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Wine & Spirits Sales Representative, San Fernando Valley

Location: Northridge, CA, US Woodland Hills, CA, US Reseda, CA, US

Date: Jun 4, 2022

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.

The Sales Representative Role: Offering | $1,000 Sign-On Bonus

As a Wine & Spirits Sales Representative with Gallo Wine Company, you will independently manage a territory of pre-established accounts (aka no cold calling!), build relationships through face-to-face interactions with your customers, as well as promote a vast portfolio of wine and spirits. 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.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Consultative Sales:

  • Call on pre-established grocery and drug chain accounts, like Albertsons, Ralphs, and Walgreens
  • 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:

  • 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.)

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • Bachelor’s Degree; or 4 years of retail sales experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; or Senior class standing at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 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.
  • Car or personal transportation to access multi-store locations within assigned area and transport large point of sale materials.
  • Required to lift and move 45-57 pound cases of product.
  • Required to be able to physically capable of executing all essential functions to perform the job.
  • Required to be at least 21 years of age.
  • Required to live with-in or in close proximity of assigned territory.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of retail sales experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Experience working independently in the field.
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial spirit, open to new ideas and challenges.
  • Strategic thinker with ability to build rapport easily with customers and colleagues.
  • Leadership aptitude or skill. Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong listening and presentation skills.
  • Well-organized with highly effective time and activity management skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated teamwork experience.

 

Gallo does not sponsor for 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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