunity to share with you or if you know of someone who is looking to make a change.

Seeking a highly motivated, and goal-oriented experienced Italian Portfolio Specialist covering the Mid Atlantic markets. This individual will be responsible for sales to key accounts, working with suppliers, distributor managers, and sales team, conducting special events, and providing market information to the VP, Group Manager.


The duties and responsibilities of the position include the following (other duties may be assigned as needed):

* 85% focus on account management/10% focus on distributor interaction/5% administrative

* Maintain a key account list and develop personal relationships with key buyers/owners and managers

* Work with key distributor personnel to sell brands to on-premise/off-premise key accounts

* Propose and conduct on-premise/off-premise promotional events

* Conduct wine tastings and wine dinners for consumers/trade

* Review monthly account performance

* Identify market trends and opportunities and propose action plans to the Group Manager

* Manage own quota of depletions, placements, and qualitative efforts


* Minimum three years of experience selling fine wines in both on-premise and off-premise accounts

* Must have a proven track record in developing new business, managing existing accounts, and maintaining business relationships

* Must have exceptional closing skills, strong verbal/written communication, and organizational skills

* Passion and knowledge of Italian wine & wine regions as well as Italian culture and gastronomy (CSW/WSET or other similar credentials a plus)

* Bachelor's degree required

* Strong computer skills are a MUST (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)

Apply today!

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Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly benefits offered include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life AD&D, STD, Commuter FSA, + state mandated benefits.

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