California Area Sales Manager
Are you an experienced beer sales professional who enjoys leading a team and organization to great success? Do you pride yourself on your ability to cultivate relationships? Can you prioritize your goals and work towards them in order to hold yourself, your team, and wholesalers accountable? Are you able to maintain an even-keeled attitude while working under pressure to meet deadlines and deliverables?
Allagash Brewing Company, based in Portland, Maine seeks an experienced (at least 5 years progressively responsible experience in beer sales) California Area Sales Manager to join our sales team. The ideal candidate has the ability to manage the market and lead a team of high energy, high performing individuals with varied skill sets and levels of experience. Superior communication skills are crucial to this role, and versatility to engage effectively with coworkers, accounts, and wholesale partners is essential. This position requires extensive knowledge of the Craft Beer segment and the ability to train and instruct to maximize the sales potential of each team member. Expert level organizational ability, including time management, is a must to be successful. Highly proficient computer skills, with strong knowledge of Google Suite, or the equivalent, and the ability to learn new technologies as they become relevant is expected. This position will supervise a team of 3 individuals in Field Sales/Territory Manager roles to start, with the potential for team growth.
This is a salaried, full-time position. We are offering $85,000 to $115,000 base compensation for this role, and an individual offer will be based on experience, skills, and qualifications. Additionally, this position is eligible for our sales incentives program, with the potential to earn up to an additional $10,000 each year as well as annual company wide profit sharing. We are proud to provide excellent benefits including: 100% paid premiums for employee health, dental, life and disability benefits; free mental health counseling; generous paid time off; paid volunteer time; up to $5,250 annually for continuing education; fitness reimbursements; and 401(k) with employer match up to 4%. To start, onboarding will take place at the brewery. Two trips to the brewery are planned every year to meet in-person with the sales team and dedicate time on campus to immerse yourself in all things Allagash.
All members of the sales team are eligible for: company vehicle; laptop and cellphone; Fitness in the Field; ergonomic benefits to set up your home office, and many other generous sales programs.
This position requires evening and weekend hours. A valid driver's license is required for this position. Occasional travel to and from the brewery is required. This position ideally will be based in the greater Los Angeles area or other major urban market in California.
Allagash Brewing Company
Independent craft brewery in Portland, Maine