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Wine & Spirits Sales Representative, Oakland Commission

Location: Oakland, CA, US, 94612

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Date: Dec 6, 2018

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Recognized by Glassdoor as a "Best Place to Work" two years in a row, we couldn't be prouder of our employees. We are the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100 brands. We are committed to driving innovation, sustainability, and fostering a culture of collaboration. We look forward to having you join the team! Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing

Gallo Sales Company, based in Hayward, is the Northern California distributor of E & J Gallo Winery brands. As a Sales Representative in the Commissionable Division, you will manage an assigned territory of Independent Retail accounts, consisting of liquor, convenience, and grocery stores, like Winco and Sprouts. In this role, you will be responsible for maximizing the representation and placement of Gallo products in accounts, as well as merchandise store specific shelves, cold boxes and floor displays. You will learn about our brands and also get on the job training to help build your product knowledge and sales skills.


What you will Do

  • Manage a territory consisting of 50 to 100+ accounts
  • Develop a strong knowledge of the alcoholic beverage and retail industry, understanding both competitive trends and pricing as well as a thorough understanding of Gallo’s products and business
  • Build successful relationships with key decision makers in your territory, understanding their business needs and strategies
  • Work to achieve and maintain monthly distributions goals within your territory
  • Merchandise Gallo product through maintaining shelves, cold boxes, and displays
  • Implement the use of creative point of sale to attract business within accounts
  • Maintain up-to-date weekly and monthly reports as well as keep track of inventory within individual accounts


What you will Need

  • 21 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or state issued equivalency
  • Bachelor’s degree; or 4 years sales experience to include 2 years of retail sales or beverage industry experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility
  • Valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain a California driver’s license within 30 days of hire
  • Car or personal transportation to access multi-store locations within assigned area and transport large point of sale materials
  • Ability to lift and move 45-57 pound cases of product
  • Required to be physically capable of executing all essential functions to perform the job
  • Live with-in or in close proximity of assigned territory


What will set you apart

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of retail sales or beverage industry experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility
  • Demonstrated teamwork experience
  • Availability to work weekend for special functions/events


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


To view a full job description, please click here.


Requisition ID: 58685


Job Id - USS001




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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

Job Segment: Sales Rep, Sales

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