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Account Manager Southern California

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90015

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.

Why Gallo Wine Company?

The Gallo Wine Company, based in Los Angeles, is the Southern California distributor of E. & J. Gallo Winery and other supplier’s brands. 

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 Gallo Account Manager you would be responsible for conducting wine and spirits category updates (resets) within Chain Retail Stores. The Account Manager may also lead external reset teams.

 

 

What You Will Do

  • Moves bottles, cases, and shelves within the liquor department of chain grocery stores.
  • Reads schematics and store layouts to determine proper flow of the department.
  • Works with store personnel to build working relationships in order to help successfully complete all reset tasks and responsibilities.
  • Leads a team of external hourly employees and guides them on a day-to-day basis in order to complete resets in a timely manner.
  • Position requires flexibility with schedule. Start times can be at 4-8AM and can shift to 10PM. Schedule is based on customer need (Albertsons, Ralphs, etc.). 
  • Position requires travel.  There will be out of town travel and overnight hotel stays up-to 25%.
  • Understands the accounts needs while maximizing Gallo’s merchandising objectives.
  • Surveys stores to see that updated schematics are being implemented and existing schematics maintained.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in overcoming problems specific to individual chains. Creates a sense of trust and dependency with customers.
  • Attends team meetings on a regular basis for the purpose of updating schematics, discussing current merchandising trends and specific chain planning objectives.
  • Communicates all store specific information to management in a timely manner.
  • Submits accurate detailed weekly and monthly reports to management in a timely manner.

 

What You Need

 

  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • 2 years of demonstrated sales experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Required to lift and move 45 – 57 pound cases of product.
  • Candidates for this position must have a 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.
  • Physically capable of executing all essential functions to perform the job with or without reasonable accommodation

 

 

What Will Set You Apart

The above plus:

 

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree.
  • Leadership aptitude or skill.
  • Good communication skills; sticks to point.
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Demonstrated teamwork experience

 

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

 

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Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

 

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
 
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.

 


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