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Wine & Spirits Sales Representative, Bay Area

Location: Hayward, CA (Gallo Sales Co.), US Daly City, CA, US Redwood City, CA, US San Mateo, CA, US Mountain View, CA, US San Francisco, CA, US Berkeley, CA, US Pacifica, CA, US Oakland, CA, US San Jose, CA, US San Bruno, CA, US South San Francisco, CA, US

Date: May 23, 2022

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Named a Glassdoor "Best Places to Work" five years in row, we couldn't be prouder of our company culture. As the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100+ unique wine and spirits brands, our products are synonymous with life's special occasions. Come celebrate with us! Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing

Why Gallo Sales Company?

The Gallo Sales Company, based in Hayward, is the Northern California distributor of E & J Gallo Winery brands. E. & J. Gallo Winery was founded by two entrepreneurs—Ernest and Julio Gallo with a vision to democratize wine in the United States becoming the largest winery in the world. This spirit continues today, where Gallo offers opportunities where we value innovation, collaboration, and creative thinking.  


Do you thrive in a fast-paced, competitive environment? Are you looking for an assignment that gets you out of the office and into your accounts? Are you interested in an opportunity to develop your problem solving skills and creativity in both individual and team environments? As a Sales Representative for Gallo Sales Company, you will independently manage a territory of pre-established accounts, building relationships through face-to-face interactions with your customers, as well as promoting a vast portfolio of wine & spirits including brands such as Apothic, Barefoot, New Amsterdam Vodka, etc. Ultimately, your responsibility will be to maximize Gallo’s exposure to the shopper through impactful placements in your accounts. Through extensive sales training and on-the-job experience, you will learn to be a successful, consultative salesperson. 


What You Will Do

Consultative Sales:

  • Call on pre-established grocery and drug chain accounts, like Safeway, Target, and CVS
  • Be the master of your own schedule, prioritizing time spent visiting accounts in order to meet and exceed monthly sales goals
  • Build and enhance relationships with decision-makers through consistency, reliability, and leveraging fact based data, with the goal of gaining incremental sales
  • Create customized sales presentations to inform and persuade decision-makers on the benefits of doing business with Gallo

Creative Merchandising:

  • On a monthly basis identify opportunities and locations to cross-merchandise in your accounts, outside of the liquor department, displaying Gallo products in an impactful way
  • Creatively merchandise Gallo products to stimulate impulse purchases using eye-catching display pieces (wine barrels, etc.)

What You Need

  • 21 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Bachelor’s Degree, or 4 years of sales experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; or Senior class standing at a college or university working and working towards a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Required to lift and move 45-57 pound cases of product.
  • Required to be physically capable of executing all essential functions to perform the job.
  • Required to have a car or personal transportation to access multi-store locations within assigned area and transport large point of sale materials.
  • Valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire.
  • Required to live with-in or in close proximity of assigned territory.


What Will Set You Apart

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working in a retail sales environment
  • Prior leadership roles or team involvement
  • Good communication, problem solving, and time management skills


Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.


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Equal Opportunity Employer

Gallo will consider all qualified applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, consistent with the requirements of applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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