West Portland Sales Representative

Block 15 Brewing Company

Portland, OR, USA


$55-75k (annually)

Sales / Marketing


Apr 12

Job Description

West Portland Sales Representative

Classification: Exempt

Supervisor: Sales & Distribution Director 4/11/2023

Job Overview

About Block 15:

This position will join a locally-owned and growing company that was born out of a passion for thoughtfully and excellently produced food and beer, social and environmental sustainability, strong local partnerships, and generously giving back to our community.

First established in 2008 as a community-oriented brewpub, Block 15 has grown to include three restaurant locations, two brewing facilities and a distribution company that covers the states of Oregon and Washington.

Job Summary:

Block 15’s Distribution Team is currently looking for a team player to fill the position of West Portland Sales Representative. This is a 40-45 hr./wk. position and an opportunity for the right individual to grow with our company. This Distribution Sales Representative is responsible for managing Block 15

Distributions wholesale market presence and product sales. The majority of this position's time will be spent directly building and maintaining account relationships out in the field. The successful candidate will be responsible for all Block 15 wholesale account relationships throughout West Portland and the surrounding territories. Some weekends, holidays and overnight trips are required.

Duties & Responsibilities

● Enthusiastic advocate for Block 15 Distribution products.

● Energetically support our Delivering Hoppiness program in the field.

● Be a resource on Block 15 Distribution products to accounts in the field.

● Maintain positive working relationships with wholesale accounts.

● Work directly with the In-House Distribution Team to ensure products are delivered to customers as ordered.

● Plan and execute fun and effective account events.

● Take the lead on coordinating between brewery and account if quality or service issues arise.

Skills & Abilities

● Positive attitude and teamwork mentality

● Strong interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written

● Strong organizational and time management skills

● Ability to multitask on action items and projects

● Strong attention to detail

● Ability to take direction and work independently

● Computer skills including MS Office and/or related Google apps

Required Minimum Qualifications

● Stellar customer service experience

● Passion for locally owned and operated organizations with strong ties to their community

● Clean driving record with current and valid Oregon driver’s license

● High School diploma or GED equivalent

● Have or be able to obtain OLCC and Washingtons’ MAST alcohol server’s permit

Desired Qualifications

● Previous Craft Beverage and/or Food sales experience

● Previous Sales and Distribution experience

● Understand or have ability to learn how to setup, troubleshoot and/or pour from mobile or permanently installed draft equipment

Physical Demands

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up 140lbs pounds or more by hand, as well as move heavier amounts using available equipment such as a forklift, pallet jack, electric pallet jack or hand truck.

Compensation & Benefits

Block 15 Brewing offers a competitive salary that will be determined based on experience, qualifications and market conditions. Benefits for Distribution Sales Rep staff include health/vision insurance, 401(k) with employer matching, paid time off, food and beverage credits and discounts on packaged beer and merchandise.

To Apply - Please include the following

1. Your resume

2. A cover letter that describes any previous beverage and/or food sales experience and any other relevant work experience you feel makes you an outstanding candidate.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 8-hour shift
  • Weekend availability

Work Location:

·      On the road

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