Market Manager - Western Washington
Who we are:
Firestone Walker Brewing Company began in 1996 as a small brewery with roots in the wine country on California’s Central Coast. Now a regional craft brewery, our singular purpose remains – to craft the world’s best beers. We are passionately in pursuit of the perfect beer… and never satisfied.
What the job involves:
The Market Manager role is ultimately charged with increasing the sales of our portfolio of highly awarded beers. This includes direct responsibility for key On and Off-Premise accounts, increasing sales and securing new distribution in existing and new accounts, and working closely with the distributor network in the assigned territory to maintain and develop all accounts.
The responsibilities of the position include, but is not limited to the following:
Uncompromising pursuit of new On & Off-Premise distribution Call on existing key accounts to retain/develop existing distribution, secure new distribution, make timely presentations and introduce new and “limited release” beers Execute weekly On and Off-Premise promotions and periodic special events that generate brand awareness and consumer sampling, as well as new distribution at target accounts Develop and maintain strong, positive relationships with account staff and distributor sales personnel Set the standard for follow-up and follow-through in every aspect of the role Travel to company meetings; participate in market blitzes in other territories, and otherwise work with other members of the FW team to execute/achieve the sales plan Complete necessary administrative reporting and communications on a timely basis Maintain all sales goals and personal budgets outlined to you and your territory Other duties as periodically assigned by your manager
Beer Before Glory