Sales Manager

Brewery Ardennes

Geneva, NY, USA


Sales / Marketing

Mar 14

As part of our core team, we are looking for a motivated Sales Manager to lead our external beer sales and market our brand. The successful individual is personable, highly energetic and creative, a self-starter, has ability to build strong customer relationships and has a passion for craft beer.  

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead sales effort of craft beer kegs, bottles and cans to external customers
  • Responsible for identifying new customers and maintaining relations with existing customers to generate and deliver new orders including stocking customer shelves as needed
  • Develop and execute sales strategy to achieve or exceed annual sales goals and develop strong and lasting customer relationships
  • Core territory covers approximately 75 accounts including sales calls and deliveries every 1-2 weeks within a one hour radius of Geneva, NY including Canandaigua, Rochester, Syracuse, Ithaca and Finger Lakes area. Territory also includes key accounts in Buffalo with sales and deliveries made every 2-4 weeks.
  • Promote brewery portfolio including education of new products and expansion of existing products
  • Promote and market brewery externally and with customer partners including tastings, tap take-overs, brew festivals, community events, farmer’s markets and other promotional events
  • Core hours are Monday to Friday, but will include occasional evenings and weekends for promotional events.
  • Adaptable to a growing and changing work environment.
  • Additional duties as assigned

Required Experience

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Valid Driver’s license and clean driving record
  • At least two years’ experience in craft beverage sales and/or similar experience required
  • Familiarity with craft beer styles and flavors
  • Must be willing and able to work a varied schedule including occasional nights and weekends
  • A positive and collaborative attitude
  • Basic computer proficiency including Google Docs and Quickbooks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be willing and able to pass background checks

Desired Experience

  • Strong passion for craft beverages, particularly Belgian style beers
  • Cicerone certified


  • 24-32 hours per week
  • Hourly rate based on experience
  • Commission on sales
  • Medical/Dental/Vision benefits
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays 
  • Food & beverage discounts
  • Continuing professional development and opportunities to attend industry-based events

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work long hours on your feet
  • Ability to lift up to 55 lbs and move up to 160 lbs
  • Ability to work in a hot, wet, and loud environment
  • Ability to crouch, bend, lift, climb stairs, and reach
  • Ability to remain focused and level-headed under demanding situations

If you feel you have the required passion and experience, please submit your resume, and cover letter to

Equal Opportunity Employer ‐ Brewery Ardennes provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, marital status, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy.

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Brewery Ardennes

Brewery Ardennes is a Belgian-inspired craft brewery and kitchen in Geneva, the heart of New York’s scenic Finger Lakes. We celebrate the rich traditi...